The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 143 182 197
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 14 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.40% 0.34% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.35% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 12
Median daily rate £500 £490 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.09% -4.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £453 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £444 £468
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -
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
3313 5358 5910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.90% 95.63% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2682 4077 4318
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £276 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 82 85
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £28.95 £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Security Consultant in the job title.

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 1 May 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, Security Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 10 (50.00%) Finance
1 10 (50.00%) Information Security
2 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (35.00%) CISSP
3 6 (30.00%) Unix
3 6 (30.00%) Banking
4 5 (25.00%) Network Security
5 4 (20.00%) Firewall
5 4 (20.00%) ITIL
5 4 (20.00%) CISM
6 3 (15.00%) Windows
6 3 (15.00%) Java
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle
6 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
6 3 (15.00%) PKI
6 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (15.00%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 2 (10.00%) CLAS
7 2 (10.00%) SIEM
7 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Network Security
2 4 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) HTTP
3 1 (5.00%) LDAP
3 1 (5.00%) SSH
3 1 (5.00%) SSL
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Flex
2 1 (5.00%) REST
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) WCF
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) PKI
2 2 (10.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Unix
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Information Security
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (15.00%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.00%) BCP
4 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) Service Management
4 2 (10.00%) SIEM
4 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) ERP
5 1 (5.00%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Java
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) C++
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) Korn
2 1 (5.00%) Perl
2 1 (5.00%) PHP
2 1 (5.00%) Python
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) CISSP
2 4 (20.00%) CISM
3 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) CISA
4 2 (10.00%) CLAS
5 1 (5.00%) CRISC
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) COBIT
2 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) EnCase
1 1 (5.00%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (5.00%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Symantec
3 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (5.00%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (5.00%) F5
3 1 (5.00%) FireEye
3 1 (5.00%) Forcepoint
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Sybase