The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 79 - 97
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 20 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.28% - 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 0
Average daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £466 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+3.61% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 - -
Security Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1485 1394 1462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.77% 96.54% 95.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 760 775
Average daily rate £375 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £223 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 84 116
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.44 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Consultant in the job title across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Consultant across the East Midlands region.

Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Security Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 13 £600 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £450 -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (70.00%) Information Security
2 16 (53.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (53.33%) CISSP
3 14 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (36.67%) Finance
5 9 (30.00%) CISA
5 9 (30.00%) Project Management
5 9 (30.00%) PCI DSS
6 7 (23.33%) PRINCE2
6 7 (23.33%) CISM
7 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (16.67%) Information Assurance
8 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
9 4 (13.33%) Banking
10 3 (10.00%) Threat Modelling
10 3 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (10.00%) Security Hardening
10 3 (10.00%) Patch Management
10 3 (10.00%) Security Patching
10 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (10.00%) ISMS
10 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
10 3 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (10.00%) Degree
10 3 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Firewall
1 3 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.33%) SAP BW
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Metasploit
2 1 (3.33%) MorphX
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) CESG
3 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) Information Security
2 14 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (30.00%) Project Management
4 7 (23.33%) PRINCE2
5 5 (16.67%) Information Assurance
5 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (10.00%) ISMS
6 3 (10.00%) ITIL
6 3 (10.00%) Migration
6 3 (10.00%) Patch Management
6 3 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (10.00%) Security Hardening
6 3 (10.00%) Security Patching
6 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (10.00%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
1 1 (3.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) CISSP
2 9 (30.00%) CISA
3 7 (23.33%) CISM
4 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (10.00%) Degree
6 2 (6.67%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (3.33%) CEH
7 1 (3.33%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (53.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (30.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (3.33%) JD Edwards