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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 67 68 50
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.23% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.13% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - -
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
809 764 500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.42% 91.72% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 527 290
Average daily rate £375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 53 40
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £13.70 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.19 £35.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Information Assurance
2 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) ISACA
4 1 (14.29%) GPEN
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (14.29%) GIAC
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) CISA
4 1 (14.29%) CISM
4 1 (14.29%) CA
4 1 (14.29%) X.509
4 1 (14.29%) SSCP
4 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) MCP
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 17799

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) X.509
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) RMADS
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) CESG
1 1 (14.29%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
1 1 (14.29%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Information Assurance
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) ISACA
3 1 (14.29%) GPEN
3 1 (14.29%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (14.29%) GIAC
3 1 (14.29%) CISA
3 1 (14.29%) CISM
3 1 (14.29%) SSCP
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) GSEC
3 1 (14.29%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (14.29%) COBIT
1 1 (14.29%) JSP 440
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) CA