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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity Consultant
Rank 610 642 621
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Consultant 36 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.005% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.006% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 1 1
Median daily rate £550 £450 £750
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £620 £450 -
% change year-on-year
+37.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £70.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 - -

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
50873 53029 50613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.70% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33243 32777 31313
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2111 2126
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.87 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.60 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 29 May 2016.

Cybersecurity Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cybersecurity Consultant
Top 27 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 29 May 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 +41 34 £550 +22.22% 17
London +25 20 £550 - 11
South East - 8 £620 - 3
Milton Keynes - 4 - -
Buckinghamshire - 4 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 £550 -
Berkshire - 2 £620 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £620 -
Basingstoke - 2 £620 -
Norwich - 2 £650 -
Sheffield - 2 £550 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £625 -
Reading - 2 £620 - 1
Norfolk - 2 £650 -
Yorkshire - 2 £550 -
East of England - 2 £650 - 2
City of London +42 1 £525 - 2
South West -4 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £475 - 1
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 - -
Worcester - 1 £475 -
Manchester - 1 £650 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £475 -
North West - 1 £650 -

Cybersecurity Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 62 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (33.87%) Information Security
3 20 (32.26%) SIEM
4 16 (25.81%) CISSP
5 15 (24.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (22.58%) Finance
7 13 (20.97%) Security Operations
8 12 (19.35%) CISA
8 12 (19.35%) CISM
8 12 (19.35%) Penetration Testing
8 12 (19.35%) PCI DSS
9 11 (17.74%) Threat Modelling
10 10 (16.13%) SANS
10 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
10 10 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (14.52%) Risk Assessment
11 9 (14.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 9 (14.52%) CESG Certified Professional
12 8 (12.90%) PKI
12 8 (12.90%) GIAC
12 8 (12.90%) Unix
13 7 (11.29%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (11.29%) Network Security
13 7 (11.29%) OWASP
13 7 (11.29%) Information Assurance
13 7 (11.29%) Protective Monitoring
13 7 (11.29%) Target Operating Model
14 6 (9.68%) CLAS
14 6 (9.68%) DV Cleared
14 6 (9.68%) Cryptography

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 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) Intrusion Detection
1 7 (11.29%) Network Security
2 6 (9.68%) SSH
3 5 (8.06%) Firewall
4 4 (6.45%) HTTP
4 4 (6.45%) Internet
4 4 (6.45%) SSL
4 4 (6.45%) VPN
5 2 (3.23%) FTP
5 2 (3.23%) IPsec
5 2 (3.23%) LAN
5 2 (3.23%) SMTP
5 2 (3.23%) WAN
6 1 (1.61%) tcpdump
6 1 (1.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) DB2
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (22.58%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Banking
3 3 (4.84%) Retail
4 2 (3.23%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Legal
4 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.61%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) Middleware
2 4 (6.45%) .NET
2 4 (6.45%) REST
2 4 (6.45%) SOAP
3 2 (3.23%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) PKI
2 6 (9.68%) CESG
2 6 (9.68%) Cryptography
3 5 (8.06%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (6.45%) Algorithms
4 4 (6.45%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (4.84%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.23%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.61%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.61%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.61%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Unix
2 4 (6.45%) Windows
3 2 (3.23%) Linux
3 2 (3.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (33.87%) Information Security
3 20 (32.26%) SIEM
4 13 (20.97%) Security Operations
5 12 (19.35%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (17.74%) Threat Modelling
7 10 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (14.52%) Risk Assessment
8 9 (14.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (11.29%) Information Assurance
9 7 (11.29%) OWASP
9 7 (11.29%) Protective Monitoring
9 7 (11.29%) Target Operating Model
10 6 (9.68%) Identity Management
11 5 (8.06%) Data Security
11 5 (8.06%) Malware Analysis
11 5 (8.06%) Security Architecture
12 4 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
12 4 (6.45%) Reverse Engineering
12 4 (6.45%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.45%) Java
2 3 (4.84%) C++
3 2 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (25.81%) CISSP
2 12 (19.35%) CISA
2 12 (19.35%) CISM
3 10 (16.13%) SANS
3 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
4 9 (14.52%) CESG Certified Professional
5 8 (12.90%) GIAC
6 6 (9.68%) CLAS
6 6 (9.68%) DV Cleared
7 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
8 3 (4.84%) Degree
9 1 (1.61%) CRISC
9 1 (1.61%) HNC
9 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (24.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (19.35%) PCI DSS
3 4 (6.45%) RMADS
4 1 (1.61%) GPG13
4 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.23%) Sendmail
2 1 (1.61%) Snort
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) Oracle
2 5 (8.06%) F5
3 4 (6.45%) ArcSight
3 4 (6.45%) LogRhythm
4 3 (4.84%) IBM
4 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.23%) Citrix
5 2 (3.23%) HP
5 2 (3.23%) NetIQ
5 2 (3.23%) Novell
5 2 (3.23%) Q1 Labs
5 2 (3.23%) Splunk
5 2 (3.23%) Symantec
5 2 (3.23%) Tripwire
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco
6 1 (1.61%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (1.61%) FireEye
6 1 (1.61%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.61%) Sourcefire