The median contractor rate for a Information Security Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Consultant
England / Yorkshire
Rank 121 134 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 -  
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 6 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.28% 0.28% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 0
Median daily rate £475 £461 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £473 £445
% change year-on-year -4.76% +6.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.98 £60.00
% change year-on-year - +1.63%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2096 2741 2513
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.04% 96.55% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1292 1822 1577
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £259 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 115 136
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.48 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.67% +15.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £40.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Information Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire that featured Information Security Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Consultant in Yorkshire

Information Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security Consultant in Yorkshire

Information Security Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
West Yorkshire +10 4 £463 -10.58%
North Yorkshire +5 1 £575 +39.39%
South Yorkshire -3 1 - -
Information Security Consultant
England

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Yorkshire region featuring Information Security Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (71.43%) PCI DSS
3 4 (57.14%) Office 365
3 4 (57.14%) PCI QSA
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (57.14%) Data Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) Client/Server
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
3 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (28.57%) CISSP
5 2 (28.57%) CISA
5 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (14.29%) SDLC
6 1 (14.29%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (14.29%) IT Audit
6 1 (14.29%) Remediation Plan
6 1 (14.29%) GDPR
6 1 (14.29%) CISM
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (14.29%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
6 1 (14.29%) Legal
6 1 (14.29%) Data Security
6 1 (14.29%) COBIT
6 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
6 1 (14.29%) ISMS

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Client/Server
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) Data Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Data Security
4 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
4 1 (14.29%) ISMS
4 1 (14.29%) IT Audit
4 1 (14.29%) OWASP
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Remediation Plan
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) SIEM
4 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) PCI QSA
2 2 (28.57%) CISA
2 2 (28.57%) CISSP
3 1 (14.29%) CISM
3 1 (14.29%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (14.29%) CRISC
3 1 (14.29%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) PCI DSS
2 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (14.29%) BS25999
3 1 (14.29%) COBIT
3 1 (14.29%) GDPR
3 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley