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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 158 209 210
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 41 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.70% 0.25% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.27% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 13 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £408 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £570 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £395
% change year-on-year
- +13.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £34.30
Security Consultant
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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
5446 6651 7202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.51% 92.38% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3991 4847 5151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 137 180
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £28.78 £43.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 36 (67.92%) Finance
2 27 (50.94%) Information Security
3 22 (41.51%) CISSP
4 16 (30.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (20.75%) Banking
6 9 (16.98%) Cisco
6 9 (16.98%) Firewall
7 8 (15.09%) Risk Management
7 8 (15.09%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (13.21%) Advertising
8 7 (13.21%) CISM
8 7 (13.21%) Network Security
9 6 (11.32%) COBIT
9 6 (11.32%) Investment Banking
9 6 (11.32%) CISA
9 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
9 6 (11.32%) Windows
10 5 (9.43%) Internet
10 5 (9.43%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
10 5 (9.43%) SIEM
11 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
11 4 (7.55%) Degree
11 4 (7.55%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
11 4 (7.55%) Legal
11 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (7.55%) ITIL
12 3 (5.66%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) Firewall
2 7 (13.21%) Network Security
3 5 (9.43%) Internet
4 4 (7.55%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.77%) Junos
6 2 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.77%) VPN
7 1 (1.89%) DNS
7 1 (1.89%) MPLS
7 1 (1.89%) OSPF
7 1 (1.89%) BGP
7 1 (1.89%) NetScreen
7 1 (1.89%) DMZ
7 1 (1.89%) Intranet
7 1 (1.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (1.89%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (1.89%) FWSM
7 1 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 36 (67.92%) Finance
2 11 (20.75%) Banking
3 7 (13.21%) Advertising
4 6 (11.32%) Investment Banking
5 4 (7.55%) Legal
6 2 (3.77%) Publishing
7 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.89%) International Banking
7 1 (1.89%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.77%) FMCG
2 2 (3.77%) PKI
2 2 (3.77%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) CESG
3 1 (1.89%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.89%) RMADS
3 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.77%) zOS
3 1 (1.89%) UNIX
3 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.89%) Android
3 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) Information Security
2 8 (15.09%) Risk Management
2 8 (15.09%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (9.43%) GAP Analysis
3 5 (9.43%) SIEM
4 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (7.55%) ITIL
5 3 (5.66%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (5.66%) Security Architecture
5 3 (5.66%) Change Control
5 3 (5.66%) Database Security
5 3 (5.66%) Cyber Security
6 2 (3.77%) Network Architecture
6 2 (3.77%) Information Assurance
6 2 (3.77%) ISMS
6 2 (3.77%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.77%) Service Management
6 2 (3.77%) Validation
7 1 (1.89%) ERP
7 1 (1.89%) ETL
Qualifications
1 22 (41.51%) CISSP
2 8 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (13.21%) CISM
4 6 (11.32%) CISA
5 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
6 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
6 4 (7.55%) Degree
7 2 (3.77%) JNCIS
7 2 (3.77%) CEH
7 2 (3.77%) GIAC
7 2 (3.77%) CCNP
7 2 (3.77%) CCNA
8 1 (1.89%) MCSE
8 1 (1.89%) CCSP
8 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.89%) CNA
8 1 (1.89%) Novell Certification
8 1 (1.89%) GCIA
8 1 (1.89%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (1.89%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (30.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (11.32%) COBIT
3 3 (5.66%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.89%) SLA
4 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) RACF
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Cisco
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) F5
3 2 (3.77%) Blue Coat
3 2 (3.77%) Sourcefire
3 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
3 2 (3.77%) Juniper
4 1 (1.89%) Nokia
4 1 (1.89%) TippingPoint
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago