The median contractor rate for an Information Security Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Information Security Consultant
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 405 414 415
Rank change year-on-year +9 +1  
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 17 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.082% 0.092% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.097% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 15
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £363 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £683 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £500 £481
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.87 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19705 20681 21805
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.90% 95.27% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 49190 54031 56877
Median daily rate £500 £465 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.52% +6.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £284 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £641 £631
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 788 774 1398
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -10.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.28 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Information Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Information Security Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Consultant in London

Information Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security Consultant in London

Information Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant in London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security Consultant in London

Information Security Consultant
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 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
City of London -3 1 £575 -14.81% 2
West Drayton - 1 £555 -
Information Security Consultant
England

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 across the London region featuring Information Security Consultant in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Information Security
2 14 (51.85%) CISSP
3 12 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 8 (29.63%) Data Protection
6 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
6 6 (22.22%) CISM
6 6 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (18.52%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (18.52%) PCI DSS
8 4 (14.81%) Information Assurance
8 4 (14.81%) Degree
8 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
8 4 (14.81%) Firewall
8 4 (14.81%) Finance
8 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
8 4 (14.81%) Cisco
8 4 (14.81%) CCSP
8 4 (14.81%) CCNP
8 4 (14.81%) CCDP
8 4 (14.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (14.81%) RMADS
9 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (11.11%) SIEM
9 3 (11.11%) Cyber Attack
9 3 (11.11%) GDPR
9 3 (11.11%) Security Management
9 3 (11.11%) Asset Management

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) IaaS
1 2 (7.41%) PaaS
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (7.41%) Internet
3 2 (7.41%) VPN
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.11%) Cyber Attack
2 3 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.70%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 8 (29.63%) Data Protection
4 6 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (18.52%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
6 4 (14.81%) Information Assurance
6 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
7 3 (11.11%) Security Management
7 3 (11.11%) SIEM
7 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity Management
8 2 (7.41%) Cyber Assurance
8 2 (7.41%) Information Security Management
8 2 (7.41%) ISMS
8 2 (7.41%) Operations Management
8 2 (7.41%) OWASP
8 2 (7.41%) SDLC
8 2 (7.41%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) CISSP
2 6 (22.22%) CISM
3 4 (14.81%) CCDP
3 4 (14.81%) CCNP
3 4 (14.81%) CCSP
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (14.81%) Degree
4 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) CISA
5 2 (7.41%) CRISC
6 1 (3.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (18.52%) PCI DSS
3 4 (14.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (14.81%) RMADS
4 3 (11.11%) GDPR
5 1 (3.70%) COBIT
5 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (3.70%) JSP 440
5 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
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