The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 388 353 389
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +36
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 213 241 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.48% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.52% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 156 101
Average daily rate
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£473 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £600 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £458 £450 £443
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
49243 46583 44268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.84% 92.15% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32057 28819 26941
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £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 1828 1854 1961
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.92% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.53 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in England

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in England

Security Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Security Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in England

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 Security Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
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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
London +27 122 £475 -5.00% 33
South East -21 43 £465 -4.61% 8
South West -9 13 £413 -5.71% 10
North West -60 12 £475 +11.76% 7
East of England -3 6 £483 +18.76% 1
East Midlands -6 5 £425 - 4
Yorkshire -26 5 £463 +32.14% 4
West Midlands -9 2 £325 -38.09% 4
North East - 2 £550 -
Midlands - 1 £410 -
Security Consultant
UK

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited 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 Security Consultant in their job title.

1 201 (48.55%) Information Security
2 148 (35.75%) CISSP
3 118 (28.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 99 (23.91%) Finance
5 96 (23.19%) Firewall
6 72 (17.39%) PCI DSS
7 64 (15.46%) CISM
8 61 (14.73%) Risk Management
9 53 (12.80%) Vulnerability Management
10 52 (12.56%) Cisco
11 49 (11.84%) Security Architecture
12 47 (11.35%) Network Security
12 47 (11.35%) Penetration Testing
12 47 (11.35%) ITIL
13 46 (11.11%) Data Protection
14 42 (10.14%) Security Cleared
15 40 (9.66%) Cyber Security
15 40 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
16 39 (9.42%) Security Management
17 35 (8.45%) Management Information System
17 35 (8.45%) Risk Assessment
17 35 (8.45%) SIEM
18 34 (8.21%) CISA
19 30 (7.25%) Windows
19 30 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
19 30 (7.25%) SC Cleared
20 27 (6.52%) CheckPoint
20 27 (6.52%) SAP
20 27 (6.52%) Data Centre
21 26 (6.28%) PKI

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited 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 Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (2.42%) IIS
2 5 (1.21%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.21%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.72%) Apache
4 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.24%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (2.66%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.45%) MS Office
3 3 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.69%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.48%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.48%) RMDS
2 2 (0.48%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.24%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.24%) SAP PS
3 1 (0.24%) Primavera
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.24%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.24%) Summit
3 1 (0.24%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.97%) PaaS
2 3 (0.72%) Office 365
2 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.48%) SaaS
3 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 96 (23.19%) Firewall
2 47 (11.35%) Network Security
3 19 (4.59%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (3.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 16 (3.86%) Wireless
5 15 (3.62%) VPN
5 15 (3.62%) DNS
6 11 (2.66%) DHCP
7 10 (2.42%) TCP/IP
7 10 (2.42%) Cisco ISE
8 9 (2.17%) SSL
8 9 (2.17%) Internet
9 7 (1.69%) WAN
9 7 (1.69%) LAN
9 7 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (1.45%) VoIP
11 5 (1.21%) OSPF
11 5 (1.21%) BGP
11 5 (1.21%) EIGRP
12 4 (0.97%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (1.21%) SAP BW
1 5 (1.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.72%) DB2
3 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.24%) EDMS
4 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Subversion
1 1 (0.24%) Build Forge
General
1 99 (23.91%) Finance
2 22 (5.31%) Retail
3 21 (5.07%) Legal
4 20 (4.83%) Banking
5 10 (2.42%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.42%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.93%) Law
7 6 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.45%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.21%) Military
9 3 (0.72%) Advertising
10 2 (0.48%) Local Government
11 1 (0.24%) Marketing
11 1 (0.24%) Games
11 1 (0.24%) Automotive
11 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.17%) .NET
2 6 (1.45%) Middleware
3 5 (1.21%) Web Services
3 5 (1.21%) SAML
3 5 (1.21%) OAuth
4 4 (0.97%) OAuth2
4 4 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (0.72%) REST
5 3 (0.72%) SOAP
6 2 (0.48%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
6 2 (0.48%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.24%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.24%) HTML
7 1 (0.24%) J2EE
7 1 (0.24%) JSP
7 1 (0.24%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.24%) Spring
7 1 (0.24%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.45%) Management Information System
2 27 (6.52%) Data Centre
3 26 (6.28%) PKI
4 21 (5.07%) Data Protection Act
5 18 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (2.90%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.66%) Cryptography
8 10 (2.42%) CESG
9 5 (1.21%) RMADS
9 5 (1.21%) Smart Meter
9 5 (1.21%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.21%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (0.97%) FMCG
11 3 (0.72%) CESG CLAS
11 3 (0.72%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.48%) GIS
12 2 (0.48%) SCADA
12 2 (0.48%) Clustering
13 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 30 (7.25%) Windows
2 22 (5.31%) UNIX
3 21 (5.07%) Linux
4 4 (0.97%) Solaris
5 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.24%) CentOS
6 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.24%) Debian
6 1 (0.24%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (48.55%) Information Security
2 61 (14.73%) Risk Management
3 53 (12.80%) Vulnerability Management
4 49 (11.84%) Security Architecture
5 47 (11.35%) ITIL
5 47 (11.35%) Penetration Testing
6 46 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 40 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
7 40 (9.66%) Cyber Security
8 39 (9.42%) Security Management
9 35 (8.45%) Risk Assessment
9 35 (8.45%) SIEM
10 24 (5.80%) Information Security Management
11 23 (5.56%) SAP Security
12 19 (4.59%) Security Testing
13 18 (4.35%) OWASP
13 18 (4.35%) Data Security
14 17 (4.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 16 (3.86%) Risk Analysis
15 16 (3.86%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.17%) C
2 7 (1.69%) SQL
2 7 (1.69%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.45%) Java
4 5 (1.21%) C#
4 5 (1.21%) C++
4 5 (1.21%) ABAP
5 3 (0.72%) VB
6 2 (0.48%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.48%) Perl
6 2 (0.48%) PHP
6 2 (0.48%) Python
6 2 (0.48%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 148 (35.75%) CISSP
2 64 (15.46%) CISM
3 42 (10.14%) Security Cleared
4 34 (8.21%) CISA
5 30 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (7.25%) SC Cleared
6 26 (6.28%) CCNP
7 20 (4.83%) GIAC
7 20 (4.83%) Degree
8 15 (3.62%) CRISC
9 11 (2.66%) CEH
10 6 (1.45%) PCI QSA
10 6 (1.45%) CCIE
11 5 (1.21%) CCSE
12 4 (0.97%) GSEC
12 4 (0.97%) CCSP
12 4 (0.97%) CCNA
12 4 (0.97%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.72%) GCIH
14 2 (0.48%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (28.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 72 (17.39%) PCI DSS
3 24 (5.80%) COBIT
4 18 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.21%) QA
6 4 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 4 (0.97%) GxP
6 4 (0.97%) COSO
7 2 (0.48%) GPG13
7 2 (0.48%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.24%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.24%) SLA
8 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.24%) JSP 440
System Software
1 15 (3.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.97%) Snort
2 4 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.97%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.48%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.24%) UAG
4 1 (0.24%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.24%) XenApp
4 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.24%) Firmware
4 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.24%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (1.21%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (0.97%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.72%) AirWatch
3 3 (0.72%) Nessus
3 3 (0.72%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.48%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (0.48%) Nagios
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.24%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.24%) OpenIDM
5 1 (0.24%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.24%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (0.24%) Nmap
5 1 (0.24%) SCCM
5 1 (0.24%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.24%) OSSEC
5 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.24%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.24%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 52 (12.56%) Cisco
2 27 (6.52%) SAP
2 27 (6.52%) CheckPoint
3 24 (5.80%) Microsoft
4 18 (4.35%) Symantec
5 17 (4.11%) Splunk
6 16 (3.86%) F5
6 16 (3.86%) McAfee
7 13 (3.14%) Blue Coat
8 12 (2.90%) Juniper
9 11 (2.66%) Citrix
9 11 (2.66%) HP
10 10 (2.42%) Oracle
10 10 (2.42%) IBM
10 10 (2.42%) ArcSight
11 8 (1.93%) Cyber-Ark
11 8 (1.93%) FireEye
12 7 (1.69%) Qualys
12 7 (1.69%) Sourcefire
13 6 (1.45%) Fortinet
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