The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 329 411 414
Rank change year-on-year
+82 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 322 206 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.65% 0.41% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.43% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 122 131
Median daily rate £525 £473 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £363 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £455 £445
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +2.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.95 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.90 - -
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
47023 47467 46270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.91% 94.81% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31062 30430 28861
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1390 1810 1901
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £40.00 £39.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Security Consultant in the job title.

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 27 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +29 112 £550 +12.82% 24
South East +12 71 £500 +11.11% 14
North West +1 34 £525 +17.97% 3
South West +14 27 £525 +12.90% 5
East of England +31 23 £450 -10.00% 2
West Midlands -9 20 £500 +11.11% 3
Yorkshire +13 17 £488 -11.36% 7
North East - 7 £473 -
East Midlands -4 5 £556 +14.69%
Midlands -4 4 - -
Security Consultant
UK

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, Security Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 261 (40.97%) Information Security
2 191 (29.98%) CISSP
3 188 (29.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 148 (23.23%) Finance
5 117 (18.37%) CISM
6 112 (17.58%) Cybersecurity
7 108 (16.95%) Firewall
8 93 (14.60%) Security Cleared
9 91 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 90 (14.13%) Risk Management
10 90 (14.13%) Network Security
11 86 (13.50%) PCI DSS
12 75 (11.77%) SC Cleared
13 72 (11.30%) SIEM
14 67 (10.52%) CISA
15 62 (9.73%) Windows
16 57 (8.95%) Security Architecture
17 55 (8.63%) PKI
17 55 (8.63%) Penetration Testing
18 54 (8.48%) Security Management
18 54 (8.48%) Risk Assessment
19 52 (8.16%) Management Information System
20 51 (8.01%) Vulnerability Management
20 51 (8.01%) Security Operations
21 49 (7.69%) Unix
22 48 (7.54%) Cisco
23 43 (6.75%) Project Management
23 43 (6.75%) Information Assurance
24 42 (6.59%) SAP
24 42 (6.59%) CLAS

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (1.41%) IIS
2 4 (0.63%) Apache
2 4 (0.63%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.47%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.47%) Skype for Business
3 3 (0.47%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.31%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.16%) Liferay
Applications
1 13 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (0.78%) MS Office
4 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.16%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (2.83%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.16%) assyst
3 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.16%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.10%) IaaS
4 6 (0.94%) SaaS
5 5 (0.78%) PaaS
6 4 (0.63%) Office 365
7 3 (0.47%) Yammer
8 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 108 (16.95%) Firewall
2 90 (14.13%) Network Security
3 22 (3.45%) Internet
3 22 (3.45%) LAN
4 20 (3.14%) Cisco ASA
4 20 (3.14%) VPN
5 16 (2.51%) HTTP
5 16 (2.51%) Intrusion Detection
5 16 (2.51%) WAN
6 15 (2.35%) Wireless
7 12 (1.88%) TCP/IP
8 10 (1.57%) DNS
9 8 (1.26%) Kerberos
9 8 (1.26%) LDAP
9 8 (1.26%) SSL
10 7 (1.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (1.10%) SSH
11 6 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (0.94%) Wireless Security
12 5 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.51%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.57%) DB2
3 5 (0.78%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.63%) Big Data
4 4 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (0.63%) Hadoop
4 4 (0.63%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.31%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.31%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.16%) MySQL
6 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (1.57%) Metasploit
2 3 (0.47%) AppScan
2 3 (0.47%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.47%) JIRA
3 2 (0.31%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.31%) LSMW
4 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
General
1 148 (23.23%) Finance
2 34 (5.34%) Banking
3 25 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 16 (2.51%) Legal
4 16 (2.51%) Retail
5 11 (1.73%) Marketing
6 7 (1.10%) Investment Banking
7 6 (0.94%) Automotive
8 4 (0.63%) Law
9 2 (0.31%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.16%) Advertising
10 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.16%) French Language
10 1 (0.16%) Local Government
10 1 (0.16%) Publishing
10 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.35%) Middleware
2 8 (1.26%) SAML
2 8 (1.26%) Web Services
3 7 (1.10%) REST
4 6 (0.94%) .NET
5 5 (0.78%) WCF
6 4 (0.63%) SOAP
7 3 (0.47%) OAuth
7 3 (0.47%) WAP
8 2 (0.31%) Apache Flex
8 2 (0.31%) COM
9 1 (0.16%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.16%) Ajax
9 1 (0.16%) J2EE
9 1 (0.16%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 55 (8.63%) PKI
2 52 (8.16%) Management Information System
3 42 (6.59%) Data Centre
4 31 (4.87%) Cryptography
5 29 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (4.08%) CESG
7 21 (3.30%) Security Operations Centre
8 11 (1.73%) FMCG
8 11 (1.73%) Health Informatics
8 11 (1.73%) Informatics
9 10 (1.57%) Public Cloud
10 9 (1.41%) Mainframe
11 7 (1.10%) Cyberthreat
11 7 (1.10%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.94%) CESG CLAS
12 6 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (0.78%) SCADA
13 5 (0.78%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.63%) Algorithms
14 4 (0.63%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 62 (9.73%) Windows
2 49 (7.69%) Unix
3 36 (5.65%) Linux
4 13 (2.04%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.73%) zOS
6 5 (0.78%) Solaris
7 4 (0.63%) Android
7 4 (0.63%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.31%) AIX
9 2 (0.31%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.31%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (40.97%) Information Security
2 112 (17.58%) Cybersecurity
3 91 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 90 (14.13%) Risk Management
5 72 (11.30%) SIEM
6 57 (8.95%) Security Architecture
7 55 (8.63%) Penetration Testing
8 54 (8.48%) Risk Assessment
8 54 (8.48%) Security Management
9 51 (8.01%) Security Operations
9 51 (8.01%) Vulnerability Management
10 43 (6.75%) Information Assurance
10 43 (6.75%) Project Management
11 41 (6.44%) Data Protection
12 35 (5.49%) Security Testing
13 33 (5.18%) Migration
14 32 (5.02%) SAP Security
15 28 (4.40%) Agile Software Development
15 28 (4.40%) Identity Access Management
16 25 (3.92%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (3.61%) C
1 23 (3.61%) Java
2 16 (2.51%) Perl
2 16 (2.51%) Python
3 14 (2.20%) SQL
4 10 (1.57%) PowerShell
5 9 (1.41%) C++
6 6 (0.94%) PHP
7 5 (0.78%) Bash Shell
7 5 (0.78%) Korn
8 4 (0.63%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.47%) C#
9 3 (0.47%) VB
10 2 (0.31%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.31%) Ruby
10 2 (0.31%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 191 (29.98%) CISSP
2 117 (18.37%) CISM
3 93 (14.60%) Security Cleared
4 75 (11.77%) SC Cleared
5 67 (10.52%) CISA
6 42 (6.59%) CLAS
7 31 (4.87%) CESG Certified Professional
8 30 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
9 23 (3.61%) CCIE
9 23 (3.61%) Degree
10 17 (2.67%) DV Cleared
11 16 (2.51%) GIAC
12 15 (2.35%) CCNP
13 14 (2.20%) CEH
14 10 (1.57%) SANS
15 7 (1.10%) CCNA
15 7 (1.10%) CRISC
16 6 (0.94%) CompTIA Security+
16 6 (0.94%) Security+ Certification
17 5 (0.78%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (29.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 86 (13.50%) PCI DSS
3 30 (4.71%) COBIT
4 29 (4.55%) RMADS
4 29 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (1.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 10 (1.57%) Government Security Classifications
7 9 (1.41%) JSP 440
7 9 (1.41%) QA
8 6 (0.94%) GxP
9 4 (0.63%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.63%) ISO27002
9 4 (0.63%) ISO27005
10 2 (0.31%) COSO
10 2 (0.31%) ISAE 3402
10 2 (0.31%) ISO22301
10 2 (0.31%) SLA
10 2 (0.31%) SSAE 16
11 1 (0.16%) BS7799
11 1 (0.16%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 37 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.57%) ACF2
3 5 (0.78%) ISA Server
3 5 (0.78%) Snort
3 5 (0.78%) VMware ESX
3 5 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.63%) UAG
5 3 (0.47%) RACF
5 3 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.31%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 13 (2.04%) Nessus
2 12 (1.88%) zSecure
3 10 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (1.26%) Nmap
5 7 (1.10%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 6 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (0.78%) FortiGate
8 4 (0.63%) WSUS
9 3 (0.47%) MIMEsweeper
9 3 (0.47%) QRadar
10 2 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Management
10 2 (0.31%) RSA Archer
10 2 (0.31%) SCCM
11 1 (0.16%) CA Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.16%) EnCase
11 1 (0.16%) HP Fortify
11 1 (0.16%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 48 (7.54%) Cisco
2 42 (6.59%) SAP
3 37 (5.81%) Microsoft
4 31 (4.87%) CheckPoint
5 26 (4.08%) Oracle
5 26 (4.08%) Splunk
6 25 (3.92%) F5
7 19 (2.98%) Intel Security
7 19 (2.98%) Symantec
8 17 (2.67%) Juniper
9 13 (2.04%) Qualys
9 13 (2.04%) VMware
10 10 (1.57%) CA
10 10 (1.57%) Sybase
11 9 (1.41%) ArcSight
11 9 (1.41%) Blue Coat
11 9 (1.41%) IBM
12 8 (1.26%) LogRhythm
13 7 (1.10%) Cyber-Ark
13 7 (1.10%) Forcepoint
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Cyberteam
Rate: very good all inclusive daily rate
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £0.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 6 days ago