The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Cybersecurity Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity Consultant
UK
Rank 581 601 604
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Consultant 14 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.052% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.055% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 5
Median daily rate £556 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £531 £500 £550
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42991 49435 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28051 31832 30735
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1560 1650 1930
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Cybersecurity Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Cybersecurity Consultant in the job title.

Cybersecurity Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cybersecurity Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cybersecurity Consultant within the UK.

Cybersecurity Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cybersecurity Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Cybersecurity Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cybersecurity Consultant
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 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
England +26 13 £556 +11.25% 11
London +1 5 £600 +15.66% 5
Yorkshire - 5 £550 - 2
Sheffield - 4 £550 - 2
South Yorkshire - 4 £550 - 2
South East +17 2 £538 +7.50%
Wales +8 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £538 -
West Midlands - 1 £475 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £538 -
Surrey - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £475 -

Cybersecurity Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Cybersecurity 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 featuring Cybersecurity Consultant in the job title.

1 65 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 25 (38.46%) Security Architecture
3 22 (33.85%) CISSP
3 22 (33.85%) Security Cleared
4 17 (26.15%) Ethical Hacking
4 17 (26.15%) Finance
5 16 (24.62%) Information Security
6 15 (23.08%) CEH
6 15 (23.08%) SC Cleared
6 15 (23.08%) Information Assurance
6 15 (23.08%) Linux
7 14 (21.54%) CREST Certified
8 13 (20.00%) Risk Management
8 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (16.92%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (13.85%) SANS
10 9 (13.85%) CESG
11 8 (12.31%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (12.31%) Firewall
11 8 (12.31%) Windows
11 8 (12.31%) Static Program Analysis
11 8 (12.31%) Secure Coding
11 8 (12.31%) Static Code Analysis
11 8 (12.31%) Social Engineering
11 8 (12.31%) Fuzz Testing
12 7 (10.77%) SIEM
12 7 (10.77%) Algorithms
12 7 (10.77%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (10.77%) Unix
12 7 (10.77%) Python

Cybersecurity Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.92%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.54%) IaaS
3 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.31%) Firewall
2 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.62%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (3.08%) Kerberos
4 2 (3.08%) LAN
4 2 (3.08%) Network Security
4 2 (3.08%) VoIP
4 2 (3.08%) VPN
4 2 (3.08%) WAN
5 1 (1.54%) HTTP
5 1 (1.54%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.54%) LDAP
5 1 (1.54%) SCCP
5 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) Big Data
General
1 17 (26.15%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Marketing
3 5 (7.69%) Banking
3 5 (7.69%) Electronics
3 5 (7.69%) Law
3 5 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.62%) Legal
5 1 (1.54%) Military
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) DOM
2 2 (3.08%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (3.08%) SAML
3 1 (1.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) CESG
2 7 (10.77%) Algorithms
3 6 (9.23%) Data Centre
4 5 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (4.62%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (3.08%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (3.08%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.54%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.54%) CMDB
7 1 (1.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.54%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.08%) Linux
2 8 (12.31%) Windows
3 7 (10.77%) Unix
4 1 (1.54%) Android
4 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 25 (38.46%) Security Architecture
3 17 (26.15%) Ethical Hacking
4 16 (24.62%) Information Security
5 15 (23.08%) Information Assurance
6 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 8 (12.31%) Fuzz Testing
7 8 (12.31%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (12.31%) Secure Coding
7 8 (12.31%) Social Engineering
7 8 (12.31%) Static Code Analysis
7 8 (12.31%) Static Program Analysis
8 7 (10.77%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (10.77%) Cryptography
8 7 (10.77%) OWASP
8 7 (10.77%) SIEM
9 6 (9.23%) Configuration Management
9 6 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.77%) Java
1 7 (10.77%) Python
2 3 (4.62%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (33.85%) CISSP
1 22 (33.85%) Security Cleared
2 15 (23.08%) CEH
2 15 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 14 (21.54%) CREST Certified
4 9 (13.85%) SANS
5 6 (9.23%) GIAC
6 5 (7.69%) DV Cleared
7 4 (6.15%) CISM
8 2 (3.08%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (3.08%) SSCP
9 1 (1.54%) BC Cleared
9 1 (1.54%) CISMP
9 1 (1.54%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.15%) JSP 440
2 4 (6.15%) RMADS
3 3 (4.62%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.08%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.54%) GDPR
5 1 (1.54%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (1.54%) ISO27002
5 1 (1.54%) ISO27005
5 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) QRadar
2 1 (1.54%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 1 (1.54%) Nessus
2 1 (1.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.54%) Nexpose
2 1 (1.54%) Nmap
2 1 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (9.23%) SAP
2 5 (7.69%) ArcSight
2 5 (7.69%) CyberArk
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.15%) Splunk
4 2 (3.08%) Apple
4 2 (3.08%) Google
4 2 (3.08%) HP
4 2 (3.08%) Intel Security
4 2 (3.08%) VMware
5 1 (1.54%) BMC
5 1 (1.54%) CA
5 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.54%) Cisco
5 1 (1.54%) IBM
5 1 (1.54%) Intel
5 1 (1.54%) Mercator
5 1 (1.54%) Qualys
5 1 (1.54%) Saba
5 1 (1.54%) Symantec
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