The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Chester 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 17 October 2014 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 22 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.75% 2.96% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 3.21% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £435 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.00
Security Consultant
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
112 187 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 83.58% 92.12% 96.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 51 71
Average daily rate £350 £312 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% -9.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £62.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -49.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -7.65%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Security Consultant
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) BS7799
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) BS7799
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco