The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Information Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Consultant
Rank 566 600 576
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -24
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 75 32 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.057% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.060% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 19 25
Median daily rate £488 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £423 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £600 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
52739 52999 51576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.88% 94.73% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 34376 32174 31581
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1514 2137 2130
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% -0.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

Information Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Information Security Consultant in the job title.

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 6 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 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 +15 69 £485 -3.00% 5
London -1 26 £450 -18.18% 4
South East 0 17 £473 +10.85% 1
North West -5 10 £538 +29.51%
Hampshire +14 6 £430 +1.17%
Yorkshire - 6 £525 -
Manchester - 6 £650 -
East of England +10 4 £650 +8.33%
Surrey -1 4 £475 +11.11% 1
West Midlands -10 4 £485 +7.77%
Kent -19 4 £500 -
Scotland -6 3 £440 +3.52% 1
Bromley - 3 £450 -
Winchester - 3 £430 -
Sheffield - 3 £550 -
Staines - 3 £475 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £550 -
City of London +43 2 £418 -30.41% 1
Norwich -3 2 £650 +8.33%
Coventry -3 2 £488 -
Norfolk -5 2 £650 +8.33%
Suffolk - 2 - -
Inverclyde - 2 £440 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £517 -
Cheshire - 2 £425 -
Ipswich - 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +13 1 £450 -
East Midlands +7 1 £600 -

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, Information Security 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 Information Security Consultant in the job title.

1 150 (88.76%) Information Security
2 92 (54.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 81 (47.93%) CISSP
4 48 (28.40%) Risk Management
5 44 (26.04%) Finance
6 43 (25.44%) PCI DSS
7 42 (24.85%) CISM
8 32 (18.93%) Information Assurance
9 28 (16.57%) Management Information System
10 26 (15.38%) CISA
11 25 (14.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 25 (14.79%) Security Cleared
12 23 (13.61%) Data Protection
12 23 (13.61%) Penetration Testing
13 20 (11.83%) Security Management
13 20 (11.83%) CLAS
14 19 (11.24%) RMADS
15 17 (10.06%) SC Cleared
15 17 (10.06%) CESG Certified Professional
16 16 (9.47%) Cybersecurity
16 16 (9.47%) Information Security Management
16 16 (9.47%) Firewall
17 15 (8.88%) Risk Assessment
17 15 (8.88%) Banking
17 15 (8.88%) Vulnerability Management
18 14 (8.28%) DV Cleared
19 13 (7.69%) ITIL
20 12 (7.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
20 12 (7.10%) PKI
21 11 (6.51%) Ethical Hacking

Information Security 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 7 (4.14%) IIS
2 1 (0.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (1.78%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.47%) Firewall
2 7 (4.14%) Network Security
2 7 (4.14%) VPN
3 4 (2.37%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.78%) DNS
4 3 (1.78%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.78%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.18%) DHCP
5 2 (1.18%) Internet
5 2 (1.18%) Wireless
6 1 (0.59%) BGP
6 1 (0.59%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.59%) DMZ
6 1 (0.59%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.59%) HTTP
6 1 (0.59%) LAN
6 1 (0.59%) OSPF
6 1 (0.59%) TACACS
6 1 (0.59%) WAN
6 1 (0.59%) Wireless Security
General
1 44 (26.04%) Finance
2 15 (8.88%) Banking
3 11 (6.51%) Legal
4 6 (3.55%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.37%) Retail
6 3 (1.78%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.59%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.59%) French Language
8 1 (0.59%) Law
8 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.59%) .NET
1 1 (0.59%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.57%) Management Information System
2 12 (7.10%) PKI
3 11 (6.51%) CESG
4 6 (3.55%) FMCG
5 3 (1.78%) Cryptography
5 3 (1.78%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.78%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.78%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.18%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (1.18%) Smart Energy
7 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.59%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (0.59%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.59%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.59%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.59%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.14%) Windows
2 5 (2.96%) Android
2 5 (2.96%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.37%) Linux
4 3 (1.78%) Unix
5 1 (0.59%) Solaris
5 1 (0.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (88.76%) Information Security
2 48 (28.40%) Risk Management
3 32 (18.93%) Information Assurance
4 25 (14.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (13.61%) Data Protection
5 23 (13.61%) Penetration Testing
6 20 (11.83%) Security Management
7 16 (9.47%) Cybersecurity
7 16 (9.47%) Information Security Management
8 15 (8.88%) Risk Assessment
8 15 (8.88%) Vulnerability Management
9 13 (7.69%) ITIL
10 11 (6.51%) Ethical Hacking
10 11 (6.51%) PRINCE2
11 10 (5.92%) Project Management
11 10 (5.92%) Service Delivery
12 9 (5.33%) Incident Management
13 8 (4.73%) Business Continuity
13 8 (4.73%) Identity Access Management
14 7 (4.14%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.55%) C
2 2 (1.18%) Java
2 2 (1.18%) SQL
3 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 81 (47.93%) CISSP
2 42 (24.85%) CISM
3 26 (15.38%) CISA
4 25 (14.79%) Security Cleared
5 20 (11.83%) CLAS
6 17 (10.06%) CESG Certified Professional
6 17 (10.06%) SC Cleared
7 14 (8.28%) DV Cleared
8 7 (4.14%) IISP
9 6 (3.55%) CISMP
10 5 (2.96%) Degree
11 3 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (1.18%) CCNP
12 2 (1.18%) CEH
12 2 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.59%) CompTIA Security+
13 1 (0.59%) CRISC
13 1 (0.59%) GIAC
13 1 (0.59%) SANS
13 1 (0.59%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (54.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (25.44%) PCI DSS
3 19 (11.24%) RMADS
4 12 (7.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (5.33%) COBIT
6 8 (4.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 8 (4.73%) ISO27005
7 4 (2.37%) ISO 9001
7 4 (2.37%) JSP 440
8 2 (1.18%) COSO
9 1 (0.59%) BS7799
9 1 (0.59%) GPG13
9 1 (0.59%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.59%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.59%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.59%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (1.18%) Nessus
2 1 (0.59%) EnCase
2 1 (0.59%) Nmap
2 1 (0.59%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 3 (1.78%) Cisco
2 2 (1.18%) CheckPoint
2 2 (1.18%) Juniper
2 2 (1.18%) Qualys
3 1 (0.59%) ArcSight
3 1 (0.59%) Fortinet
3 1 (0.59%) IBM
3 1 (0.59%) Infoblox
3 1 (0.59%) LogRhythm
3 1 (0.59%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.59%) Palo Alto
3 1 (0.59%) Sonus
3 1 (0.59%) Splunk
London
Stott & May
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £380.00 - £500.00 per day
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