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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity Consultant
Rank 587 625 625
Rank change year-on-year
+38 0
Contract jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Consultant 43 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.034% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.036% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 3
Median daily rate £525 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £645 £710
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £500 £550
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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
47154 52548 52697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.79% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30883 33471 33311
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 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1660 2050 2167
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 2016.

Cybersecurity Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cybersecurity Consultant
Top 21 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 7 December 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 +32 27 £513 -6.81% 18
London +7 17 £488 -11.36% 9
Wales - 8 £525 -
Scotland - 8 £600 - 2
Edinburgh - 7 £600 - 2
South Wales - 5 £525 -
Newport - 4 £525 -
South West - 3 £475 - 2
Yorkshire +16 2 £575 +36.90%
North West - 2 £625 - 2
Devon - 2 £350 -
Sheffield - 2 £575 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £575 -
South East +26 1 - - 4
Hampshire +22 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £550 - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £550 -
Manchester - 1 £700 - 2
Wimbledon - 1 £525 -
Exeter - 1 £350 -
Plymouth - 1 - -

Cybersecurity Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 89 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 29 (32.58%) Security Cleared
3 28 (31.46%) CISSP
4 26 (29.21%) Information Security
5 21 (23.60%) Ethical Hacking
5 21 (23.60%) Security Architecture
6 18 (20.22%) Finance
7 17 (19.10%) SC Cleared
7 17 (19.10%) Security Operations
8 16 (17.98%) Security Operations Centre
8 16 (17.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (17.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 15 (16.85%) CEH
9 15 (16.85%) Linux
10 14 (15.73%) Firewall
10 14 (15.73%) CREST Certified
10 14 (15.73%) Information Assurance
11 12 (13.48%) Risk Management
12 11 (12.36%) Penetration Testing
13 10 (11.24%) CESG
13 10 (11.24%) CISM
13 10 (11.24%) DV Cleared
13 10 (11.24%) SIEM
14 9 (10.11%) Social Engineering
14 9 (10.11%) Windows
14 9 (10.11%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (8.99%) Banking
15 8 (8.99%) Cryptography
15 8 (8.99%) Intrusion Detection
15 8 (8.99%) Java

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 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.12%) MS Office
1 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.99%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.73%) Firewall
2 8 (8.99%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (3.37%) Network Security
3 3 (3.37%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.25%) LAN
4 2 (2.25%) VoIP
4 2 (2.25%) VPN
4 2 (2.25%) WAN
5 1 (1.12%) DNS
5 1 (1.12%) HTTP
5 1 (1.12%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.12%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) JIRA
General
1 18 (20.22%) Finance
2 8 (8.99%) Banking
3 5 (5.62%) Law
4 3 (3.37%) Legal
4 3 (3.37%) Marketing
5 2 (2.25%) Electronics
5 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.12%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.25%) DOM
1 2 (2.25%) ELK Stack
2 1 (1.12%) .NET
2 1 (1.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.98%) Security Operations Centre
2 10 (11.24%) CESG
3 8 (8.99%) Cryptography
4 7 (7.87%) Algorithms
5 6 (6.74%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.37%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (3.37%) Statistics
7 2 (2.25%) PKI
7 2 (2.25%) Smart Energy
7 2 (2.25%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.12%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (1.12%) CMDB
8 1 (1.12%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (1.12%) Fintech
8 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.85%) Linux
2 9 (10.11%) Windows
3 8 (8.99%) Unix
4 1 (1.12%) Android
4 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 26 (29.21%) Information Security
3 21 (23.60%) Ethical Hacking
3 21 (23.60%) Security Architecture
4 17 (19.10%) Security Operations
5 16 (17.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (15.73%) Information Assurance
7 12 (13.48%) Risk Management
8 11 (12.36%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (11.24%) SIEM
10 9 (10.11%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (10.11%) Social Engineering
11 8 (8.99%) Fuzz Testing
11 8 (8.99%) Static Code Analysis
11 8 (8.99%) Static Program Analysis
12 7 (7.87%) OWASP
12 7 (7.87%) PRINCE2
13 6 (6.74%) Configuration Management
13 6 (6.74%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (6.74%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.99%) Java
2 7 (7.87%) Python
3 2 (2.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.12%) Perl
4 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (32.58%) Security Cleared
2 28 (31.46%) CISSP
3 17 (19.10%) SC Cleared
4 15 (16.85%) CEH
5 14 (15.73%) CREST Certified
6 10 (11.24%) CISM
6 10 (11.24%) DV Cleared
7 8 (8.99%) SANS
8 6 (6.74%) APMP
8 6 (6.74%) GIAC
8 6 (6.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (4.49%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 4 (4.49%) CCSP
9 4 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (3.37%) Degree
11 2 (2.25%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (2.25%) CISA
11 2 (2.25%) SSCP
12 1 (1.12%) CASP
12 1 (1.12%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.62%) JSP 440
2 5 (5.62%) RMADS
3 2 (2.25%) COBIT
3 2 (2.25%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.12%) ISO27002
4 1 (1.12%) ISO27005
4 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (6.74%) QRadar
2 1 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.12%) Nessus
2 1 (1.12%) Nexpose
2 1 (1.12%) Nmap
2 1 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.12%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 6 (6.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.62%) ArcSight
2 5 (5.62%) Cyber-Ark
3 4 (4.49%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.37%) Cisco
4 3 (3.37%) Intel Security
4 3 (3.37%) SAP
4 3 (3.37%) Splunk
5 2 (2.25%) Apple
5 2 (2.25%) HP
6 1 (1.12%) BMC
6 1 (1.12%) CA
6 1 (1.12%) IBM
6 1 (1.12%) Intel
6 1 (1.12%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.12%) Mercator
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle
6 1 (1.12%) Saba
6 1 (1.12%) Symantec
6 1 (1.12%) VMware