The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 71 81 72
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 18 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.45% 0.23% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 0.25% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £515 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.62% +32.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £367 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £663 £460
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
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1179 1208 952
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.77% 93.07% 93.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 648 692 465
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 57 79
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £20.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

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

Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Security Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Consultant across the Buckinghamshire region.

Security Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Security Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +6 15 £455 -11.65%
Security Consultant
South East

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 19 (86.36%) Information Security
2 13 (59.09%) Risk Management
2 13 (59.09%) CISSP
3 12 (54.55%) GIAC
3 12 (54.55%) Cyber Security
4 11 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 11 (50.00%) OWASP
4 11 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (45.45%) Firewall
5 10 (45.45%) Security Architecture
5 10 (45.45%) Security Testing
5 10 (45.45%) Patch Management
5 10 (45.45%) Security Patching
6 8 (36.36%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (36.36%) COBIT
6 8 (36.36%) Retail
6 8 (36.36%) ITIL
6 8 (36.36%) Risk Analysis
6 8 (36.36%) Data Protection
6 8 (36.36%) PCI DSS
7 7 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
8 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (18.18%) Legal
10 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
10 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
10 3 (13.64%) Degree
10 3 (13.64%) Data Security

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (36.36%) Retail
2 4 (18.18%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Information Security
2 13 (59.09%) Risk Management
3 12 (54.55%) Cyber Security
4 11 (50.00%) OWASP
4 11 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (45.45%) Security Architecture
5 10 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (45.45%) Security Testing
5 10 (45.45%) Patch Management
5 10 (45.45%) Security Patching
6 8 (36.36%) Data Protection
6 8 (36.36%) Risk Analysis
6 8 (36.36%) ITIL
6 8 (36.36%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (13.64%) Data Security
10 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
11 2 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
1 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) CISSP
2 12 (54.55%) GIAC
3 3 (13.64%) Degree
4 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (36.36%) COBIT
2 8 (36.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft