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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Consultant
Rank 582 588 594
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 21 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.066% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.069% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 8
Median daily rate £463 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £371 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £591 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
43322 47779 48205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.49% 94.87% 93.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28576 30906 31008
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1509 1853 2022
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
North West +6 10 - -
South East +6 3 £463 +4.22% 1
London +1 3 £475 +5.55% 1
East of England +2 2 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 £450 -
IT Security Consultant
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IT Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 39 (60.00%) Information Security
2 36 (55.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (53.85%) CISSP
4 21 (32.31%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (24.62%) CISA
5 16 (24.62%) CISM
6 13 (20.00%) Firewall
6 13 (20.00%) COBIT
6 13 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (18.46%) Security Operations
7 12 (18.46%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (18.46%) Finance
8 11 (16.92%) Web Services
8 11 (16.92%) Cisco
8 11 (16.92%) PCI DSS
9 10 (15.38%) CISMP
9 10 (15.38%) ISO27002
10 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
10 9 (13.85%) MS Excel
11 8 (12.31%) Project Management
11 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared
11 8 (12.31%) Network Security
11 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (12.31%) WebEx
11 8 (12.31%) Security Operations Centre
11 8 (12.31%) Virtual Infrastructure
12 7 (10.77%) Security Hardening
12 7 (10.77%) SIEM
12 7 (10.77%) SC Cleared
12 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development

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 9 (13.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.46%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.62%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.00%) Firewall
2 8 (12.31%) Network Security
2 8 (12.31%) WebEx
3 2 (3.08%) SMTP
3 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.54%) DMZ
4 1 (1.54%) Internet
4 1 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.54%) LAN
4 1 (1.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.62%) JIRA
General
1 12 (18.46%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Advertising
4 1 (1.54%) Automotive
4 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.92%) Web Services
2 2 (3.08%) SAML
2 2 (3.08%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Security Operations Centre
2 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.62%) CESG
3 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.08%) Cryptography
4 2 (3.08%) NHS
4 2 (3.08%) PKI
5 1 (1.54%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.54%) Economics
5 1 (1.54%) Informatics
5 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.54%) Linux
1 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.00%) Information Security
2 21 (32.31%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (18.46%) Security Operations
5 8 (12.31%) Project Management
5 8 (12.31%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.77%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (10.77%) Risk Management
6 7 (10.77%) Security Hardening
6 7 (10.77%) SIEM
6 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (9.23%) Security Management
8 5 (7.69%) SDLC
9 4 (6.15%) IT Audit
9 4 (6.15%) ITIL
9 4 (6.15%) OWASP
9 4 (6.15%) Security Architecture
9 4 (6.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (6.15%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (53.85%) CISSP
2 16 (24.62%) CISA
2 16 (24.62%) CISM
3 10 (15.38%) CISMP
4 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared
5 7 (10.77%) SC Cleared
6 4 (6.15%) CEH
6 4 (6.15%) Degree
7 3 (4.62%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (4.62%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (1.54%) CASP
8 1 (1.54%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.54%) CGEIT
8 1 (1.54%) CLAS
8 1 (1.54%) CRISC
8 1 (1.54%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (55.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (20.00%) COBIT
3 11 (16.92%) PCI DSS
4 10 (15.38%) ISO27002
5 4 (6.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (3.08%) RMADS
7 1 (1.54%) HMG Infosec
7 1 (1.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) Snort
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) EnCase
2 1 (1.54%) Nessus
2 1 (1.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) Cisco
2 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.62%) Cellebrite
3 3 (4.62%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.08%) Forcepoint
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle
4 2 (3.08%) Sophos
5 1 (1.54%) AlienVault
5 1 (1.54%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (1.54%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.54%) IBM
5 1 (1.54%) Juniper
5 1 (1.54%) SAP
5 1 (1.54%) ScanSafe
5 1 (1.54%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.54%) Splunk
5 1 (1.54%) VMware