The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Consultant
Rank 387 381 374
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 16 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.072% 0.062% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.067% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 14
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£500 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £418 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £503 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £488 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - -
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
20445 21023 20332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.91% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14135 14816 13711
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 371 455
Average hourly rate £18.71 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Information Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security Consultant in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +6 2 - - 1
Brentford - 1 £470 -
Information Security Consultant
England

Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Information Security Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Information Security Consultant in their job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Information Security
2 11 (37.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (37.93%) CISSP
3 10 (34.48%) Finance
4 8 (27.59%) CISM
5 7 (24.14%) Risk Management
6 5 (17.24%) Data Protection
7 4 (13.79%) Security Architecture
7 4 (13.79%) Cyber-Ark
7 4 (13.79%) Varonis
7 4 (13.79%) DatAdvantage
7 4 (13.79%) Rapid7
7 4 (13.79%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (13.79%) Firewall
7 4 (13.79%) Security Management
8 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.34%) ITIL
8 3 (10.34%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (10.34%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (10.34%) CISA
8 3 (10.34%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (10.34%) Cyber Security
9 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
9 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
9 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
9 2 (6.90%) Information Assurance
9 2 (6.90%) Degree
9 2 (6.90%) RMADS

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Information Security Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Information Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) IIS
1 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) LDAP
2 1 (3.45%) WAN
2 1 (3.45%) DHCP
2 1 (3.45%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
2 1 (3.45%) VLAN
2 1 (3.45%) Network Security
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Law
2 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) RMADS
3 2 (6.90%) CESG
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) SCADA
4 1 (3.45%) Human Factors
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (24.14%) Risk Management
3 5 (17.24%) Data Protection
4 4 (13.79%) Security Architecture
4 4 (13.79%) Security Management
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 3 (10.34%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (10.34%) Cyber Security
6 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (6.90%) Information Assurance
6 2 (6.90%) SIEM
6 2 (6.90%) Information Security Management
7 1 (3.45%) Change Management
7 1 (3.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.45%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) CISSP
2 8 (27.59%) CISM
3 3 (10.34%) CISA
4 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) Degree
4 2 (6.90%) CRISC
5 1 (3.45%) CCNP
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.45%) PMP
5 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.45%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (37.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.45%) SLA
3 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.45%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Cyber-Ark
1 4 (13.79%) Varonis
1 4 (13.79%) Rapid7
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) Juniper
3 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.45%) VMware