The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Consultant
Rank 378 361 410
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +49
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 15 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.064% 0.092% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.100% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 8
Average daily rate £475 £450 £494
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -8.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £270 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £460 £301
% change year-on-year
+5.97% +53.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21611 20076 25837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.48% 92.78% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15036 13591 16634
Average daily rate £425 £448 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% +0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 407 578
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.85 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Information Security Consultant
England

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
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 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London +4 4 £488 +8.33% 1
Information Security Consultant
England

Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 22 (100.00%) Information Security
2 11 (50.00%) CISSP
3 9 (40.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (36.36%) CISM
4 8 (36.36%) Finance
5 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
5 6 (27.27%) CISA
6 5 (22.73%) Security Management
6 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
7 4 (18.18%) Firewall
7 4 (18.18%) Information Security Management
7 4 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (18.18%) UNIX
7 4 (18.18%) Windows
7 4 (18.18%) Degree
7 4 (18.18%) Network Security
7 4 (18.18%) ISMS
8 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
8 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (13.64%) PKI
8 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
8 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (13.64%) Financial Institution
9 2 (9.09%) E-Learning
9 2 (9.09%) CMS
9 2 (9.09%) Banking
9 2 (9.09%) CESG
9 2 (9.09%) Economics
9 2 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (9.09%) Telecoms

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 2 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) Joomla!
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Firewall
1 4 (18.18%) Network Security
2 2 (9.09%) MPLS
2 2 (9.09%) ATM
2 2 (9.09%) SDH
2 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) Intranet
3 1 (4.55%) DWDM
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) SSL
3 1 (4.55%) VoIP
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) IPsec
3 1 (4.55%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Financial Institution
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Advertising
4 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) SOAP
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.64%) PKI
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) E-Learning
3 2 (9.09%) CESG
3 2 (9.09%) Economics
3 2 (9.09%) FMCG
4 1 (4.55%) GIS
4 1 (4.55%) CMDB
4 1 (4.55%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) UNIX
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 5 (22.73%) Security Management
4 4 (18.18%) Information Security Management
4 4 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (18.18%) ISMS
5 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
5 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (9.09%) Network Management
6 2 (9.09%) Security Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
7 1 (4.55%) BCP
7 1 (4.55%) Project Management
7 1 (4.55%) Data Security
7 1 (4.55%) Scrum
7 1 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Security Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) CISSP
2 8 (36.36%) CISM
3 6 (27.27%) CISA
4 4 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.09%) COBIT
2 2 (9.09%) BS7799
2 2 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.55%) Juniper
1 1 (4.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 1 (4.55%) McAfee