The table below looks at the statistics for the Information 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 Information Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Consultant
Rank 528 576 554
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -22
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 98 36 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.070% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.074% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 29 17
Average daily rate £463 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £390 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £630 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £425 £488
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £60.98 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 - -

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
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Information Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Information Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Information Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

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

Information Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Information Security Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Information Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Information Security Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Security Consultant within the UK.

Information Security Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +59 96 £463 -7.50% 9
South East +46 34 £463 +32.14% 1
London +2 19 £488 -2.50% 6
North West -1 17 £453 - 1
East Midlands - 12 £538 -
Manchester - 12 £453 - 1
Berkshire +16 10 £463 +32.14%
Yorkshire - 9 £410 -
Reading +2 7 £463 -
Sheffield - 7 £410 -
South Yorkshire - 7 £410 -
Nottinghamshire - 6 £563 -
Hampshire - 6 £450 -
Nottingham - 6 £563 -
South West +7 5 £450 -28.00%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £450 -
Merseyside - 5 - -
Oxfordshire - 4 - -
City of London +30 3 £475 -5.00% 1
Staines +12 3 £538 - 1
Bristol +2 3 - -
Surrey -7 3 £538 - 1
Northamptonshire - 3 £450 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £475 -
Bromley - 3 £425 -
Basingstoke - 3 - -
Portsmouth - 2 £450 -
Leeds - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 £450 -

Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Information 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 Information Security Consultant in their job title.

1 139 (86.34%) Information Security
2 85 (52.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 66 (40.99%) CISSP
4 43 (26.71%) Finance
5 40 (24.84%) PCI DSS
6 34 (21.12%) Risk Management
7 31 (19.25%) CISM
7 31 (19.25%) Information Assurance
8 28 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (16.15%) Security Cleared
10 24 (14.91%) Management Information System
11 23 (14.29%) CISA
12 22 (13.66%) CESG Certified Professional
13 21 (13.04%) CLAS
14 20 (12.42%) Penetration Testing
15 19 (11.80%) Security Management
15 19 (11.80%) Firewall
15 19 (11.80%) DV Cleared
15 19 (11.80%) RMADS
16 18 (11.18%) Banking
17 16 (9.94%) Data Protection
18 15 (9.32%) Vulnerability Management
18 15 (9.32%) Cybersecurity
18 15 (9.32%) PKI
18 15 (9.32%) Information Security Management
19 13 (8.07%) Risk Assessment
19 13 (8.07%) SC Cleared
20 12 (7.45%) CESG
20 12 (7.45%) Windows
21 11 (6.83%) PRINCE2

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Information 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 Information Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.35%) IIS
2 3 (1.86%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.24%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.62%) MS Office
2 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.62%) Office 365
2 1 (0.62%) PaaS
2 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.80%) Firewall
2 8 (4.97%) Network Security
3 6 (3.73%) VPN
4 4 (2.48%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (2.48%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.86%) LAN
6 2 (1.24%) DHCP
6 2 (1.24%) DNS
6 2 (1.24%) WAN
7 1 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.62%) FTP
7 1 (0.62%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.62%) SAN
7 1 (0.62%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.62%) Big Data
1 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
General
1 43 (26.71%) Finance
2 18 (11.18%) Banking
3 7 (4.35%) Legal
4 6 (3.73%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.86%) Retail
5 3 (1.86%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.24%) Marketing
6 2 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.62%) Law
7 1 (0.62%) Private Banking
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.91%) Management Information System
2 15 (9.32%) PKI
3 12 (7.45%) CESG
4 6 (3.73%) FMCG
5 3 (1.86%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.86%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.24%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.62%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.62%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.62%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.62%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.45%) Windows
2 6 (3.73%) Unix
3 4 (2.48%) Android
3 4 (2.48%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.48%) Linux
4 2 (1.24%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.62%) Solaris
5 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (86.34%) Information Security
2 34 (21.12%) Risk Management
3 31 (19.25%) Information Assurance
4 28 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (12.42%) Penetration Testing
6 19 (11.80%) Security Management
7 16 (9.94%) Data Protection
8 15 (9.32%) Cybersecurity
8 15 (9.32%) Information Security Management
8 15 (9.32%) Vulnerability Management
9 13 (8.07%) Risk Assessment
10 11 (6.83%) PRINCE2
11 10 (6.21%) Ethical Hacking
11 10 (6.21%) ITIL
12 8 (4.97%) Service Delivery
13 7 (4.35%) Identity Access Management
13 7 (4.35%) Incident Management
13 7 (4.35%) Presales
13 7 (4.35%) Security Architecture
14 6 (3.73%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.11%) C
2 2 (1.24%) SQL
3 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 66 (40.99%) CISSP
2 31 (19.25%) CISM
3 26 (16.15%) Security Cleared
4 23 (14.29%) CISA
5 22 (13.66%) CESG Certified Professional
6 21 (13.04%) CLAS
7 19 (11.80%) DV Cleared
8 13 (8.07%) SC Cleared
9 7 (4.35%) IISP
10 5 (3.11%) CISMP
11 3 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.86%) CRISC
11 3 (1.86%) Degree
12 2 (1.24%) CCNA
12 2 (1.24%) CCNP
12 2 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (1.24%) SANS
13 1 (0.62%) CCSE
13 1 (0.62%) CEH
13 1 (0.62%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (52.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (24.84%) PCI DSS
3 19 (11.80%) RMADS
4 9 (5.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (3.73%) ISO27005
6 5 (3.11%) COBIT
6 5 (3.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 4 (2.48%) ISO 9001
7 4 (2.48%) JSP 440
8 2 (1.24%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.62%) COSO
9 1 (0.62%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.62%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.62%) QA
9 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.62%) Snort
2 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.62%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.62%) EnCase
1 1 (0.62%) Nessus
1 1 (0.62%) Nexpose
1 1 (0.62%) Nmap
1 1 (0.62%) Proventia
1 1 (0.62%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (3.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.48%) Cisco
3 3 (1.86%) CheckPoint
3 3 (1.86%) Cyber-Ark
4 2 (1.24%) Citrix
4 2 (1.24%) IBM
4 2 (1.24%) IronPort
5 1 (0.62%) Cognos
5 1 (0.62%) F5
5 1 (0.62%) Intel Security
5 1 (0.62%) LogRhythm
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle
5 1 (0.62%) Qualys
5 1 (0.62%) SAP
5 1 (0.62%) ScanSafe
5 1 (0.62%) Splunk
5 1 (0.62%) VMware
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