The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 180 199 204
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 25 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.42% 0.31% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.33% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 14
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £441
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £34.30
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5428 6572 7202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.03% 92.50% 92.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3959 4830 5240
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 169 170
Average hourly rate £18.46 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.70% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.66 £51.00 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Security Consultant
London

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 July 2014, 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 33 (80.49%) Finance
2 15 (36.59%) Information Security
3 14 (34.15%) CISSP
4 11 (26.83%) Banking
5 9 (21.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (19.51%) Firewall
6 8 (19.51%) Degree
7 7 (17.07%) Advertising
8 6 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (14.63%) Cisco
8 6 (14.63%) Java
9 5 (12.20%) Windows
9 5 (12.20%) CISA
9 5 (12.20%) CISM
9 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
9 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
9 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
9 5 (12.20%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (12.20%) SIEM
10 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
10 4 (9.76%) Database Security
10 4 (9.76%) Investment Banking
10 4 (9.76%) PKI
11 3 (7.32%) Network Security
11 3 (7.32%) CEH
11 3 (7.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 3 (7.32%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (7.32%) Security Management
11 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
11 3 (7.32%) Financial Institution

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 1 (2.44%) IIS
1 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.44%) CMS
1 1 (2.44%) Joomla!
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) Firewall
2 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.32%) Network Security
3 2 (4.88%) Intranet
4 1 (2.44%) Internet
4 1 (2.44%) MPLS
4 1 (2.44%) OSPF
4 1 (2.44%) BGP
4 1 (2.44%) NetScreen
4 1 (2.44%) VPN
4 1 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.44%) Junos
4 1 (2.44%) FWSM
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
General
1 33 (80.49%) Finance
2 11 (26.83%) Banking
3 7 (17.07%) Advertising
4 4 (9.76%) Investment Banking
5 3 (7.32%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.44%) International Banking
6 1 (2.44%) German Language
6 1 (2.44%) Publishing
6 1 (2.44%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) JSP
2 1 (2.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
1 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.76%) PKI
3 2 (4.88%) E-Learning
3 2 (4.88%) Economics
4 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.44%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) UNIX
2 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.44%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Information Security
2 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
2 5 (12.20%) SIEM
2 5 (12.20%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (9.76%) Database Security
4 3 (7.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (7.32%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (7.32%) Information Security Management
4 3 (7.32%) Security Management
5 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL
5 2 (4.88%) Change Control
5 2 (4.88%) Security Architecture
5 2 (4.88%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.44%) Cyber Security
6 1 (2.44%) Information Security Governance
6 1 (2.44%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (2.44%) Web Development
6 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.44%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) Java
2 3 (7.32%) C#
2 3 (7.32%) C++
2 3 (7.32%) PHP
2 3 (7.32%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) CISSP
2 8 (19.51%) Degree
3 6 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (12.20%) CISA
4 5 (12.20%) CISM
5 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
6 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
6 3 (7.32%) CEH
7 2 (4.88%) CCNP
8 1 (2.44%) CCSP
8 1 (2.44%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.44%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.88%) COBIT
2 2 (4.88%) BS7799
2 2 (4.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) RACF
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Cisco
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) Blue Coat
3 1 (2.44%) TippingPoint
3 1 (2.44%) F5
3 1 (2.44%) Juniper
3 1 (2.44%) Nokia
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