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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Consultant
Rank 388 383 395
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 20 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.096% 0.11% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.12% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 8
Average daily rate £500 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £400 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £435 £488
% change year-on-year
+6.32% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 - -
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
19750 19818 20801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.67% 94.52% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13971 14054 14059
Average daily rate £450 £445 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 303 331 405
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +42 3 £475 -5.00% 1
Bromley - 3 £425 -
Information Security Consultant
England

Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 49 (98.00%) Information Security
2 23 (46.00%) Finance
3 21 (42.00%) CISSP
4 17 (34.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (22.00%) Banking
5 11 (22.00%) Firewall
6 10 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 10 (20.00%) CISM
7 9 (18.00%) ITIL
8 8 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (16.00%) PCI DSS
9 6 (12.00%) Identity Access Management
9 6 (12.00%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
10 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
10 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
10 5 (10.00%) CISA
10 5 (10.00%) Risk Management
10 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (10.00%) Investment Banking
10 5 (10.00%) CESG
10 5 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
10 5 (10.00%) Data Protection
11 4 (8.00%) Vulnerability Management
11 4 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (8.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 4 (8.00%) Change Management
11 4 (8.00%) Windows

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (6.00%) IIS
1 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.00%) PaaS
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.00%) Firewall
2 3 (6.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (6.00%) LAN
2 3 (6.00%) Network Security
2 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.00%) DHCP
3 2 (4.00%) DNS
3 2 (4.00%) VPN
3 2 (4.00%) WAN
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) Big Data
1 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 23 (46.00%) Finance
2 11 (22.00%) Banking
3 5 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.00%) Legal
4 2 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.00%) Private Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.00%) CESG
3 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.00%) FMCG
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Unix
3 2 (4.00%) Linux
4 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (98.00%) Information Security
2 9 (18.00%) ITIL
3 8 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (12.00%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (12.00%) Identity Access Management
5 5 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 5 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.00%) Change Management
6 4 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (8.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (8.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (6.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.00%) Threat Modelling
8 2 (4.00%) Requirements Management
8 2 (4.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.00%) SQL
1 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (42.00%) CISSP
2 10 (20.00%) CISM
3 5 (10.00%) CISA
4 3 (6.00%) CRISC
4 3 (6.00%) IISP
5 2 (4.00%) CISMP
5 2 (4.00%) Degree
5 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (4.00%) SANS
6 1 (2.00%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.00%) PMP
6 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (34.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (16.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (6.00%) COBIT
4 1 (2.00%) COSO
4 1 (2.00%) HIPAA
4 1 (2.00%) ISO27002
4 1 (2.00%) QA
4 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.00%) Snort
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) EnCase
1 1 (2.00%) Nexpose
1 1 (2.00%) Proventia
1 1 (2.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) Cisco
2 3 (6.00%) Cyber-Ark
3 2 (4.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (2.00%) Cognos
4 1 (2.00%) F5
4 1 (2.00%) IBM
4 1 (2.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (2.00%) LogRhythm
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.00%) ScanSafe
4 1 (2.00%) Splunk
4 1 (2.00%) VMware