The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 136 165 193
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 7 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.49% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.52% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 10
Average daily rate £475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £405 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £466 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
+3.61% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 - -
Security Consultant
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2945 4817 5628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.49% 94.95% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2309 3708 4014
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 75 94
Average hourly rate £19.99 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.06% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.37 £30.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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 Security Consultant across the City of London region.

Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Security Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Security Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 10 (52.63%) Information Security
2 8 (42.11%) CISSP
3 6 (31.58%) Finance
3 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (26.32%) Banking
4 5 (26.32%) Investment Banking
5 4 (21.05%) Network Security
5 4 (21.05%) Unix
5 4 (21.05%) Symantec
5 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL
6 3 (15.79%) CISM
6 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (15.79%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (10.53%) COBIT
7 2 (10.53%) CISA
7 2 (10.53%) CRISC
7 2 (10.53%) Firewall
7 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle
7 2 (10.53%) Linux
7 2 (10.53%) SANS
7 2 (10.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (10.53%) Server Hardening
7 2 (10.53%) Server Building
7 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 1 (5.26%) Identity Access Management
8 1 (5.26%) CESG Certified Professional

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Network Security
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
1 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
2 5 (26.32%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Unix
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Information Security
2 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Server Building
4 2 (10.53%) Server Hardening
4 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (5.26%) Analytics
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) Case Management
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analytics
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security Management
5 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.26%) Malware Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Security Management
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) CISSP
2 3 (15.79%) CISM
3 2 (10.53%) CISA
3 2 (10.53%) CRISC
3 2 (10.53%) SANS
4 1 (5.26%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.53%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) EnCase
1 1 (5.26%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Symantec
2 3 (15.79%) Cyber-Ark
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.26%) Cognos
4 1 (5.26%) FireEye
4 1 (5.26%) Forcepoint
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) SAP