The first table below looks at the demand for the Cyber Security Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cyber Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security Consultant
Rank 594 548 -
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -
Contract jobs requiring a Cyber Security Consultant 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.006% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.007% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £750 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51854 44815 56131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.45% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 31590 25634 30843
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2065 2206 2587
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Cyber Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cyber Security Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Cyber Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cyber Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cyber Security Consultant within the UK.

Cyber Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cyber Security Consultant
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Security Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -20 1 £750 +50.00%
England -52 1 £750 +50.00% 2
Bristol - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Southampton - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
South East - - - - 2
South West - - - -

Cyber Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Cyber Security Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Cyber Security Consultant in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) IntruShield
4 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (16.67%) German Language
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (16.67%) PhD
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) McAfee
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
4 1 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (16.67%) VirtualBox
4 1 (16.67%) Splunk
4 1 (16.67%) ArcSight
4 1 (16.67%) SIEM
4 1 (16.67%) FWSM

Cyber Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Cyber Security Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Cyber Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) IntruShield
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) FWSM
General
1 1 (16.67%) German Language
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
3 1 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) VMware
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
1 1 (16.67%) McAfee
1 1 (16.67%) Splunk
1 1 (16.67%) ArcSight