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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 80 86 75
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 13 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.05% 0.37% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.39% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Median daily rate £480 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £464 £430
% change year-on-year
+2.42% +7.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.45 - -
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
1193 1534 1231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.13% 94.87% 96.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 794 715
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.60% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 23
Median hourly rate £47.25 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.25% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 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 31 (67.39%) Data Centre
2 25 (54.35%) Finance
3 22 (47.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (45.65%) Active Directory
5 18 (39.13%) RACF
6 17 (36.96%) CA
7 15 (32.61%) CA Single Sign-On
8 14 (30.43%) Identity Access Management
9 12 (26.09%) SIEM
10 11 (23.91%) Splunk
11 10 (21.74%) Financial Institution
11 10 (21.74%) Banking
12 9 (19.57%) Vulnerability Management
13 8 (17.39%) Information Security
13 8 (17.39%) Network Security
13 8 (17.39%) Hadoop
13 8 (17.39%) Hedge funds
14 7 (15.22%) PCI DSS
14 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (15.22%) PKI
14 7 (15.22%) Intel Security
15 6 (13.04%) CISSP
15 6 (13.04%) Unix
15 6 (13.04%) CISM
16 5 (10.87%) Planning and Forecasting
16 5 (10.87%) Law
16 5 (10.87%) Security Management
16 5 (10.87%) Mainframe
17 4 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
17 4 (8.70%) Symantec

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 (4.35%) CICS
2 1 (2.17%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) Network Security
2 2 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (4.35%) Firewall
2 2 (4.35%) LDAP
2 2 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) Hadoop
2 4 (8.70%) Big Data
3 3 (6.52%) Data Lake
General
1 25 (54.35%) Finance
2 10 (21.74%) Banking
2 10 (21.74%) Financial Institution
3 5 (10.87%) Law
4 2 (4.35%) Marketing
5 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) JSON
1 4 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (67.39%) Data Centre
2 8 (17.39%) Hedge funds
3 7 (15.22%) PKI
4 5 (10.87%) Mainframe
5 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.35%) Clustering
6 2 (4.35%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (4.35%) Health Informatics
6 2 (4.35%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Unix
2 4 (8.70%) Windows
3 3 (6.52%) zOS
4 2 (4.35%) Linux
4 2 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Identity Access Management
2 12 (26.09%) SIEM
3 9 (19.57%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (17.39%) Information Security
5 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (10.87%) Planning and Forecasting
6 5 (10.87%) Security Management
7 4 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (8.70%) Security Operations
7 4 (8.70%) Threat Management
8 3 (6.52%) ITIL
8 3 (6.52%) Performance Improvement
8 3 (6.52%) Performance Management
8 3 (6.52%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (6.52%) Project Management
8 3 (6.52%) Security Architecture
8 3 (6.52%) Service Management
8 3 (6.52%) Threat Modelling
9 2 (4.35%) Identity Management
9 2 (4.35%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) CISM
1 6 (13.04%) CISSP
2 4 (8.70%) CCNA
2 4 (8.70%) CCNP
2 4 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.35%) CCIE
3 2 (4.35%) CCSA
3 2 (4.35%) CCSE
3 2 (4.35%) CISA
3 2 (4.35%) MCP
3 2 (4.35%) MCSE
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (47.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (15.22%) PCI DSS
3 4 (8.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (45.65%) Active Directory
2 18 (39.13%) RACF
3 3 (6.52%) ACF2
3 3 (6.52%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (4.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (4.35%) Veritas File System
4 2 (4.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 15 (32.61%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (6.52%) QRadar
3 3 (6.52%) zSecure
4 2 (4.35%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (36.96%) CA
2 11 (23.91%) Splunk
3 7 (15.22%) Intel Security
4 4 (8.70%) Qualys
4 4 (8.70%) Symantec
5 3 (6.52%) ArcSight
5 3 (6.52%) Cyber-Ark
6 2 (4.35%) Blue Coat
6 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.35%) Cisco
6 2 (4.35%) Veritas