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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity Consultant
Rank 619 640 616
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Consultant 32 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.011% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.011% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 2
Median daily rate £500 £550 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £432 £610
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £558 £690
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £554 £650
% change year-on-year
-11.96% -14.80%
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
51170 54095 51865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33263 34303 31438
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1565 2020 2092
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 2016.

Cybersecurity Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cybersecurity Consultant
Top 19 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 28 July 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 +10 31 £500 -9.09% 14
London +15 14 £600 +9.09% 4
South East +17 8 £475 -14.79% 3
Buckinghamshire - 5 £375 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £375 -
Bristol - 4 £500 -
South West - 4 £500 - 2
Yorkshire - 3 £513 -
Sheffield - 3 £513 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £513 -
Hampshire +3 2 £475 -14.79% 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £675 -
West Sussex - 1 £475 -
Chichester - 1 £475 -
Cambridge - 1 £525 -
Warwickshire - 1 £450 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £450 - 4
East of England - 1 £525 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £525 -

Cybersecurity Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 67 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 25 (37.31%) Information Security
3 17 (25.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (23.88%) CISSP
4 16 (23.88%) Security Operations
5 14 (20.90%) Finance
5 14 (20.90%) SIEM
6 13 (19.40%) Firewall
6 13 (19.40%) Security Cleared
7 12 (17.91%) Security Operations Centre
8 11 (16.42%) Intrusion Detection
8 11 (16.42%) CISM
9 10 (14.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (14.93%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (13.43%) PCI DSS
11 8 (11.94%) SC Cleared
11 8 (11.94%) PKI
11 8 (11.94%) CISA
11 8 (11.94%) Unix
11 8 (11.94%) CESG Certified Professional
12 7 (10.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 7 (10.45%) CESG
12 7 (10.45%) DV Cleared
12 7 (10.45%) OWASP
13 6 (8.96%) Information Assurance
13 6 (8.96%) SSH
13 6 (8.96%) Oracle
13 6 (8.96%) Identity Management
13 6 (8.96%) Security Architecture
14 5 (7.46%) F5

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 (2.99%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.49%) MS Office
1 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.40%) Firewall
2 11 (16.42%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (8.96%) SSH
4 4 (5.97%) HTTP
4 4 (5.97%) Network Security
4 4 (5.97%) SSL
4 4 (5.97%) VPN
5 3 (4.48%) Internet
6 2 (2.99%) FTP
6 2 (2.99%) IPsec
6 2 (2.99%) SMTP
7 1 (1.49%) Intranet
7 1 (1.49%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) DB2
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) JIRA
General
1 14 (20.90%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Law
3 1 (1.49%) Legal
3 1 (1.49%) Publishing
3 1 (1.49%) Retail
3 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) .NET
1 5 (7.46%) Middleware
2 4 (5.97%) REST
2 4 (5.97%) SOAP
3 2 (2.99%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Security Operations Centre
2 8 (11.94%) PKI
3 7 (10.45%) CESG
4 4 (5.97%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.48%) Cryptography
5 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.99%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (2.99%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.99%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.49%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.49%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.94%) Unix
2 5 (7.46%) Windows
3 2 (2.99%) Linux
3 2 (2.99%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 25 (37.31%) Information Security
3 16 (23.88%) Security Operations
4 14 (20.90%) SIEM
5 10 (14.93%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (14.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (10.45%) OWASP
6 7 (10.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (8.96%) Identity Management
7 6 (8.96%) Information Assurance
7 6 (8.96%) Security Architecture
8 5 (7.46%) Data Protection
8 5 (7.46%) Data Security
8 5 (7.46%) Mentoring
8 5 (7.46%) Protective Monitoring
8 5 (7.46%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (5.97%) Risk Management
9 4 (5.97%) Service Delivery
10 3 (4.48%) Business Continuity
10 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.46%) Java
2 3 (4.48%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (23.88%) CISSP
2 13 (19.40%) Security Cleared
3 11 (16.42%) CISM
4 8 (11.94%) CESG Certified Professional
4 8 (11.94%) CISA
4 8 (11.94%) SC Cleared
5 7 (10.45%) DV Cleared
6 5 (7.46%) CLAS
7 4 (5.97%) Degree
7 4 (5.97%) SANS
8 3 (4.48%) GIAC
9 2 (2.99%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (2.99%) APMP
9 2 (2.99%) CCSP
9 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.49%) CASP
10 1 (1.49%) CGEIT
10 1 (1.49%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (25.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (13.43%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.97%) RMADS
4 2 (2.99%) COBIT
5 1 (1.49%) GPG13
5 1 (1.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (1.49%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.99%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.49%) QRadar
1 1 (1.49%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 6 (8.96%) Oracle
2 5 (7.46%) F5
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.99%) ArcSight
4 2 (2.99%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.99%) Cisco
4 2 (2.99%) Citrix
4 2 (2.99%) Intel Security
4 2 (2.99%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.49%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (1.49%) FireEye
5 1 (1.49%) ServiceNow