The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 57 65 58
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 8 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.04% 0.50% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.53% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Average daily rate £525 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £422 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £470
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 -
Security Consultant
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. 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
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
711 755 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.22% 93.44% 91.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 513 324
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 26
Average hourly rate £18.23 £13.87 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.39% -7.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £26.00 £26.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Consultant across the Birmingham region.

Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited 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 Security Consultant in their job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) Logistics
2 4 (40.00%) Proofpoint
2 4 (40.00%) LogRhythm
2 4 (40.00%) Retail
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) Web Filtering
3 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (20.00%) SIEM
4 1 (10.00%) Compliance Audit
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) LSMW
4 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (10.00%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (10.00%) SAP GRC
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Security
4 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (10.00%) CISSP
4 1 (10.00%) SAP BW
4 1 (10.00%) SAP R/3
4 1 (10.00%) BCP
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited 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 Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP GRC
1 1 (10.00%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (10.00%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (10.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) LSMW
General
1 4 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Logistics
1 4 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (20.00%) SIEM
2 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (20.00%) Web Filtering
3 1 (10.00%) BCP
3 1 (10.00%) Compliance Audit
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Data Security
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Security
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) LogRhythm
1 4 (40.00%) Proofpoint
2 2 (20.00%) SAP