The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West 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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Consultant
Rank 142 159 133
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -26
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 6 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.094% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.099% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 7
Median daily rate £600 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% +5.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £498 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.50% +11.11%
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 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
3284 4032 3006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.31% 95.25% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2081 2400 1662
Median daily rate £390 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 205 205
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.33 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.44% +3.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £11.50 £10.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £47.71 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Information Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Information Security Consultant in the job title.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
Manchester - 4 £600 - 1
Cheshire +14 2 £500 +2.56%
Information Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 North West region featuring Information Security Consultant in the job title.

1 13 (92.86%) Information Security
2 8 (57.14%) Finance
3 6 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (35.71%) CISM
4 5 (35.71%) Banking
4 5 (35.71%) CISSP
5 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (28.57%) Security Management
5 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
6 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
7 2 (14.29%) Windows
7 2 (14.29%) CISA
7 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
7 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
7 2 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (14.29%) Information Security Management
7 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
7 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (14.29%) PKI
7 2 (14.29%) Remediation Plan
8 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (7.14%) Security Auditing
8 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
8 1 (7.14%) SDLC
8 1 (7.14%) Threat Management
8 1 (7.14%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (7.14%) CLAS
8 1 (7.14%) Security Operations
8 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) GIS
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 2 (14.29%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) CESG
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Information Security
2 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 4 (28.57%) Security Management
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (14.29%) Information Security Management
4 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Remediation Plan
4 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance
5 1 (7.14%) ISMS
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) Security Operations
5 1 (7.14%) SIEM
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CISM
1 5 (35.71%) CISSP
2 2 (14.29%) CISA
3 1 (7.14%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (7.14%) CLAS
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) HNC
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
3 2 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (7.14%) COBIT
4 1 (7.14%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Intel Security
1 1 (7.14%) Splunk
1 1 (7.14%) Symantec