The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Consultant
Rank 523 530 545
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +15
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 34 20 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.069% 0.043% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.046% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 11
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £435 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £577 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45662 43138 49058
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.59% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28238 25865 28004
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1849 1986 2544
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
IT Security Consultant
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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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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
North West -3 13 £450 - 1
London +18 12 £500 -4.76% 5
East of England - 3 £463 -
South East -24 2 £493 +9.44% 2
South West -30 1 £525 - 3
Yorkshire - - - -
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IT Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 31 (50.00%) Information Security
2 28 (45.16%) Finance
3 26 (41.94%) Firewall
4 18 (29.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (27.42%) Cisco
6 14 (22.58%) CISSP
7 12 (19.35%) Risk Management
8 11 (17.74%) Management Information System
9 10 (16.13%) Windows
10 9 (14.52%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (12.90%) UNIX
11 8 (12.90%) PKI
11 8 (12.90%) Risk Analysis
11 8 (12.90%) Banking
11 8 (12.90%) PCI DSS
11 8 (12.90%) SIEM
12 7 (11.29%) Vulnerability Management
12 7 (11.29%) COBIT
13 6 (9.68%) Penetration Testing
13 6 (9.68%) Risk Assessment
13 6 (9.68%) Security Architecture
13 6 (9.68%) Identity Management
13 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
14 5 (8.06%) ITIL
14 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
14 5 (8.06%) C
14 5 (8.06%) CISM
14 5 (8.06%) Validation
14 5 (8.06%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (8.06%) Incident Management

IT Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) IaaS
2 1 (1.61%) SaaS
2 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (41.94%) Firewall
2 5 (8.06%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (4.84%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (4.84%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (4.84%) Network Security
3 3 (4.84%) VPN
4 2 (3.23%) FTP
5 1 (1.61%) SAN
5 1 (1.61%) MPLS
5 1 (1.61%) LAN
5 1 (1.61%) WAN
5 1 (1.61%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Metasploit
General
1 28 (45.16%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Banking
3 3 (4.84%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.23%) Advertising
4 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Front Office
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Management Information System
2 8 (12.90%) PKI
3 4 (6.45%) CESG
3 4 (6.45%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (4.84%) RMADS
4 3 (4.84%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.23%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.61%) Open Source
6 1 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.61%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.13%) Windows
2 8 (12.90%) UNIX
3 3 (4.84%) Linux
4 2 (3.23%) Windows Vista
4 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.00%) Information Security
2 12 (19.35%) Risk Management
3 8 (12.90%) Risk Analysis
3 8 (12.90%) SIEM
4 7 (11.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (9.68%) Security Architecture
5 6 (9.68%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (9.68%) Identity Management
5 6 (9.68%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (8.06%) Validation
6 5 (8.06%) ITIL
6 5 (8.06%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.84%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.84%) Database Security
7 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.84%) Business Continuity
8 2 (3.23%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.23%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (3.23%) Information Security Management
8 2 (3.23%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.06%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (22.58%) CISSP
2 9 (14.52%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.06%) CISM
4 3 (4.84%) Degree
4 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) CRISC
5 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) GIAC
5 1 (1.61%) CCNP
5 1 (1.61%) CCNA
5 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.61%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (29.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (12.90%) PCI DSS
3 7 (11.29%) COBIT
4 4 (6.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.61%) BS7799
5 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.61%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) Nessus
2 2 (3.23%) SCCM
2 2 (3.23%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 17 (27.42%) Cisco
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.45%) Websense
4 3 (4.84%) Symantec
4 3 (4.84%) Juniper
4 3 (4.84%) Blue Coat
5 2 (3.23%) ArcSight
5 2 (3.23%) Novell
5 2 (3.23%) VMware
6 1 (1.61%) SAP
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