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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity Consultant
UK
Rank 566 597 597
Rank change year-on-year
+31 0
Contract jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Consultant 31 25 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.049% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.052% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 3
Median daily rate £550 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £500 £550
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -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
42412 48118 48163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.73% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27609 30636 30303
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1503 1747 1909
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017.

Cybersecurity Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cybersecurity Consultant
Top 17 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 20 January 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 20 £519 -1.19% 23
London +8 14 £475 -13.63% 10
Scotland - 8 £600 -
Edinburgh - 7 £600 -
South East +11 3 £538 +7.50% 3
Wales - 3 £550 -
South West - 2 £600 - 3
South Wales - 2 £550 -
North West +26 1 £700 - 4
Manchester +19 1 £700 - 3
Hampshire +5 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
Newport - 1 £550 -
Devon - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £538 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £538 -
Plymouth - 1 - -

Cybersecurity Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 78 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 26 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 26 (33.33%) CISSP
3 21 (26.92%) Information Security
4 20 (25.64%) Security Architecture
5 19 (24.36%) Ethical Hacking
6 18 (23.08%) Finance
7 16 (20.51%) Linux
8 15 (19.23%) CEH
8 15 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 15 (19.23%) SC Cleared
9 14 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (17.95%) Information Assurance
9 14 (17.95%) CREST Certified
10 11 (14.10%) Security Operations
10 11 (14.10%) Firewall
11 10 (12.82%) Risk Management
11 10 (12.82%) CESG
11 10 (12.82%) DV Cleared
11 10 (12.82%) Security Operations Centre
11 10 (12.82%) SIEM
12 9 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (11.54%) SANS
12 9 (11.54%) CISM
12 9 (11.54%) Windows
13 8 (10.26%) Unix
13 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (10.26%) Banking
13 8 (10.26%) Cryptography
13 8 (10.26%) Penetration Testing

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 3 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.28%) IaaS
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.10%) Firewall
2 5 (6.41%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (6.41%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.85%) Network Security
4 2 (2.56%) HTTP
4 2 (2.56%) LAN
4 2 (2.56%) VoIP
4 2 (2.56%) VPN
4 2 (2.56%) WAN
5 1 (1.28%) DNS
5 1 (1.28%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.28%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.28%) LDAP
5 1 (1.28%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.28%) SCCP
5 1 (1.28%) SSL
5 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.28%) Big Data
General
1 18 (23.08%) Finance
2 8 (10.26%) Banking
3 5 (6.41%) Law
4 4 (5.13%) Marketing
5 3 (3.85%) Electronics
5 3 (3.85%) Legal
5 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.28%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) DOM
1 2 (2.56%) ELK Stack
2 1 (1.28%) SAML
2 1 (1.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) CESG
1 10 (12.82%) Security Operations Centre
2 8 (10.26%) Cryptography
3 7 (8.97%) Algorithms
4 6 (7.69%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.13%) Cyber Defence
6 3 (3.85%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (3.85%) Statistics
7 2 (2.56%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (2.56%) PKI
7 2 (2.56%) Smart Energy
7 2 (2.56%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.28%) CMDB
8 1 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.28%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.51%) Linux
2 9 (11.54%) Windows
3 8 (10.26%) Unix
4 1 (1.28%) Android
4 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (26.92%) Information Security
3 20 (25.64%) Security Architecture
4 19 (24.36%) Ethical Hacking
5 14 (17.95%) Information Assurance
5 14 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (14.10%) Security Operations
7 10 (12.82%) Risk Management
7 10 (12.82%) SIEM
8 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (10.26%) Fuzz Testing
8 8 (10.26%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (10.26%) Social Engineering
8 8 (10.26%) Static Code Analysis
8 8 (10.26%) Static Program Analysis
9 7 (8.97%) OWASP
10 6 (7.69%) Configuration Management
10 6 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (7.69%) Secure Coding
10 6 (7.69%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.97%) Java
1 7 (8.97%) Python
2 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.28%) Perl
3 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (33.33%) CISSP
1 26 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 15 (19.23%) CEH
2 15 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 14 (17.95%) CREST Certified
4 10 (12.82%) DV Cleared
5 9 (11.54%) CISM
5 9 (11.54%) SANS
6 6 (7.69%) APMP
6 6 (7.69%) GIAC
6 6 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (3.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 3 (3.85%) CCSP
7 3 (3.85%) CESG Certified Professional
7 3 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.56%) Degree
8 2 (2.56%) SSCP
9 1 (1.28%) CISA
9 1 (1.28%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.13%) JSP 440
2 4 (5.13%) RMADS
3 2 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.56%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.28%) GDPR
4 1 (1.28%) ISO27002
4 1 (1.28%) ISO27005
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.28%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) QRadar
2 4 (5.13%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 1 (1.28%) Nessus
3 1 (1.28%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.28%) Nexpose
3 1 (1.28%) Nmap
3 1 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.41%) ArcSight
2 5 (6.41%) Cyber-Ark
3 4 (5.13%) SAP
3 4 (5.13%) Splunk
4 3 (3.85%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.85%) Cisco
5 2 (2.56%) Apple
5 2 (2.56%) HP
5 2 (2.56%) Intel Security
5 2 (2.56%) VMware
6 1 (1.28%) BMC
6 1 (1.28%) CA
6 1 (1.28%) Google
6 1 (1.28%) IBM
6 1 (1.28%) Intel
6 1 (1.28%) Mercator
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle
6 1 (1.28%) Qualys
6 1 (1.28%) Saba
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Rate: £425.00 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago