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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Consultant
Rank 578 585 579
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 73 39 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.072% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.076% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 20 20
Median daily rate £488 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £411 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £578 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
50742 51291 50591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.73% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 31579 31273
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2048 2133
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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 24 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 24 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 +23 69 £490 +0.51% 9
London +1 27 £479 -4.25% 5
South East +1 15 £450 +5.26%
North West -7 8 £538 +29.51% 1
East of England +12 6 £513 -10.86%
Hampshire +9 6 £430 +1.17%
West Midlands -2 6 £488 +8.33%
Yorkshire +12 5 £538 -2.27% 1
Manchester - 3 £650 - 1
Cheshire - 3 £425 -
Kent - 3 £500 -
Bromley - 3 £450 -
Winchester - 3 £430 -
Sheffield - 3 £550 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £550 -
Scotland - 3 £440 - 1
Buckinghamshire +7 2 £450 +2.85%
South West +1 2 £550 +10.00% 2
Norfolk -1 2 £650 +13.04%
West Yorkshire -2 2 £510 -7.36% 1
Norwich -4 2 £650 +13.04%
Berkshire -5 2 £506 -
Coventry -7 2 £488 -
Warwickshire - 2 £550 -
Ipswich - 2 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £506 -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Suffolk - 2 - -
Inverclyde - 2 £440 -

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 160 (90.40%) Information Security
2 100 (56.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 81 (45.76%) CISSP
4 50 (28.25%) Risk Management
5 45 (25.42%) CISM
6 43 (24.29%) Finance
6 43 (24.29%) PCI DSS
7 30 (16.95%) Information Assurance
8 28 (15.82%) Security Cleared
8 28 (15.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (15.25%) CISA
10 26 (14.69%) Management Information System
10 26 (14.69%) Data Protection
11 24 (13.56%) Penetration Testing
11 24 (13.56%) Security Management
12 20 (11.30%) SC Cleared
13 19 (10.73%) Information Security Management
14 18 (10.17%) RMADS
14 18 (10.17%) Vulnerability Management
14 18 (10.17%) Cybersecurity
14 18 (10.17%) CLAS
15 17 (9.60%) CESG Certified Professional
16 16 (9.04%) Firewall
17 15 (8.47%) Banking
17 15 (8.47%) Risk Assessment
18 14 (7.91%) DV Cleared
19 13 (7.34%) Project Management
19 13 (7.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
20 12 (6.78%) ITIL
20 12 (6.78%) CESG

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 5 (2.82%) IIS
2 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (1.69%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.04%) Firewall
2 7 (3.95%) Network Security
2 7 (3.95%) VPN
3 4 (2.26%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.69%) DNS
4 3 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.13%) DHCP
5 2 (1.13%) Internet
5 2 (1.13%) Wireless
6 1 (0.56%) BGP
6 1 (0.56%) DMZ
6 1 (0.56%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.56%) HTTP
6 1 (0.56%) LAN
6 1 (0.56%) OSPF
6 1 (0.56%) Skype
6 1 (0.56%) TACACS
6 1 (0.56%) WAN
6 1 (0.56%) Wireless Security
General
1 43 (24.29%) Finance
2 15 (8.47%) Banking
3 12 (6.78%) Legal
4 6 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.26%) Retail
6 3 (1.69%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.13%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.13%) Law
7 2 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.56%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.56%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.56%) .NET
1 1 (0.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.69%) Management Information System
2 12 (6.78%) CESG
2 12 (6.78%) PKI
3 7 (3.95%) FMCG
4 4 (2.26%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.69%) Cryptography
5 3 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.69%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.69%) Smart Energy
6 2 (1.13%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.56%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (0.56%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.56%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.56%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.95%) Windows
2 5 (2.82%) Android
2 5 (2.82%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.26%) Linux
4 3 (1.69%) Unix
5 1 (0.56%) Solaris
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (90.40%) Information Security
2 50 (28.25%) Risk Management
3 30 (16.95%) Information Assurance
4 28 (15.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (14.69%) Data Protection
6 24 (13.56%) Penetration Testing
6 24 (13.56%) Security Management
7 19 (10.73%) Information Security Management
8 18 (10.17%) Cybersecurity
8 18 (10.17%) Vulnerability Management
9 15 (8.47%) Risk Assessment
10 13 (7.34%) Project Management
11 12 (6.78%) ITIL
12 11 (6.21%) Ethical Hacking
12 11 (6.21%) PRINCE2
13 10 (5.65%) Incident Management
13 10 (5.65%) ISMS
13 10 (5.65%) Service Delivery
14 8 (4.52%) Identity Access Management
14 8 (4.52%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.39%) C
2 2 (1.13%) Java
2 2 (1.13%) SQL
3 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 81 (45.76%) CISSP
2 45 (25.42%) CISM
3 28 (15.82%) Security Cleared
4 27 (15.25%) CISA
5 20 (11.30%) SC Cleared
6 18 (10.17%) CLAS
7 17 (9.60%) CESG Certified Professional
8 14 (7.91%) DV Cleared
9 7 (3.95%) Degree
10 6 (3.39%) CISMP
11 5 (2.82%) IISP
12 3 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (1.13%) CCNP
13 2 (1.13%) CEH
13 2 (1.13%) CRISC
14 1 (0.56%) CompTIA Security+
14 1 (0.56%) GIAC
14 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.56%) SANS
14 1 (0.56%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (56.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (24.29%) PCI DSS
3 18 (10.17%) RMADS
4 13 (7.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (5.65%) COBIT
6 8 (4.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 8 (4.52%) ISO27005
7 4 (2.26%) ISO 9001
7 4 (2.26%) JSP 440
8 2 (1.13%) COSO
8 2 (1.13%) QA
9 1 (0.56%) BS7799
9 1 (0.56%) GPG13
9 1 (0.56%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.56%) ISO22301
System Software
1 2 (1.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (1.13%) Nessus
2 1 (0.56%) EnCase
2 1 (0.56%) Nmap
2 1 (0.56%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 3 (1.69%) Cisco
2 2 (1.13%) CheckPoint
2 2 (1.13%) Juniper
2 2 (1.13%) Qualys
3 1 (0.56%) ArcSight
3 1 (0.56%) Fortinet
3 1 (0.56%) IBM
3 1 (0.56%) Infoblox
3 1 (0.56%) ION Trading
3 1 (0.56%) LogRhythm
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.56%) Palo Alto
3 1 (0.56%) Sonus
3 1 (0.56%) Splunk
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