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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Consultant
Rank 572 544 520
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -24
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 17 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.032% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.034% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £409 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.97% -12.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £388 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
46272 43750 42038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.73% 92.64% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29935 26900 24214
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1900 1926 2472
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
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 19 December 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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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
South East -15 6 - - 2
North West -4 5 - -
London +6 2 £465 +16.25% 2
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IT Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 36 (59.02%) Finance
2 31 (50.82%) Information Security
3 30 (49.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (47.54%) Firewall
5 27 (44.26%) CISSP
6 23 (37.70%) PCI DSS
7 16 (26.23%) CISM
8 11 (18.03%) Cisco
8 11 (18.03%) Windows
8 11 (18.03%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (16.39%) CISA
9 10 (16.39%) Risk Management
10 9 (14.75%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (14.75%) Network Security
10 9 (14.75%) Security Architecture
11 8 (13.11%) SIEM
11 8 (13.11%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (11.48%) COBIT
12 7 (11.48%) PKI
12 7 (11.48%) Risk Analysis
12 7 (11.48%) UNIX
12 7 (11.48%) Validation
13 6 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (9.84%) Banking
14 5 (8.20%) Identity Management
14 5 (8.20%) ITIL
14 5 (8.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (6.56%) Degree
15 4 (6.56%) Microsoft

IT Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
1 2 (3.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) IaaS
1 2 (3.28%) SaaS
1 2 (3.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (47.54%) Firewall
2 9 (14.75%) Network Security
3 8 (13.11%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (3.28%) FTP
5 1 (1.64%) SSL
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
General
1 36 (59.02%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Banking
3 3 (4.92%) Retail
3 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.28%) Games
4 2 (3.28%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) PKI
2 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.28%) FMCG
3 2 (3.28%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.03%) Windows
2 7 (11.48%) UNIX
3 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Vista
4 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.82%) Information Security
2 11 (18.03%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (16.39%) Risk Management
4 9 (14.75%) Security Architecture
5 8 (13.11%) SIEM
6 7 (11.48%) Risk Analysis
6 7 (11.48%) Validation
7 6 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (8.20%) Identity Management
8 5 (8.20%) ITIL
9 4 (6.56%) Network Design
10 3 (4.92%) Project Management
10 3 (4.92%) Incident Management
10 3 (4.92%) Data Protection
11 2 (3.28%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (3.28%) Database Security
11 2 (3.28%) E-Discovery
11 2 (3.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (3.28%) Matrix Management
11 2 (3.28%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.92%) LINC
2 2 (3.28%) C
3 1 (1.64%) Python
3 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (44.26%) CISSP
2 16 (26.23%) CISM
3 10 (16.39%) CISA
4 9 (14.75%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.56%) Degree
6 3 (4.92%) CRISC
7 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.64%) GIAC
8 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.64%) SSCP
8 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (49.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (37.70%) PCI DSS
3 7 (11.48%) COBIT
4 5 (8.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.64%) BS7799
5 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) SCCM
1 2 (3.28%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) Cisco
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.92%) Websense
4 2 (3.28%) F5
4 2 (3.28%) Fortinet
4 2 (3.28%) Juniper
4 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.28%) VMware
4 2 (3.28%) Blue Coat