The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 66 85 82
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 28 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.98% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 0.22% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
Median daily rate £475 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -6.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.00 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Security Consultant
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1342 1362 1141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.11% 95.85% 95.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 757 748 681
Median daily rate £400 £360 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 26 40
Median hourly rate £20.50 £14.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Security Consultant in the job title.

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Security Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 27 (64.29%) Data Centre
2 22 (52.38%) Finance
3 19 (45.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
4 18 (42.86%) RACF
5 17 (40.48%) CA
6 15 (35.71%) CA Single Sign-On
7 14 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
8 11 (26.19%) Banking
8 11 (26.19%) SIEM
9 10 (23.81%) Financial Institution
10 9 (21.43%) Hadoop
11 8 (19.05%) Hedge funds
11 8 (19.05%) Splunk
12 6 (14.29%) Information Security
12 6 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
13 5 (11.90%) Big Data
13 5 (11.90%) Network Security
13 5 (11.90%) Law
13 5 (11.90%) PKI
13 5 (11.90%) Mainframe
14 4 (9.52%) Intel Security
14 4 (9.52%) CISSP
14 4 (9.52%) Java
14 4 (9.52%) Web Services
14 4 (9.52%) Unix
14 4 (9.52%) JSON
14 4 (9.52%) CISM
14 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
14 4 (9.52%) PCI DSS

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.76%) Apache
1 2 (4.76%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Network Security
2 2 (4.76%) LDAP
2 2 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) Hadoop
2 5 (11.90%) Big Data
General
1 22 (52.38%) Finance
2 11 (26.19%) Banking
3 10 (23.81%) Financial Institution
4 5 (11.90%) Law
5 2 (4.76%) Marketing
6 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) JSON
1 4 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (64.29%) Data Centre
2 8 (19.05%) Hedge funds
3 5 (11.90%) Mainframe
3 5 (11.90%) PKI
4 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.76%) Clustering
5 2 (4.76%) Health Informatics
5 2 (4.76%) Informatics
6 1 (2.38%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Unix
2 3 (7.14%) zOS
3 2 (4.76%) Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Solaris
3 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
2 11 (26.19%) SIEM
3 6 (14.29%) Information Security
3 6 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (9.52%) Security Operations
5 3 (7.14%) Identity Management
5 3 (7.14%) Security Management
5 3 (7.14%) Service Management
5 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL
6 2 (4.76%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (4.76%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.76%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (4.76%) Project Management
6 2 (4.76%) Resource Management
6 2 (4.76%) Security Architecture
6 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.76%) Use Case
6 2 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) CISM
1 4 (9.52%) CISSP
2 2 (4.76%) CCNA
2 2 (4.76%) CCNP
2 2 (4.76%) CISA
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.76%) MCP
2 2 (4.76%) MCSE
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (45.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (9.52%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.76%) COBIT
System Software
1 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
2 18 (42.86%) RACF
3 3 (7.14%) ACF2
4 2 (4.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (4.76%) Veritas File System
4 2 (4.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 15 (35.71%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (9.52%) QRadar
3 3 (7.14%) zSecure
4 2 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.38%) Proventia
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) CA
2 8 (19.05%) Splunk
3 4 (9.52%) Intel Security
4 3 (7.14%) ArcSight
4 3 (7.14%) Cyber-Ark
5 2 (4.76%) Qualys
5 2 (4.76%) Symantec
5 2 (4.76%) Veritas
6 1 (2.38%) Forcepoint