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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity Consultant
Rank 607 646 630
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Consultant 43 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.015% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.016% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 5
Median daily rate £500 £558 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.31% -7.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £498 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £558 £680
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £558 £600
% change year-on-year
-14.79% -7.08%
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
51405 55416 53365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.83% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33502 35230 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2066 2092
Median hourly rate £16.58 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +28 43 £500 -10.31% 12
London 0 20 £600 +8.35% 7
South East +15 11 £475 -14.79% 2
Yorkshire - 5 £488 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £375 -
Sheffield - 5 £488 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £488 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £375 -
South West - 4 £500 - 1
Hampshire +3 3 £475 -14.79% 1
West Sussex - 3 £500 -
Bristol - 3 £500 -
City of London +40 2 £575 - 2
Crawley - 2 £525 -
North West +10 1 £375 +2.04% 1
West Midlands - 1 £450 -
East of England - 1 £525 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £450 -
Cumbria - 1 £375 -
Chichester - 1 £475 -
Cambridge - 1 £525 -
Teddington - 1 £550 -
Westminster - 1 £625 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £525 -

Cybersecurity Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 80 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 29 (36.25%) Information Security
3 22 (27.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (23.75%) Security Cleared
4 19 (23.75%) CISSP
4 19 (23.75%) Security Operations
5 17 (21.25%) Finance
6 16 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (20.00%) SIEM
7 15 (18.75%) Security Operations Centre
8 14 (17.50%) Firewall
8 14 (17.50%) CISM
9 12 (15.00%) CESG
10 11 (13.75%) Intrusion Detection
10 11 (13.75%) DV Cleared
11 10 (12.50%) SC Cleared
11 10 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
12 9 (11.25%) PKI
13 8 (10.00%) PCI DSS
13 8 (10.00%) Banking
13 8 (10.00%) CISA
13 8 (10.00%) Unix
14 7 (8.75%) PRINCE2
14 7 (8.75%) CESG Certified Professional
15 6 (7.50%) Mentoring
15 6 (7.50%) APMP
15 6 (7.50%) Transition Management
15 6 (7.50%) Identity Management
15 6 (7.50%) Windows
15 6 (7.50%) Oracle

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 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.25%) MS Office
1 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.50%) Firewall
2 11 (13.75%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (7.50%) SSH
4 5 (6.25%) HTTP
4 5 (6.25%) SSL
5 4 (5.00%) Network Security
5 4 (5.00%) VPN
6 3 (3.75%) Internet
7 2 (2.50%) FTP
7 2 (2.50%) IPsec
7 2 (2.50%) SMTP
8 1 (1.25%) DNS
8 1 (1.25%) Intranet
8 1 (1.25%) LAN
8 1 (1.25%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) DB2
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) JIRA
General
1 17 (21.25%) Finance
2 8 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.25%) Law
3 1 (1.25%) Legal
3 1 (1.25%) Publishing
3 1 (1.25%) Retail
3 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.25%) .NET
1 5 (6.25%) Middleware
2 4 (5.00%) REST
2 4 (5.00%) SOAP
3 2 (2.50%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.75%) Security Operations Centre
2 12 (15.00%) CESG
3 9 (11.25%) PKI
4 4 (5.00%) Algorithms
4 4 (5.00%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.50%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.50%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.50%) Smart Energy
5 2 (2.50%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.25%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.25%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.00%) Unix
2 6 (7.50%) Windows
3 3 (3.75%) Linux
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 29 (36.25%) Information Security
3 19 (23.75%) Security Operations
4 16 (20.00%) SIEM
4 16 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (8.75%) PRINCE2
7 6 (7.50%) Ethical Hacking
7 6 (7.50%) Identity Management
7 6 (7.50%) Mentoring
7 6 (7.50%) OWASP
7 6 (7.50%) Transition Management
7 6 (7.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (6.25%) Data Protection
8 5 (6.25%) Data Security
8 5 (6.25%) Information Assurance
8 5 (6.25%) Security Architecture
8 5 (6.25%) Supplier Management
9 4 (5.00%) Project Management
9 4 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.25%) Java
2 3 (3.75%) C++
3 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.25%) Perl
3 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (23.75%) CISSP
1 19 (23.75%) Security Cleared
2 14 (17.50%) CISM
3 11 (13.75%) DV Cleared
4 10 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 8 (10.00%) CISA
6 7 (8.75%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (7.50%) APMP
7 6 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (6.25%) Degree
9 4 (5.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 4 (5.00%) CCSP
9 4 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (3.75%) CLAS
10 3 (3.75%) SANS
11 2 (2.50%) GIAC
12 1 (1.25%) CASP
12 1 (1.25%) CRISC
12 1 (1.25%) HNC
12 1 (1.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (27.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.00%) RMADS
4 2 (2.50%) COBIT
4 2 (2.50%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.50%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) QRadar
2 1 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.25%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 6 (7.50%) Oracle
2 5 (6.25%) F5
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.75%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.75%) Cisco
5 2 (2.50%) ArcSight
5 2 (2.50%) Citrix
5 2 (2.50%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.25%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (1.25%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.25%) ServiceNow
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