The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 60 67 67
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 12 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.41% 0.58% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 0.61% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
Average daily rate £428 £450 £556
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -19.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £286 £521
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £514 £591
UK excluding London average daily rate £466 £483 £475
% change year-on-year
-3.36% +1.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 - -
Security Consultant
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
822 825 756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 96.71% 95.60% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 603 503
Average daily rate £363 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £518 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 19 48
Average hourly rate £31.00 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.46% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £46.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 11 (78.57%) CISSP
2 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 7 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 7 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (42.86%) Firewall
4 6 (42.86%) Information Security
4 6 (42.86%) Information Assurance
5 5 (35.71%) CISM
6 4 (28.57%) ITSM
6 4 (28.57%) Threat Analysis
7 3 (21.43%) CESG Certified Professional
7 3 (21.43%) IISP
7 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) Security Testing
7 3 (21.43%) JSP 440
7 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
7 3 (21.43%) Validation
7 3 (21.43%) CESG
7 3 (21.43%) C
7 3 (21.43%) IIS
8 2 (14.29%) Unix
8 2 (14.29%) Windows
8 2 (14.29%) Solaris
8 2 (14.29%) Linux
8 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 2 (14.29%) VPN
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) Network Security
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) VPN
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (21.43%) CESG
3 2 (14.29%) Cryptography
3 2 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Solaris
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 6 (42.86%) Information Assurance
2 6 (42.86%) Information Security
3 4 (28.57%) ITSM
3 4 (28.57%) Threat Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Security Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Validation
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (14.29%) SDLC
5 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
6 1 (7.14%) Internal Audit
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) Office Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
6 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Service Management
6 1 (7.14%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) CISSP
2 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) CISM
4 3 (21.43%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) IISP
5 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (21.43%) JSP 440
3 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
4 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (7.14%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Nessus
1 2 (14.29%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) Qualys
2 1 (7.14%) LogRhythm
Bristol, Avon
Maclean Moore Consulting
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Maclean Moore Consulting
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