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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 177 201 209
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 30 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.29% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.31% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 £435 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.88% +8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.00
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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
5567 6726 6552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.03% 92.50% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4200 4892 4752
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 137 159
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 £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £38.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 35 (63.64%) Finance
2 30 (54.55%) Information Security
3 23 (41.82%) CISSP
4 16 (29.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (23.64%) Banking
6 10 (18.18%) Firewall
7 9 (16.36%) Risk Management
7 9 (16.36%) Cisco
7 9 (16.36%) Risk Assessment
8 8 (14.55%) Investment Banking
8 8 (14.55%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
9 7 (12.73%) Advertising
9 7 (12.73%) COBIT
9 7 (12.73%) Network Security
9 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
10 6 (10.91%) CISM
11 5 (9.09%) CISA
11 5 (9.09%) Internet
11 5 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
11 5 (9.09%) ITIL
11 5 (9.09%) SIEM
11 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
12 4 (7.27%) Database Security
12 4 (7.27%) Cyber Security
12 4 (7.27%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (7.27%) Degree
12 4 (7.27%) Risk Analysis
12 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
12 4 (7.27%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.82%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) RMDS
1 1 (1.82%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.18%) Firewall
2 7 (12.73%) Network Security
3 5 (9.09%) Internet
4 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.27%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (3.64%) VPN
5 2 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.64%) Junos
5 2 (3.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (3.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (1.82%) Multicast
6 1 (1.82%) FWSM
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.82%) DNS
6 1 (1.82%) DMZ
6 1 (1.82%) Intranet
6 1 (1.82%) MPLS
6 1 (1.82%) OSPF
6 1 (1.82%) BGP
General
1 35 (63.64%) Finance
2 13 (23.64%) Banking
3 8 (14.55%) Investment Banking
4 7 (12.73%) Advertising
5 4 (7.27%) Legal
6 2 (3.64%) Publishing
7 1 (1.82%) International Banking
7 1 (1.82%) German Language
7 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.64%) PKI
2 2 (3.64%) FMCG
2 2 (3.64%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.82%) RMADS
3 1 (1.82%) CESG
3 1 (1.82%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) zOS
3 1 (1.82%) Android
3 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (54.55%) Information Security
2 9 (16.36%) Risk Management
2 9 (16.36%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (9.09%) ITIL
3 5 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
3 5 (9.09%) SIEM
4 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (7.27%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (7.27%) Database Security
4 4 (7.27%) Cyber Security
5 3 (5.45%) Change Control
6 2 (3.64%) ISMS
6 2 (3.64%) Information Assurance
6 2 (3.64%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.64%) Validation
6 2 (3.64%) Service Management
6 2 (3.64%) Security Architecture
6 2 (3.64%) Network Architecture
7 1 (1.82%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.82%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 23 (41.82%) CISSP
2 8 (14.55%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
4 6 (10.91%) CISM
5 5 (9.09%) CISA
5 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 4 (7.27%) Degree
7 2 (3.64%) CEH
7 2 (3.64%) JNCIS
7 2 (3.64%) GIAC
7 2 (3.64%) CCNP
7 2 (3.64%) CCNA
8 1 (1.82%) MCSE
8 1 (1.82%) CCSP
8 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.82%) CNA
8 1 (1.82%) Novell Certification
8 1 (1.82%) GCIA
8 1 (1.82%) CCSE
8 1 (1.82%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (29.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (12.73%) COBIT
3 3 (5.45%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) RACF
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Cisco
2 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.45%) Juniper
3 3 (5.45%) Blue Coat
3 3 (5.45%) CheckPoint
3 3 (5.45%) F5
4 2 (3.64%) Sourcefire
4 2 (3.64%) TippingPoint
5 1 (1.82%) Tufin
5 1 (1.82%) Nokia
5 1 (1.82%) LogLogic
5 1 (1.82%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.82%) Bloomberg
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