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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 173 188 186
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 16 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.28% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.30% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 5
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £420
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +13.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £52.50
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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
4794 5643 5492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.38% 93.01% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3634 4019 4083
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 90 112
Average hourly rate £17.98 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.19 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 21 (55.26%) Information Security
2 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 10 (26.32%) CISSP
3 8 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (18.42%) Risk Management
5 6 (15.79%) Firewall
5 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 6 (15.79%) Oracle
6 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
6 5 (13.16%) IBM
6 5 (13.16%) Dell
6 5 (13.16%) CISM
6 5 (13.16%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
6 5 (13.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 5 (13.16%) Cyber Security
7 4 (10.53%) Lync
7 4 (10.53%) F5
7 4 (10.53%) SailPoint
7 4 (10.53%) QA
7 4 (10.53%) Identity Management
7 4 (10.53%) GIAC
7 4 (10.53%) CheckPoint
7 4 (10.53%) Juniper
7 4 (10.53%) Sun
7 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
7 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
7 4 (10.53%) UNIX
7 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
7 4 (10.53%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.53%) Lync
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) RMDS
2 1 (2.63%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
1 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) Firewall
2 3 (7.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (7.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (5.26%) Multicast
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.63%) VPN
4 1 (2.63%) DNS
4 1 (2.63%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.63%) MPLS
4 1 (2.63%) NetScreen
4 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.63%) BIG-IP
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (2.63%) Network Security
4 1 (2.63%) Junos
4 1 (2.63%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.63%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) .NET
1 4 (10.53%) SailPoint
2 2 (5.26%) Rendezvous
3 1 (2.63%) Middleware
3 1 (2.63%) OAuth
3 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 1 (2.63%) CSS
3 1 (2.63%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) SCADA
1 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) PKI
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) RMADS
2 1 (2.63%) Social Media
2 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) UNIX
2 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Information Security
2 7 (18.42%) Risk Management
3 5 (13.16%) Cyber Security
4 4 (10.53%) ITIL
4 4 (10.53%) Identity Management
5 3 (7.89%) Change Control
5 3 (7.89%) Information Assurance
5 3 (7.89%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (5.26%) Network Architecture
6 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.26%) Validation
6 2 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.26%) Investment Management
7 1 (2.63%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.63%) ISMS
7 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.63%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.63%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) C#
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) CISSP
2 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) CISM
3 4 (10.53%) GIAC
4 3 (7.89%) CISA
4 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) GPEN
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.63%) SSCP
5 1 (2.63%) MCP
5 1 (2.63%) MCSE
5 1 (2.63%) GCIA
5 1 (2.63%) GSEC
5 1 (2.63%) GCIH
5 1 (2.63%) GCWN
5 1 (2.63%) GCUX
5 1 (2.63%) CEH
5 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.53%) QA
3 2 (5.26%) COBIT
4 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (5.26%) OpenIDM
2 2 (5.26%) OpenAM
2 2 (5.26%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.63%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.63%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Dell
2 5 (13.16%) IBM
3 4 (10.53%) Juniper
3 4 (10.53%) Sun
3 4 (10.53%) CheckPoint
3 4 (10.53%) F5
4 3 (7.89%) TippingPoint
4 3 (7.89%) Blue Coat
5 2 (5.26%) TIBCO
5 2 (5.26%) Bloomberg
5 2 (5.26%) LogLogic
5 2 (5.26%) ForgeRock
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco
5 2 (5.26%) Tufin
6 1 (2.63%) SAP
6 1 (2.63%) Nokia
6 1 (2.63%) Infoblox
6 1 (2.63%) Fortinet