The table below looks at the statistics for the Cyber Security 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 Cyber Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security Consultant
Rank 614 583 -
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -
Contract jobs requiring a Cyber Security Consultant 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.006% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.006% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £401 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.32% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 - -
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
52814 48754 52062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.76% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 32941 29468 29352
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2104 2105 2558
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Cyber Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Cyber Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cyber Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

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

Cyber Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cyber Security Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cyber Security Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Cyber Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cyber Security Consultant
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Security Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
England -30 2 £524 +30.77% 1
City of London +21 1 £398 -0.74% 1
London -11 1 £398 -0.74% 1
South East - 1 £650 -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Guildford - - - -

Cyber Security Consultant
Top 16 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Cyber 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 Cyber Security Consultant in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) SCADA
3 4 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) CISSP
5 1 (16.67%) Human Factors
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) GIAC
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (16.67%) CISM
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System

Cyber Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Cyber 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 Cyber Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) SCADA
2 1 (16.67%) Human Factors
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 4 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) CISM
3 1 (16.67%) GIAC
3 1 (16.67%) Degree