The table below looks at the statistics for the Cybersecurity Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cybersecurity Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity Consultant
Rank 601 600 585
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Consultant 25 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.023% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.025% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 3
Average daily rate £500 £450 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £550 £425
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Cybersecurity Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 12 February 2016.

Cybersecurity Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cybersecurity Consultant
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
England +8 23 £500 +11.11% 27
London +17 17 £519 +15.27% 19
South East +17 5 £500 -9.09% 1
Hampshire +8 4 £500 -
Basingstoke - 3 £500 -
City of London +34 1 £488 +8.33% 2
Farnborough +8 1 £500 -
North West - 1 - - 3
Manchester - 1 - - 2

Cybersecurity Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity Consultant in their job title.

1 39 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (46.15%) CISSP
3 16 (41.03%) Information Security
4 15 (38.46%) CISM
5 14 (35.90%) SIEM
6 11 (28.21%) Threat Modelling
6 11 (28.21%) SANS
6 11 (28.21%) CISA
7 10 (25.64%) Finance
7 10 (25.64%) GIAC
7 10 (25.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (23.08%) PCI DSS
8 9 (23.08%) Security Operations
9 8 (20.51%) Risk Assessment
10 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (17.95%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
10 7 (17.95%) Target Operating Model
11 6 (15.38%) Information Assurance
11 6 (15.38%) Management Information System
12 5 (12.82%) IBM
12 5 (12.82%) Retail
12 5 (12.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 5 (12.82%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (12.82%) Security Architecture
12 5 (12.82%) Security Operations Centre
13 4 (10.26%) Cyberthreat
13 4 (10.26%) CESG Certified Professional
13 4 (10.26%) CLAS
13 4 (10.26%) Reverse Engineering

Cybersecurity Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (10.26%) LAN
2 4 (10.26%) Network Security
3 3 (7.69%) Internet
3 3 (7.69%) WAN
4 2 (5.13%) Firewall
5 1 (2.56%) tcpdump
5 1 (2.56%) Wireless
5 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) DB2
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Retail
3 3 (7.69%) Legal
3 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.13%) Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.82%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (10.26%) Cryptography
3 4 (10.26%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) PKI
5 1 (2.56%) CESG
5 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.56%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) AIX
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (41.03%) Information Security
3 14 (35.90%) SIEM
4 11 (28.21%) Threat Modelling
5 9 (23.08%) Security Operations
6 8 (20.51%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (17.95%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (17.95%) Target Operating Model
8 6 (15.38%) Information Assurance
9 5 (12.82%) Security Architecture
9 5 (12.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (10.26%) Malware Analysis
10 4 (10.26%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (10.26%) Protective Monitoring
10 4 (10.26%) Reverse Engineering
10 4 (10.26%) Security Management
10 4 (10.26%) Security Testing
10 4 (10.26%) Workflow
11 3 (7.69%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (46.15%) CISSP
2 15 (38.46%) CISM
3 11 (28.21%) CISA
3 11 (28.21%) SANS
4 10 (25.64%) GIAC
5 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
6 4 (10.26%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (10.26%) CLAS
7 3 (7.69%) CRISC
7 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
8 2 (5.13%) Degree
8 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
8 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (23.08%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.13%) RMADS
4 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) IBM
2 3 (7.69%) ArcSight
2 3 (7.69%) HP
2 3 (7.69%) LogRhythm
2 3 (7.69%) NetIQ
2 3 (7.69%) Novell
2 3 (7.69%) Q1 Labs
2 3 (7.69%) Splunk
2 3 (7.69%) Symantec
2 3 (7.69%) Tripwire
3 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco
3 1 (2.56%) FireEye
3 1 (2.56%) Juniper
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Ruckus Wireless
3 1 (2.56%) Sourcefire
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