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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Consultant
Rank 405 406 408
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 25 40 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.18% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 30 20
Median daily rate £525 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £372 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £552 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £413
% change year-on-year
- +15.15%
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
21623 22132 23409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.03% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15359 15628 16259
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 346 449
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Docklands, London - 2 £575 -
City of London +11 1 £415 -12.63% 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £530 -
Information Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 46 (100.00%) Information Security
2 18 (39.13%) Finance
3 17 (36.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (28.26%) CISSP
5 12 (26.09%) PCI DSS
5 12 (26.09%) Security Architecture
6 11 (23.91%) Risk Management
6 11 (23.91%) CISM
7 10 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (17.39%) SC Cleared
8 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
9 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (10.87%) CISA
10 5 (10.87%) Banking
10 5 (10.87%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (10.87%) Vulnerability Management
11 4 (8.70%) Data Protection
11 4 (8.70%) Degree
11 4 (8.70%) COBIT
11 4 (8.70%) Security Testing
11 4 (8.70%) Project Management
12 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
12 3 (6.52%) Windows
12 3 (6.52%) Linux
12 3 (6.52%) Risk Assessment
12 3 (6.52%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (6.52%) Information Security Management
12 3 (6.52%) Security Management
12 3 (6.52%) SIEM
12 3 (6.52%) Information Governance

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.17%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (2.17%) Firewall
3 1 (2.17%) HTTP
3 1 (2.17%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.17%) LDAP
3 1 (2.17%) MPLS
3 1 (2.17%) SSL
3 1 (2.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) CircleCI
1 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.17%) Travis CI
General
1 18 (39.13%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
1 1 (2.17%) SAML
1 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Smart Energy
2 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.35%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.17%) CESG
3 1 (2.17%) FMCG
3 1 (2.17%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Linux
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) Information Security
2 12 (26.09%) Security Architecture
3 11 (23.91%) Risk Management
4 10 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (10.87%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (10.87%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (8.70%) Data Protection
7 4 (8.70%) Project Management
7 4 (8.70%) Security Testing
8 3 (6.52%) Information Governance
8 3 (6.52%) Information Security Management
8 3 (6.52%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (6.52%) Security Management
8 3 (6.52%) Security Operations
8 3 (6.52%) SIEM
9 2 (4.35%) Analytics
9 2 (4.35%) Ethical Hacking
9 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
9 2 (4.35%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) Java
1 2 (4.35%) Python
1 2 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) Perl
2 1 (2.17%) PHP
2 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.17%) Ruby
2 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) CISSP
2 11 (23.91%) CISM
3 8 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
4 5 (10.87%) CISA
5 4 (8.70%) Degree
6 1 (2.17%) CHECK Team Member
6 1 (2.17%) CISMP
6 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.17%) PMP
6 1 (2.17%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (36.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (26.09%) PCI DSS
3 4 (8.70%) COBIT
4 1 (2.17%) QA
4 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (4.35%) Cisco
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle
1 2 (4.35%) Qualys
2 1 (2.17%) ArcSight
2 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.17%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) Palo Alto
2 1 (2.17%) Sophos