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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity Consultant
Rank 601 663 638
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Consultant 51 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.017% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.018% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 9 3
Median daily rate £500 £558 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.31% +1.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £558 £550
% change year-on-year
-14.79% +1.36%
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
50426 54977 54154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.99% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32986 35136 33089
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1704 2093 2157
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 2016.

Cybersecurity Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cybersecurity Consultant
Top 24 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 30 September 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
England +40 51 £500 -10.31% 15
London +32 25 £550 - 10
South East +22 11 £475 -14.79% 3
Yorkshire - 6 £500 -
Sheffield - 6 £500 -
South Yorkshire - 6 £500 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £375 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £375 -
South West - 4 £350 - 1
Hampshire +13 3 £475 -14.79%
West Sussex - 3 £500 -
Devon - 3 £350 -
Exeter - 3 £350 -
City of London +17 2 £575 +35.29% 2
North West +15 2 £463 +25.85%
East Midlands - 2 £456 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £456 -
Crawley - 2 £525 -
Chichester - 1 £475 -
Northampton - 1 £363 -
Teddington - 1 £550 -
Westminster - 1 £625 -
Wimbledon - 1 £525 -
Cumbria - 1 £375 -

Cybersecurity Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 78 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 25 (32.05%) Information Security
3 22 (28.21%) Security Cleared
4 19 (24.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (21.79%) CISSP
7 15 (19.23%) Security Operations
8 14 (17.95%) Security Operations Centre
8 14 (17.95%) Finance
8 14 (17.95%) Firewall
9 13 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
9 13 (16.67%) DV Cleared
10 12 (15.38%) CESG
10 12 (15.38%) CISM
10 12 (15.38%) SIEM
11 10 (12.82%) Banking
11 10 (12.82%) SC Cleared
12 7 (8.97%) Ethical Hacking
12 7 (8.97%) PRINCE2
12 7 (8.97%) Security Architecture
13 6 (7.69%) APMP
13 6 (7.69%) Transition Management
13 6 (7.69%) Mentoring
13 6 (7.69%) Windows
13 6 (7.69%) CISA
13 6 (7.69%) RMADS
13 6 (7.69%) Network Security
13 6 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 5 (6.41%) JSP 440
14 5 (6.41%) Data Protection

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.28%) MS Office
1 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.95%) Firewall
2 13 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (7.69%) Network Security
4 2 (2.56%) Internet
4 2 (2.56%) LAN
4 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.28%) DNS
5 1 (1.28%) FTP
5 1 (1.28%) HTTP
5 1 (1.28%) Intranet
5 1 (1.28%) IPsec
5 1 (1.28%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.28%) SMTP
5 1 (1.28%) SSH
5 1 (1.28%) SSL
5 1 (1.28%) VoIP
5 1 (1.28%) VPN
5 1 (1.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) JIRA
General
1 14 (17.95%) Finance
2 10 (12.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Law
3 1 (1.28%) Marketing
3 1 (1.28%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) .NET
1 1 (1.28%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Security Operations Centre
2 12 (15.38%) CESG
3 4 (5.13%) PKI
4 3 (3.85%) Cryptography
4 3 (3.85%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.56%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.56%) Smart Energy
5 2 (2.56%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.28%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.28%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.28%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.69%) Windows
2 4 (5.13%) Linux
3 3 (3.85%) Unix
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 25 (32.05%) Information Security
3 18 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (19.23%) Security Operations
5 12 (15.38%) SIEM
6 7 (8.97%) Ethical Hacking
6 7 (8.97%) PRINCE2
6 7 (8.97%) Security Architecture
7 6 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 6 (7.69%) Transition Management
8 5 (6.41%) Data Protection
8 5 (6.41%) Risk Management
8 5 (6.41%) Supplier Management
9 4 (5.13%) Business Continuity
9 4 (5.13%) Case Management
9 4 (5.13%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (5.13%) Project Management
9 4 (5.13%) Resource Management
10 3 (3.85%) Identity Access Management
10 3 (3.85%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.28%) Java
1 1 (1.28%) Perl
1 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (28.21%) Security Cleared
2 17 (21.79%) CISSP
3 13 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 12 (15.38%) CISM
5 10 (12.82%) SC Cleared
6 6 (7.69%) APMP
6 6 (7.69%) CISA
6 6 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (6.41%) CESG Certified Professional
7 5 (6.41%) Degree
8 4 (5.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 4 (5.13%) CCSP
8 4 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (3.85%) SANS
10 2 (2.56%) CLAS
11 1 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (1.28%) CASP
11 1 (1.28%) CGEIT
11 1 (1.28%) CRISC
11 1 (1.28%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (24.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (7.69%) RMADS
3 5 (6.41%) JSP 440
4 4 (5.13%) PCI DSS
5 2 (2.56%) COBIT
6 1 (1.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.28%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) QRadar
2 1 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.28%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 3 (3.85%) ArcSight
1 3 (3.85%) CheckPoint
1 3 (3.85%) Cisco
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.56%) Intel Security
2 2 (2.56%) LogRhythm
3 1 (1.28%) Apple
3 1 (1.28%) Citrix
3 1 (1.28%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (1.28%) IBM
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle
3 1 (1.28%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.28%) Splunk
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