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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 79 83 68
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 9 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.76% 0.36% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.38% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Median daily rate - £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £465 £435
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 - -
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
1149 1563 1139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.64% 94.84% 95.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 834 630
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 16
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.21 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £30.69 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 23 (63.89%) Data Centre
2 18 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (47.22%) Finance
4 15 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 12 (33.33%) CA
5 12 (33.33%) RACF
6 11 (30.56%) Splunk
7 10 (27.78%) SIEM
7 10 (27.78%) Identity Access Management
7 10 (27.78%) CA Single Sign-On
7 10 (27.78%) Banking
8 9 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 8 (22.22%) Network Security
9 8 (22.22%) PCI DSS
9 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (22.22%) Intel Security
10 7 (19.44%) Financial Institution
10 7 (19.44%) Information Security
10 7 (19.44%) PKI
10 7 (19.44%) Hadoop
11 6 (16.67%) Hedge funds
11 6 (16.67%) CISM
11 6 (16.67%) CISSP
12 5 (13.89%) Unix
12 5 (13.89%) Windows
12 5 (13.89%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (13.89%) Symantec
12 5 (13.89%) Security Management
12 5 (13.89%) COBIT
12 5 (13.89%) Qualys

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 1 (2.78%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) Network Security
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) Hadoop
2 3 (8.33%) Big Data
General
1 17 (47.22%) Finance
2 10 (27.78%) Banking
3 7 (19.44%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.56%) Marketing
5 1 (2.78%) Advertising
5 1 (2.78%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) JSON
1 4 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (63.89%) Data Centre
2 7 (19.44%) PKI
3 6 (16.67%) Hedge funds
4 4 (11.11%) Mainframe
5 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (5.56%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (5.56%) Health Informatics
6 2 (5.56%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Unix
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Identity Access Management
1 10 (27.78%) SIEM
2 9 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (19.44%) Information Security
5 5 (13.89%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (13.89%) Planning and Forecasting
5 5 (13.89%) Security Management
5 5 (13.89%) Threat Management
6 4 (11.11%) Compliance Management
7 3 (8.33%) ITIL
7 3 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
7 3 (8.33%) Performance Management
7 3 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (8.33%) Project Management
7 3 (8.33%) Risk and Compliance Management
7 3 (8.33%) Security Architecture
7 3 (8.33%) Service Management
7 3 (8.33%) Threat Modelling
8 2 (5.56%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) CISM
1 6 (16.67%) CISSP
2 3 (8.33%) CCNA
2 3 (8.33%) CCNP
2 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.56%) CCIE
3 2 (5.56%) CCSA
3 2 (5.56%) CCSE
4 1 (2.78%) CISA
4 1 (2.78%) MCP
4 1 (2.78%) MCSE
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (22.22%) PCI DSS
3 5 (13.89%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 12 (33.33%) RACF
3 4 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (8.33%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) CA Single Sign-On
2 5 (13.89%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (8.33%) QRadar
3 3 (8.33%) zSecure
4 2 (5.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) CA
2 11 (30.56%) Splunk
3 8 (22.22%) Intel Security
4 5 (13.89%) Qualys
4 5 (13.89%) Symantec
5 3 (8.33%) ArcSight
5 3 (8.33%) Cyber-Ark
6 2 (5.56%) Blue Coat
6 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco