The first table below looks at the demand for the Security Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 45 48 62
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 18 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.32% 2.69% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.49% 2.93% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 3
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£425 £420 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +36.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £463
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
723 682 764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.29% 91.67% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 283 407
Average daily rate £369 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £189 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 39 40
Average hourly rate £15.00 £31.56 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.46% +40.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £44.90 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
Security Consultant
North West

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Security Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014. 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
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Warrington - - - -
Security Consultant
North West

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 15 (68.18%) Finance
1 15 (68.18%) Information Security
2 12 (54.55%) Security Management
3 10 (45.45%) Banking
4 7 (31.82%) Risk Management
4 7 (31.82%) Firewall
5 6 (27.27%) Security Architecture
6 5 (22.73%) GIS
6 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
7 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 4 (18.18%) Validation
7 4 (18.18%) Change Management
8 3 (13.64%) LAMP
8 3 (13.64%) DNS
8 3 (13.64%) SSL
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
8 3 (13.64%) IIS
8 3 (13.64%) JSP
8 3 (13.64%) Internet
8 3 (13.64%) Akamai
8 3 (13.64%) Web Development
8 3 (13.64%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
8 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
8 3 (13.64%) OWASP
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (4.55%) CISM
10 1 (4.55%) C

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (13.64%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.64%) DNS
3 3 (13.64%) SSL
3 3 (13.64%) Internet
4 1 (4.55%) Network Security
General
1 15 (68.18%) Finance
2 10 (45.45%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) JSP
1 3 (13.64%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) GIS
1 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.64%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Information Security
2 12 (54.55%) Security Management
3 7 (31.82%) Risk Management
4 6 (27.27%) Security Architecture
5 4 (18.18%) Validation
5 4 (18.18%) Change Management
6 3 (13.64%) Web Development
6 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
6 3 (13.64%) OWASP
7 2 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
8 1 (4.55%) Web Application Development
8 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) CISSP
1 1 (4.55%) CISM
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.64%) Akamai