The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Security Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Consultant
Rank 560 550 526
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -24
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 35 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.068% 0.067% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.072% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 9
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £375 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £577
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £448 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +8.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
IT Security Consultant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47845 45746 43111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.52% 92.64% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 31018 28289 25848
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1784 1845 1993
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

IT Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

IT Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

IT Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

IT Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in England

IT Security Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

IT Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in England

IT Security Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IT Security Consultant across the England region.

IT Security Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in England

IT Security Consultant
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
London +16 21 £463 -7.50% 3
South East -17 6 £388 -21.31%
East of England +1 3 £475 +2.70%
North West -30 2 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 £485 -
West Midlands +1 1 £500 -16.66% 2
IT Security Consultant
UK

IT Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited IT 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 IT Security Consultant in their job title.

1 20 (43.48%) Information Security
2 18 (39.13%) Finance
2 18 (39.13%) CISSP
3 15 (32.61%) Firewall
4 12 (26.09%) PCI DSS
4 12 (26.09%) Vulnerability Management
5 11 (23.91%) CISM
6 10 (21.74%) Windows
7 9 (19.57%) SIEM
8 8 (17.39%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (15.22%) Linux
9 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (13.04%) Risk Management
10 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
10 6 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 5 (10.87%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (10.87%) Security Management
11 5 (10.87%) Patch Management
12 4 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
12 4 (8.70%) Cisco
12 4 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (8.70%) Retail
12 4 (8.70%) Security Architecture
12 4 (8.70%) Splunk
12 4 (8.70%) PCI QSA
13 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
13 3 (6.52%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (6.52%) Network Security
13 3 (6.52%) Nessus
13 3 (6.52%) CEH

IT Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited IT 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 IT Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (32.61%) Firewall
2 4 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (6.52%) Network Security
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (4.35%) LAN
4 2 (4.35%) WAN
5 1 (2.17%) DHCP
5 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.17%) VPN
5 1 (2.17%) DNS
5 1 (2.17%) Internet
5 1 (2.17%) OSPF
5 1 (2.17%) BGP
5 1 (2.17%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
General
1 18 (39.13%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Advertising
3 2 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.35%) AS400
2 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.35%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.17%) FMCG
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.17%) CESG
3 1 (2.17%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Windows
2 7 (15.22%) Linux
3 3 (6.52%) UNIX
4 1 (2.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) Information Security
2 12 (26.09%) Vulnerability Management
3 9 (19.57%) SIEM
4 8 (17.39%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (13.04%) Risk Management
7 5 (10.87%) Security Management
7 5 (10.87%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (10.87%) Patch Management
8 4 (8.70%) Security Architecture
8 4 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (6.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (6.52%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (6.52%) Malware Detection\Protection
9 3 (6.52%) SDLC
10 2 (4.35%) Cyber Security
10 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
10 2 (4.35%) Content Management
10 2 (4.35%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) C
1 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (39.13%) CISSP
2 11 (23.91%) CISM
3 4 (8.70%) PCI QSA
4 3 (6.52%) CISA
4 3 (6.52%) CEH
5 1 (2.17%) Degree
5 1 (2.17%) GSEC
5 1 (2.17%) CCSE
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.17%) CCNP
5 1 (2.17%) CCNA
5 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.09%) PCI DSS
2 6 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.17%) COBIT
3 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Nessus
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Cisco
1 4 (8.70%) Splunk
2 3 (6.52%) VMware
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
3 2 (4.35%) IBM
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) Rapid7
3 2 (4.35%) Cyber-Ark
3 2 (4.35%) LogRhythm
3 2 (4.35%) Qualys
3 2 (4.35%) Imperva
3 2 (4.35%) Websense
4 1 (2.17%) FireEye
4 1 (2.17%) SAP
4 1 (2.17%) Symantec
4 1 (2.17%) Sun
4 1 (2.17%) Software AG
4 1 (2.17%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.17%) Sourcefire
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago