The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Consultant
Rank 142 124 120
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£415 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £488 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - -
Information Security Consultant
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3418 2788 2193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.13% 92.20% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1934 1515 1046
Average daily rate £388 £350 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £205 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 176 174
Average hourly rate £16.16 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.22% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.61 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Information Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security Consultant in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Information Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Information Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Security Consultant across the North West region.

Information Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Information Security Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Security Consultant across the North West region.

Information Security Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Information Security Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Cumbria - 2 £415 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Information Security Consultant
England

Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) CISSP
3 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 3 (42.86%) Law
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) CISM
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Military
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
5 1 (14.29%) HIPAA
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 1 (14.29%) VLAN
5 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
5 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) VLAN
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
General
1 3 (42.86%) Law
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Military
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) CISM
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) HIPAA
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
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