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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Consultant
England / London
Rank 386 391 400
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 22 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 22
Median daily rate £525 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £423 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £610 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £463 £475
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £60.98 -
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -

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
18156 19919 19982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.94% 95.11% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12986 14035 14204
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 315 348
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.75 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.56% -0.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.57 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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
City of London -9 1 £525 +16.66% 2
West Drayton - 1 £470 -
Information Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 37 (100.00%) Information Security
2 23 (62.16%) CISSP
3 21 (56.76%) CISM
4 18 (48.65%) PCI DSS
5 16 (43.24%) CISA
5 16 (43.24%) Validation
6 15 (40.54%) PCI QSA
7 13 (35.14%) QA
8 11 (29.73%) Finance
9 8 (21.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (16.22%) Risk Management
10 6 (16.22%) Information Security Management
10 6 (16.22%) Security Management
11 5 (13.51%) Security Architecture
12 4 (10.81%) Thales
12 4 (10.81%) Penetration Testing
13 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (8.11%) Business Continuity
13 3 (8.11%) Risk Assessment
13 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
13 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
13 3 (8.11%) Remediation Plan
13 3 (8.11%) GDPR
13 3 (8.11%) Vulnerability Management
13 3 (8.11%) Cybersecurity
14 2 (5.41%) SIEM
14 2 (5.41%) CRISC
14 2 (5.41%) Qualys
14 2 (5.41%) Security Testing
14 2 (5.41%) Management Information System

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 (2.70%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) IaaS
1 1 (2.70%) PaaS
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (2.70%) DNS
1 1 (2.70%) Firewall
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
1 1 (2.70%) MPLS
1 1 (2.70%) Network Security
1 1 (2.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) CircleCI
1 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.70%) Travis CI
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) Cryptography
2 1 (2.70%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.70%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (100.00%) Information Security
2 16 (43.24%) Validation
3 6 (16.22%) Information Security Management
3 6 (16.22%) Risk Management
3 6 (16.22%) Security Management
4 5 (13.51%) Security Architecture
5 4 (10.81%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.11%) Business Continuity
6 3 (8.11%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (8.11%) Remediation Plan
6 3 (8.11%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (8.11%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (5.41%) Security Testing
7 2 (5.41%) SIEM
8 1 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.70%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.70%) Information Security Governance
8 1 (2.70%) Open Source
8 1 (2.70%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) PHP
1 1 (2.70%) Python
1 1 (2.70%) Ruby
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (62.16%) CISSP
2 21 (56.76%) CISM
3 16 (43.24%) CISA
4 15 (40.54%) PCI QSA
5 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
5 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.41%) CRISC
7 1 (2.70%) CHECK Team Member
7 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (48.65%) PCI DSS
2 13 (35.14%) QA
3 8 (21.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (8.11%) GDPR
5 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Thales
2 2 (5.41%) Qualys
3 1 (2.70%) ArcSight
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle