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 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Consultant
Rank 583 587 557
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -30
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 38 12 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.074% 0.024% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.025% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 22
Average daily rate £569 £513 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.97% +28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £420 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £563 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £594 £463 £394
% change year-on-year
+28.37% +17.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
IT Security Consultant
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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
48678 47959 46948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.75% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32103 29564 29088
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1381 1912 1941
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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
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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 -4 10 £525 -4.54% 4
North West -6 7 - - 3
South East -11 7 £500 -9.09% 3
West Midlands - 6 £463 - 1
East of England - 6 £600 -
East Midlands - 4 £588 -
South West -1 1 £775 +84.52% 4
Yorkshire - 1 £600 - 2
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IT Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 30 (37.97%) Information Security
2 23 (29.11%) Finance
2 23 (29.11%) CISSP
2 23 (29.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (24.05%) Risk Management
4 18 (22.78%) Firewall
5 16 (20.25%) Risk Assessment
5 16 (20.25%) PKI
6 15 (18.99%) CISM
7 12 (15.19%) Security Cleared
8 11 (13.92%) CISA
8 11 (13.92%) Security Management
9 10 (12.66%) SIEM
9 10 (12.66%) CLAS
10 9 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (11.39%) PCI DSS
10 9 (11.39%) Information Assurance
10 9 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (11.39%) Windows
11 8 (10.13%) RMADS
11 8 (10.13%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (10.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 8 (10.13%) CESG Certified Professional
12 7 (8.86%) Cryptography
12 7 (8.86%) Time Management
12 7 (8.86%) DV Cleared
12 7 (8.86%) Management Information System
13 6 (7.59%) Middleware
13 6 (7.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 6 (7.59%) BCP

IT Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.78%) Firewall
2 5 (6.33%) Internet
2 5 (6.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (3.80%) Network Security
4 2 (2.53%) Wireless
4 2 (2.53%) Wireless Security
5 1 (1.27%) LAN
5 1 (1.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.27%) Big Data
1 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Metasploit
General
1 23 (29.11%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Banking
2 4 (5.06%) Retail
3 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.27%) Legal
4 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) Middleware
2 1 (1.27%) OAuth
2 1 (1.27%) SAML
2 1 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.25%) PKI
2 9 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.86%) Cryptography
3 7 (8.86%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.33%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.39%) Windows
2 3 (3.80%) Linux
3 2 (2.53%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.53%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.97%) Information Security
2 19 (24.05%) Risk Management
3 16 (20.25%) Risk Assessment
4 11 (13.92%) Security Management
5 10 (12.66%) SIEM
6 9 (11.39%) Information Assurance
6 9 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (10.13%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (10.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 7 (8.86%) Time Management
9 6 (7.59%) BCP
9 6 (7.59%) Identity Access Management
9 6 (7.59%) Project Management
9 6 (7.59%) Security Architecture
10 5 (6.33%) Data Security
10 5 (6.33%) Information Security Management
10 5 (6.33%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (6.33%) SAP Implementation
11 4 (5.06%) Logistics
11 4 (5.06%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.27%) PHP
1 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.27%) SQL
1 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (29.11%) CISSP
2 15 (18.99%) CISM
3 12 (15.19%) Security Cleared
4 11 (13.92%) CISA
5 10 (12.66%) CLAS
6 8 (10.13%) CESG Certified Professional
7 7 (8.86%) DV Cleared
8 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (1.27%) CCSP
9 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.27%) CRISC
9 1 (1.27%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (29.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (11.39%) PCI DSS
3 8 (10.13%) RMADS
4 6 (7.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (2.53%) QA
6 1 (1.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.53%) ISA Server
2 2 (2.53%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) Nessus
1 2 (2.53%) WSUS
2 1 (1.27%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 6 (7.59%) LogRhythm
2 5 (6.33%) SAP
3 4 (5.06%) Proofpoint
4 3 (3.80%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.53%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.27%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.27%) Capita
6 1 (1.27%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.27%) Citrix
6 1 (1.27%) F5
6 1 (1.27%) Forcepoint
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle
6 1 (1.27%) Symantec
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