The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 83 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 10 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.70% 0.52% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £475 £420 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -
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
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
1362 1306 1120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.98% 96.10% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 713 561
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 12
Average hourly rate £19.02 £22.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.46% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £47.50 £95.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 10 (76.92%) Data Centre
2 8 (61.54%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Law
4 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 3 (23.08%) CA
5 3 (23.08%) CA Single Sign-On
5 3 (23.08%) RACF
5 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (23.08%) SIEM
5 3 (23.08%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
6 2 (15.38%) Big Data
6 2 (15.38%) Clustering
6 2 (15.38%) Use Case
6 2 (15.38%) Financial Institution
6 2 (15.38%) Apache
7 1 (7.69%) LDAP
7 1 (7.69%) Unix
7 1 (7.69%) Solaris
7 1 (7.69%) Linux
7 1 (7.69%) Veritas
7 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
7 1 (7.69%) Password Management
7 1 (7.69%) Forcepoint
7 1 (7.69%) Banking
7 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (7.69%) Migration
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.69%) Network Security

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LDAP
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Big Data
1 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Law
3 2 (15.38%) Financial Institution
4 1 (7.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Hedge funds
3 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Solaris
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Identity Access Management
1 3 (23.08%) SIEM
2 2 (15.38%) Use Case
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Password Management
3 1 (7.69%) Security Operations
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) RACF
3 1 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (7.69%) Veritas File System
3 1 (7.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (7.69%) Proventia
2 1 (7.69%) QRadar
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) CA
2 1 (7.69%) Forcepoint
2 1 (7.69%) Splunk
2 1 (7.69%) Veritas
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