The first table below looks at the demand for the IT Security Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 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 City of London 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Consultant
Rank 184 218 224
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +6
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 8 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.028% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.030% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
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£515 £475 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.42% -13.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5302 6564 7191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.02% 92.61% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3865 4816 5234
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 170 170
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.62 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.11 £44.00 £43.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
IT Security Consultant
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IT Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

IT Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

IT Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

IT Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

IT Security Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

IT Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

IT Security Consultant
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited IT 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 IT Security Consultant in their job title.

1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (50.00%) CISSP
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (40.00%) SIEM
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) Advertising
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
5 1 (10.00%) PKI
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) RAD
5 1 (10.00%) RUP
5 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management

IT Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited IT 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 IT Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Advertising
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (10.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) SIEM
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) RAD
3 1 (10.00%) RUP
3 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CISSP
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco