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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 176 168 201
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 21 33 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.56% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.61% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 12
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£475 £500 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £410 £439
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £525 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 £443 £432
% change year-on-year
+5.08% +2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
5005 5436 6720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.89% 92.15% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3940 3934 4907
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
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 71 92 148
Average hourly rate £15.13 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.97% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £13.01 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.55 £36.35 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 1 September 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 1 September 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 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 14 (40.00%) Information Security
3 9 (25.71%) CISSP
4 8 (22.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (14.29%) Security Architecture
6 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (14.29%) PCI DSS
6 5 (14.29%) Banking
7 4 (11.43%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (11.43%) Information Security Management
7 4 (11.43%) Security Management
7 4 (11.43%) CISM
7 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
7 4 (11.43%) Investment Banking
7 4 (11.43%) Cyber Security
8 3 (8.57%) Database Security
8 3 (8.57%) ITIL
8 3 (8.57%) Windows
8 3 (8.57%) Project Management
8 3 (8.57%) Firewall
9 2 (5.71%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (5.71%) PCI QSA
9 2 (5.71%) Degree
9 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
9 2 (5.71%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (5.71%) Middleware
9 2 (5.71%) Service Management
9 2 (5.71%) Linux
9 2 (5.71%) C

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (2.86%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
General
1 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Middleware
2 1 (2.86%) OAuth
2 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 1 (2.86%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.86%) SCADA
3 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.86%) Social Media
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Information Security
2 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 4 (11.43%) Cyber Security
3 4 (11.43%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (11.43%) Information Security Management
3 4 (11.43%) Security Management
4 3 (8.57%) Project Management
4 3 (8.57%) ITIL
4 3 (8.57%) Database Security
5 2 (5.71%) Patch Management
5 2 (5.71%) SIEM
5 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.71%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Service Management
6 1 (2.86%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.86%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) C
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) CISSP
2 4 (11.43%) CISM
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
3 2 (5.71%) PCI QSA
3 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) CRISC
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) CISA
4 1 (2.86%) MCSE
4 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) GIAC
4 1 (2.86%) GCWN
4 1 (2.86%) GCUX
4 1 (2.86%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.86%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (2.86%) OpenIDM
2 1 (2.86%) OpenAM
2 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle
1 2 (5.71%) CA
1 2 (5.71%) New Relic
1 2 (5.71%) AppDynamics
2 1 (2.86%) Varonis
2 1 (2.86%) ForgeRock
2 1 (2.86%) ArcSight
2 1 (2.86%) IBM
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) HP
2 1 (2.86%) Dell
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