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 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 53 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.40% 0.70% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.77% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £600 £478
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +25.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £370 £476
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £600 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 £430 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.13% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
720 646 550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.39% 90.60% 90.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 377 300
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 35 21
Average hourly rate £15.25 £12.38 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.23% -22.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.64 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £27.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Security Consultant
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 2 (28.57%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) Project Governance
3 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) CISA
3 1 (14.29%) CISM
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Data Security
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Legal

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) Project Governance
3 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) Data Security
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) CISA
2 1 (14.29%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft