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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Consultant
Rank 385 391 371
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -20
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 18 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.081% 0.062% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.067% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 12
Average daily rate
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£550 £475 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £460
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +3.26%
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
20668 22384 20066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.44% 92.72% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14201 15504 13595
Average daily rate £445 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 363 402 410
Average hourly rate £18.60 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.28% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.65 £39.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +20 5 £475 -2.56%
Information Security Consultant
England

Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 38 (100.00%) Information Security
2 15 (39.47%) Finance
3 12 (31.58%) CISSP
4 11 (28.95%) CISM
4 11 (28.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (23.68%) Risk Management
6 5 (13.16%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (13.16%) Banking
6 5 (13.16%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (10.53%) Security Architecture
7 4 (10.53%) Cyber-Ark
7 4 (10.53%) Varonis
7 4 (10.53%) DatAdvantage
7 4 (10.53%) Rapid7
7 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.53%) CISA
7 4 (10.53%) Firewall
8 3 (7.89%) ITIL
8 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
8 3 (7.89%) CESG
8 3 (7.89%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (7.89%) PCI DSS
9 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
9 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
9 2 (5.26%) Information Assurance
9 2 (5.26%) ISMS
9 2 (5.26%) RMADS
9 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
9 2 (5.26%) Cyber Security
9 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
1 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.63%) LDAP
2 1 (2.63%) WAN
2 1 (2.63%) DHCP
2 1 (2.63%) DNS
General
1 15 (39.47%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Law
4 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) CESG
2 2 (5.26%) RMADS
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) FMCG
3 1 (2.63%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.63%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (2.63%) PKI
3 1 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.63%) SCADA
3 1 (2.63%) Human Factors
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) UNIX
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (23.68%) Risk Management
3 5 (13.16%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (13.16%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (10.53%) Security Architecture
4 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.89%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (7.89%) ITIL
6 2 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) Security Management
6 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (5.26%) ISMS
6 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.26%) Information Assurance
6 2 (5.26%) Cyber Security
7 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (2.63%) Data Privacy
7 1 (2.63%) Investment Management
7 1 (2.63%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) C++
1 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) CISSP
2 11 (28.95%) CISM
3 4 (10.53%) CISA
4 2 (5.26%) CRISC
4 2 (5.26%) Degree
4 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) GIAC
4 2 (5.26%) GSEC
4 2 (5.26%) PMP
4 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
4 2 (5.26%) SSCP
5 1 (2.63%) CEH
5 1 (2.63%) CSSLP
5 1 (2.63%) GCED
5 1 (2.63%) GPEN
5 1 (2.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.89%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.63%) COBIT
3 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (2.63%) SLA
3 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Rapid7
1 4 (10.53%) Cyber-Ark
1 4 (10.53%) Varonis
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) Juniper
4 1 (2.63%) Nokia