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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 183 173 207
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 25 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 0.45% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.49% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 15
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £350 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £430 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.46% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
5406 5340 6577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.33% 92.01% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4192 3896 4823
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 89 172
Average hourly rate £17.98 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.11 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, 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 16 (41.03%) Information Security
2 15 (38.46%) Finance
3 8 (20.51%) CISSP
3 8 (20.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (12.82%) Banking
5 5 (12.82%) PCI DSS
5 5 (12.82%) Security Architecture
5 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
6 4 (10.26%) ITIL
6 4 (10.26%) CISM
6 4 (10.26%) Firewall
6 4 (10.26%) Information Security Management
6 4 (10.26%) Security Management
6 4 (10.26%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (10.26%) Investment Banking
7 3 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Database Security
7 3 (7.69%) Cyber Security
7 3 (7.69%) Project Management
7 3 (7.69%) Oracle
7 3 (7.69%) UNIX
7 3 (7.69%) Windows
8 2 (5.13%) Linux
8 2 (5.13%) C
8 2 (5.13%) SQL
8 2 (5.13%) CA
8 2 (5.13%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 2 (5.13%) CA Single Sign-On

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (2.56%) IIS
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.56%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.56%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.56%) VPN
2 1 (2.56%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Middleware
2 1 (2.56%) OAuth
2 1 (2.56%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 1 (2.56%) SailPoint
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) CSS
2 1 (2.56%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.56%) Social Media
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) UNIX
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Information Security
2 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (12.82%) Security Architecture
3 4 (10.26%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (10.26%) ITIL
3 4 (10.26%) Information Security Management
3 4 (10.26%) Security Management
4 3 (7.69%) Project Management
4 3 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (7.69%) Database Security
4 3 (7.69%) Cyber Security
5 2 (5.13%) SIEM
5 2 (5.13%) Identity Management
5 2 (5.13%) Patch Management
5 2 (5.13%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.13%) Service Management
5 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.56%) Six Sigma
6 1 (2.56%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (2.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) C
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) CISSP
2 4 (10.26%) CISM
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) PCI QSA
3 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) CRISC
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.56%) CISA
4 1 (2.56%) MCSE
4 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) GIAC
4 1 (2.56%) GCWN
4 1 (2.56%) GCUX
4 1 (2.56%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (12.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.56%) COBIT
3 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 2 (5.13%) CA Single Sign-On
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (2.56%) OpenIDM
2 1 (2.56%) OpenAM
2 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (5.13%) New Relic
2 2 (5.13%) AppDynamics
2 2 (5.13%) IBM
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Dell
2 2 (5.13%) CA
3 1 (2.56%) F5
3 1 (2.56%) ArcSight
3 1 (2.56%) Sun
3 1 (2.56%) HP
3 1 (2.56%) Varonis
3 1 (2.56%) ForgeRock
3 1 (2.56%) SAP
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco
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