The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had IT Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Consultant
Rank 587 591 556
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -35
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 41 40 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.082% 0.076% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.080% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 37
Median daily rate £544 £475 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.47% -4.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £363 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - -
IT Security Consultant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47590 50276 48346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.76% 94.91% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 31357 32537 29765
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1463 1904 1944
Median hourly rate £17.10 £17.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +0.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.42 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

IT Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured IT Security Consultant in the job title.

IT Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

IT Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IT Security Consultant across the England region.

IT Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in England

IT Security Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

IT Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in England

IT Security Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IT Security Consultant across the England region.

IT Security Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in England

IT Security Consultant
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -18 12 £544 +20.83% 2
East of England +22 8 - -
North West +18 7 £550 +12.82% 2
South East +14 6 £600 +54.83% 2
Yorkshire - 6 £450 - 1
West Midlands -28 1 £450 -10.00%
South West - 1 £600 -
IT Security Consultant
UK

IT Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT Security Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring IT Security Consultant in the job title.

1 43 (49.43%) Information Security
2 35 (40.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (39.08%) CISSP
4 26 (29.89%) Finance
5 25 (28.74%) CISM
6 19 (21.84%) CISA
7 18 (20.69%) Risk Management
8 16 (18.39%) Firewall
8 16 (18.39%) Risk Assessment
9 15 (17.24%) Cybersecurity
10 14 (16.09%) Security Operations
11 13 (14.94%) PCI DSS
11 13 (14.94%) Security Cleared
11 13 (14.94%) Penetration Testing
12 12 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (13.79%) SIEM
13 11 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (12.64%) SC Cleared
13 11 (12.64%) PKI
13 11 (12.64%) Network Security
14 9 (10.34%) Security Management
15 8 (9.20%) BCP
15 8 (9.20%) Project Management
15 8 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
15 8 (9.20%) Security Operations Centre
15 8 (9.20%) SDLC
16 7 (8.05%) Security Hardening
16 7 (8.05%) Cryptography
17 6 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
17 6 (6.90%) Banking

IT Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (1.15%) GNU Octave
1 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.45%) GitHub
3 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.39%) Firewall
2 11 (12.64%) Network Security
3 5 (5.75%) LAN
4 4 (4.60%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (4.60%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.60%) WAN
5 2 (2.30%) DNS
5 2 (2.30%) Internet
5 2 (2.30%) MPLS
5 2 (2.30%) SMTP
5 2 (2.30%) Wireless
6 1 (1.15%) DMZ
6 1 (1.15%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 26 (29.89%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) Banking
3 5 (5.75%) Retail
4 2 (2.30%) Advertising
5 1 (1.15%) Automotive
5 1 (1.15%) Publishing
5 1 (1.15%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) Middleware
2 3 (3.45%) Web Services
3 2 (2.30%) SAML
3 2 (2.30%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (12.64%) PKI
2 8 (9.20%) Security Operations Centre
3 7 (8.05%) Cryptography
4 3 (3.45%) CESG
4 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.30%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.15%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.15%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.60%) Windows
2 2 (2.30%) Linux
3 1 (1.15%) Unix
3 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (49.43%) Information Security
2 18 (20.69%) Risk Management
3 16 (18.39%) Risk Assessment
4 15 (17.24%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (16.09%) Security Operations
6 13 (14.94%) Penetration Testing
7 12 (13.79%) SIEM
7 12 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (10.34%) Security Management
9 8 (9.20%) BCP
9 8 (9.20%) Project Management
9 8 (9.20%) SDLC
10 7 (8.05%) Security Hardening
11 6 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (6.90%) Vulnerability Management
12 5 (5.75%) Data Security
12 5 (5.75%) Information Assurance
12 5 (5.75%) SAP Implementation
12 5 (5.75%) Security Architecture
12 5 (5.75%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.15%) SQL
1 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (39.08%) CISSP
2 25 (28.74%) CISM
3 19 (21.84%) CISA
4 13 (14.94%) Security Cleared
5 11 (12.64%) SC Cleared
6 5 (5.75%) CLAS
7 4 (4.60%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (3.45%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (3.45%) Security+ Certification
9 2 (2.30%) CRISC
9 2 (2.30%) Degree
10 1 (1.15%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (1.15%) CASP
10 1 (1.15%) CCSP
10 1 (1.15%) CGEIT
10 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.15%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (40.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (14.94%) PCI DSS
3 6 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (5.75%) COBIT
4 5 (5.75%) RMADS
5 2 (2.30%) ISO27002
5 2 (2.30%) QA
6 1 (1.15%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (1.15%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (1.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (1.15%) ISO22301
6 1 (1.15%) ISO27005
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.15%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.15%) Snort
2 1 (1.15%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (6.90%) LogRhythm
2 5 (5.75%) SAP
3 4 (4.60%) Proofpoint
4 3 (3.45%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.45%) Cisco
4 3 (3.45%) F5
4 3 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.30%) ArcSight
5 2 (2.30%) Blue Coat
5 2 (2.30%) Juniper
6 1 (1.15%) Citrix
6 1 (1.15%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (1.15%) IBM
6 1 (1.15%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle
6 1 (1.15%) ScanSafe
6 1 (1.15%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.15%) Sourcefire
6 1 (1.15%) Splunk