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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 371 348 396
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +48
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 246 290 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.54% 0.57% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.61% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 161 139
Median daily rate £500 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £388 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £486 £485
% change year-on-year
+2.82% +0.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £65.00 - £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 - -
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
43325 47890 48206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.48% 94.89% 93.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 28576 30970 31019
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1508 1866 2032
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +6 106 £500 +5.26% 25
South East -14 42 £500 - 10
East of England +13 26 £500 +19.40% 1
North West +8 25 £550 +8.37% 4
Yorkshire +19 15 £550 +15.78%
South West 0 10 £488 +5.97% 4
West Midlands -11 9 £448 -5.78% 3
East Midlands -9 6 £500 - 1
North East -23 2 - -
Security Consultant
UK

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 250 (42.23%) Information Security
2 177 (29.90%) CISSP
3 135 (22.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 133 (22.47%) Finance
5 131 (22.13%) Cybersecurity
6 102 (17.23%) CISM
7 99 (16.72%) Firewall
8 86 (14.53%) Security Cleared
9 82 (13.85%) PCI DSS
10 74 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
11 73 (12.33%) Network Security
12 72 (12.16%) Risk Management
13 70 (11.82%) Cisco
14 69 (11.66%) Stakeholder Management
15 67 (11.32%) CISA
16 61 (10.30%) SC Cleared
17 60 (10.14%) Security Architecture
18 57 (9.63%) SIEM
19 56 (9.46%) Windows
20 55 (9.29%) Data Centre
21 52 (8.78%) Vulnerability Management
22 47 (7.94%) Security Operations
23 46 (7.77%) CheckPoint
24 41 (6.93%) Security Management
25 37 (6.25%) Microsoft
26 36 (6.08%) Banking
27 35 (5.91%) Risk Assessment
27 35 (5.91%) Cisco Certification
28 34 (5.74%) COBIT
29 33 (5.57%) Project Management

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 (1.52%) Liferay
2 8 (1.35%) Apache
3 7 (1.18%) nginx
4 6 (1.01%) Apache Pig
4 6 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (0.84%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.68%) IIS
6 4 (0.68%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.17%) CICS
7 1 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 26 (4.39%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.52%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.35%) MS Office
3 8 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.51%) MS Project
5 1 (0.17%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (2.87%) SAP GRC
2 6 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.34%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.17%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.17%) SAP GTS
5 1 (0.17%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.17%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.04%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.52%) Office 365
3 6 (1.01%) IaaS
4 4 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.68%) PaaS
4 4 (0.68%) SaaS
4 4 (0.68%) Yammer
5 3 (0.51%) GitHub
6 1 (0.17%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 99 (16.72%) Firewall
2 73 (12.33%) Network Security
3 23 (3.89%) TCP/IP
4 19 (3.21%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (3.21%) LAN
5 18 (3.04%) WAN
6 16 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
7 12 (2.03%) VPN
8 10 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (1.52%) LDAP
9 9 (1.52%) MPLS
9 9 (1.52%) Spanning Tree
9 9 (1.52%) tcpdump
9 9 (1.52%) Wireshark
10 8 (1.35%) BGP
10 8 (1.35%) DNS
10 8 (1.35%) OSPF
10 8 (1.35%) WebEx
10 8 (1.35%) Wireless
11 6 (1.01%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.20%) Big Data
2 10 (1.69%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.18%) Hadoop
4 4 (0.68%) GIS
5 3 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.34%) DTS
6 2 (0.34%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.17%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.17%) HBase
7 1 (0.17%) Impala
7 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.17%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.17%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 11 (1.86%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.18%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.18%) Maven
3 5 (0.84%) JIRA
4 4 (0.68%) Metasploit
5 2 (0.34%) MSTest
5 2 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.17%) AppScan
6 1 (0.17%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.17%) Travis CI
General
1 133 (22.47%) Finance
2 36 (6.08%) Banking
3 24 (4.05%) Legal
4 22 (3.72%) Law
4 22 (3.72%) Retail
5 4 (0.68%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.51%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.51%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.34%) Automotive
7 2 (0.34%) Dutch Language
7 2 (0.34%) Military
7 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.17%) Advertising
8 1 (0.17%) Electronics
8 1 (0.17%) French Language
8 1 (0.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.53%) Web Services
2 7 (1.18%) .NET
2 7 (1.18%) J2EE
3 6 (1.01%) SAML
4 5 (0.84%) Hibernate
4 5 (0.84%) Spring
4 5 (0.84%) Struts
4 5 (0.84%) Velocity
5 4 (0.68%) COM
5 4 (0.68%) SOAP
5 4 (0.68%) WAP
6 3 (0.51%) ELK Stack
6 3 (0.51%) Middleware
6 3 (0.51%) REST
7 2 (0.34%) DOM
7 2 (0.34%) JSON
7 2 (0.34%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.17%) Kafka
8 1 (0.17%) NancyFx
8 1 (0.17%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 55 (9.29%) Data Centre
2 31 (5.24%) Management Information System
3 27 (4.56%) Security Operations Centre
4 24 (4.05%) CESG
5 23 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (3.89%) PKI
6 16 (2.70%) Cryptography
7 7 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 6 (1.01%) CESG CLAS
8 6 (1.01%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.84%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (0.84%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.51%) EFT
10 3 (0.51%) FMCG
10 3 (0.51%) NHS
10 3 (0.51%) SCADA
11 2 (0.34%) Economics
11 2 (0.34%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 56 (9.46%) Windows
2 33 (5.57%) Unix
3 24 (4.05%) Linux
4 10 (1.69%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.34%) Solaris
9 1 (0.17%) Android
9 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.17%) VMS
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.17%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (42.23%) Information Security
2 131 (22.13%) Cybersecurity
3 74 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 72 (12.16%) Risk Management
5 69 (11.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 60 (10.14%) Security Architecture
7 57 (9.63%) SIEM
8 52 (8.78%) Vulnerability Management
9 47 (7.94%) Security Operations
10 41 (6.93%) Security Management
11 35 (5.91%) Risk Assessment
12 33 (5.57%) Project Management
13 27 (4.56%) OWASP
14 26 (4.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 25 (4.22%) Information Security Management
15 25 (4.22%) Security Testing
16 23 (3.89%) Agile Software Development
16 23 (3.89%) Data Protection
17 22 (3.72%) Information Assurance
17 22 (3.72%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 15 (2.53%) Java
2 13 (2.20%) C
3 10 (1.69%) SQL
4 9 (1.52%) Python
5 7 (1.18%) Bash Shell
6 4 (0.68%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.51%) C#
7 3 (0.51%) Perl
7 3 (0.51%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.34%) C++
8 2 (0.34%) PHP
9 1 (0.17%) CLIST
9 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.17%) REXX
9 1 (0.17%) Ruby
9 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.17%) VB
9 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 177 (29.90%) CISSP
2 102 (17.23%) CISM
3 86 (14.53%) Security Cleared
4 67 (11.32%) CISA
5 61 (10.30%) SC Cleared
6 35 (5.91%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (4.56%) Degree
8 25 (4.22%) CLAS
9 20 (3.38%) DV Cleared
10 19 (3.21%) CCNP
10 19 (3.21%) CEH
11 15 (2.53%) PCI QSA
12 12 (2.03%) CCSP
12 12 (2.03%) CESG Certified Professional
13 11 (1.86%) CCIE
13 11 (1.86%) CISMP
13 11 (1.86%) SANS
14 10 (1.69%) CompTIA Security+
14 10 (1.69%) Security+ Certification
15 9 (1.52%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (22.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 82 (13.85%) PCI DSS
3 34 (5.74%) COBIT
4 18 (3.04%) QA
5 16 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (2.36%) ISO27002
6 14 (2.36%) JSP 440
6 14 (2.36%) RMADS
7 11 (1.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (0.51%) ISAE 3402
8 3 (0.51%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.17%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.17%) GxP
9 1 (0.17%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.17%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (2.87%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.18%) Docker
3 5 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.68%) RACF
5 3 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.34%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.34%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.17%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.17%) Snort
7 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.17%) vSphere
7 1 (0.17%) XenApp
7 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (2.70%) Nessus
2 12 (2.03%) QRadar
3 9 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (1.18%) Ansible
4 7 (1.18%) Puppet
5 6 (1.01%) EnCase
5 6 (1.01%) Nmap
5 6 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (0.84%) RSA Archer
7 4 (0.68%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.68%) Rancher
7 4 (0.68%) SCCM
8 3 (0.51%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (0.51%) Nexpose
8 3 (0.51%) zSecure
9 2 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.34%) Terraform
10 1 (0.17%) Endace
10 1 (0.17%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 70 (11.82%) Cisco
2 46 (7.77%) CheckPoint
3 37 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 31 (5.24%) Splunk
5 29 (4.90%) F5
5 29 (4.90%) SAP
6 25 (4.22%) Cyber-Ark
7 24 (4.05%) Juniper
8 20 (3.38%) ArcSight
9 19 (3.21%) Fortinet
10 18 (3.04%) IBM
10 18 (3.04%) Intel Security
10 18 (3.04%) Oracle
11 14 (2.36%) LogRhythm
12 13 (2.20%) Qualys
13 11 (1.86%) Blue Coat
14 10 (1.69%) Symantec
14 10 (1.69%) Thales
14 10 (1.69%) VMware
15 9 (1.52%) LogLogic
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