The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Information Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Consultant
Rank 403 399 415
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 31 34 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.14% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.15% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 12
Median daily rate £575 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £489 £488 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.25% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Information Security Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21038 22323 22486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.03% 94.76% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15053 15655 15400
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 367 417
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.82 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.15 £52.17 £41.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Information Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Information Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

Information Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Information Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in London

Information Security Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant across the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Information Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in London

Information Security Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Information Security Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in London

Information Security Consultant
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
City of London +42 3 £675 +42.10% 1
Croydon - 1 £575 -
Docklands, London - 1 £600 -
Information Security Consultant
England

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Information 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 London region featuring Information Security Consultant in the job title.

1 56 (98.25%) Information Security
2 26 (45.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (43.86%) CISSP
4 20 (35.09%) Finance
5 16 (28.07%) PCI DSS
6 13 (22.81%) CISM
7 12 (21.05%) Risk Management
8 9 (15.79%) Security Architecture
8 9 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (14.04%) CISA
10 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
10 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
10 7 (12.28%) Data Protection
10 7 (12.28%) Banking
11 6 (10.53%) COBIT
12 5 (8.77%) Penetration Testing
12 5 (8.77%) Vulnerability Management
12 5 (8.77%) ITIL
13 4 (7.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
13 4 (7.02%) Incident Management
13 4 (7.02%) SIEM
13 4 (7.02%) Security Operations
13 4 (7.02%) Information Governance
14 3 (5.26%) Data Loss Prevention
14 3 (5.26%) Smart Energy
14 3 (5.26%) CISMP
14 3 (5.26%) Security Testing
14 3 (5.26%) Degree

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (1.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (3.51%) DNS
2 2 (3.51%) Firewall
2 2 (3.51%) HTTP
2 2 (3.51%) Internet
2 2 (3.51%) Network Security
3 1 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.75%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.75%) LDAP
3 1 (1.75%) SSL
3 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (35.09%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) .NET
1 1 (1.75%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.26%) Smart Energy
3 2 (3.51%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.75%) CESG
4 1 (1.75%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.75%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.75%) FMCG
4 1 (1.75%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) Linux
1 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (98.25%) Information Security
2 12 (21.05%) Risk Management
3 9 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (15.79%) Security Architecture
4 8 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (12.28%) Data Protection
6 5 (8.77%) ITIL
6 5 (8.77%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (8.77%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (7.02%) Incident Management
7 4 (7.02%) Information Governance
7 4 (7.02%) Security Operations
7 4 (7.02%) SIEM
8 3 (5.26%) Data Loss Prevention
8 3 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.26%) Information Assurance
8 3 (5.26%) Project Management
8 3 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (5.26%) Security Management
8 3 (5.26%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.75%) Perl
2 1 (1.75%) PHP
2 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.75%) Python
2 1 (1.75%) SQL
2 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (43.86%) CISSP
2 13 (22.81%) CISM
3 8 (14.04%) CISA
4 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
4 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.26%) CISMP
5 3 (5.26%) Degree
6 1 (1.75%) CLAS
6 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.75%) PMP
6 1 (1.75%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (45.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (28.07%) PCI DSS
3 6 (10.53%) COBIT
4 4 (7.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) EnCase
1 1 (1.75%) Nessus
1 1 (1.75%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 3 (5.26%) Cisco
2 2 (3.51%) Qualys
3 1 (1.75%) ArcSight
3 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.75%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (1.75%) Juniper
3 1 (1.75%) LogRhythm
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) Palo Alto
3 1 (1.75%) Sophos
3 1 (1.75%) Splunk