The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 366 369 402
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 201 182 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.39% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.42% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 107 84
Average daily rate
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£475 £480 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% +1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £400 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £34.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £34.30
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45686 43047 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.53% 92.64% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28284 25787 27971
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1846 1994 2539
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.27 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Security Consultant
UK

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 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
London +10 79 £500 -4.76% 24
North West +5 42 £430 +2.38% 3
South East -20 32 £493 +9.44% 11
West Midlands -4 17 £550 +14.58% 5
East of England -9 13 £406 -9.72% 1
South West -26 13 £475 +5.55% 5
East Midlands +3 2 £425 -5.55% 1
Yorkshire +3 1 - - 2
Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - -
Security Consultant
UK

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

1 176 (45.60%) Information Security
2 103 (26.68%) Finance
3 91 (23.58%) Firewall
4 86 (22.28%) CISSP
5 75 (19.43%) Risk Management
5 75 (19.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 72 (18.65%) Security Cleared
7 61 (15.80%) Cisco
7 61 (15.80%) Network Security
8 55 (14.25%) Windows
9 53 (13.73%) SC Cleared
10 49 (12.69%) Security Management
11 46 (11.92%) Management Information System
12 43 (11.14%) Microsoft
13 42 (10.88%) CISM
13 42 (10.88%) Banking
14 41 (10.62%) Security Architecture
15 36 (9.33%) Risk Assessment
15 36 (9.33%) CheckPoint
16 34 (8.81%) Cisco Certification
17 28 (7.25%) SIEM
18 27 (6.99%) Stakeholder Management
19 26 (6.74%) UNIX
20 25 (6.48%) CCNP
20 25 (6.48%) Juniper
21 24 (6.22%) Penetration Testing
21 24 (6.22%) Degree
22 23 (5.96%) Information Assurance
22 23 (5.96%) ITIL
23 22 (5.70%) TCP/IP

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 17 (4.40%) IIS
2 13 (3.37%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.81%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.55%) Apache
5 3 (0.78%) Lync
5 3 (0.78%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.52%) CMS
6 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.26%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.26%) SAP EP
7 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.26%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 13 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.07%) MS Office
3 3 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.30%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.52%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.26%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.04%) IaaS
2 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.26%) SaaS
4 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (23.58%) Firewall
2 61 (15.80%) Network Security
3 22 (5.70%) TCP/IP
4 21 (5.44%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (3.63%) VPN
6 12 (3.11%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (2.85%) Internet
8 10 (2.59%) Cisco PIX
9 9 (2.33%) LAN
9 9 (2.33%) SSL
9 9 (2.33%) OSPF
10 8 (2.07%) WAN
10 8 (2.07%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (2.07%) VLAN
11 7 (1.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 7 (1.81%) DNS
11 7 (1.81%) BGP
11 7 (1.81%) SAN
12 6 (1.55%) MPLS
12 6 (1.55%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.04%) Big Data
2 4 (1.04%) Oracle Database
2 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.78%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (0.52%) AppScan
2 1 (0.26%) JIRA
2 1 (0.26%) Selenium
2 1 (0.26%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.26%) Concordion
2 1 (0.26%) JMeter
2 1 (0.26%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.26%) LoadRunner
General
1 103 (26.68%) Finance
2 42 (10.88%) Banking
3 14 (3.63%) Investment Banking
4 13 (3.37%) Legal
5 12 (3.11%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.07%) Advertising
7 7 (1.81%) Retail
7 7 (1.81%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.30%) Local Government
9 3 (0.78%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.52%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.26%) International Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Marketing
11 1 (0.26%) German Language
11 1 (0.26%) Publishing
11 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.26%) Law
11 1 (0.26%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.37%) .NET
2 10 (2.59%) JSP
3 8 (2.07%) OAuth
4 4 (1.04%) Middleware
4 4 (1.04%) Web Services
4 4 (1.04%) LAMP
5 3 (0.78%) HTML
6 2 (0.52%) SAML
6 2 (0.52%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.52%) SAP Basis
6 2 (0.52%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.52%) OpenID
7 1 (0.26%) SOAP
7 1 (0.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.92%) Management Information System
2 22 (5.70%) CESG
3 20 (5.18%) PKI
4 15 (3.89%) CESG CLAS
4 15 (3.89%) RMADS
5 10 (2.59%) GIS
6 9 (2.33%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.55%) Economics
8 5 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (1.04%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.04%) Psychology
9 4 (1.04%) Human Factors
10 3 (0.78%) SCADA
10 3 (0.78%) Open Source
10 3 (0.78%) CMDB
10 3 (0.78%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.52%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.52%) E-Learning
11 2 (0.52%) Cryptography
11 2 (0.52%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 55 (14.25%) Windows
2 26 (6.74%) UNIX
3 17 (4.40%) Linux
4 9 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.55%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.78%) zOS
8 2 (0.52%) Solaris
8 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.52%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (45.60%) Information Security
2 75 (19.43%) Risk Management
3 49 (12.69%) Security Management
4 41 (10.62%) Security Architecture
5 36 (9.33%) Risk Assessment
6 28 (7.25%) SIEM
7 27 (6.99%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (6.22%) Penetration Testing
9 23 (5.96%) Information Assurance
9 23 (5.96%) ITIL
10 18 (4.66%) Project Management
10 18 (4.66%) SAP Security
11 17 (4.40%) Vulnerability Management
12 16 (4.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 14 (3.63%) Change Management
14 13 (3.37%) Information Security Management
15 12 (3.11%) Data Protection
16 11 (2.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 11 (2.85%) Network Design
17 10 (2.59%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (3.11%) C
2 11 (2.85%) C#
3 8 (2.07%) Java
3 8 (2.07%) SQL
4 5 (1.30%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.30%) C++
5 4 (1.04%) VB.NET
5 4 (1.04%) PHP
6 3 (0.78%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.52%) Perl
8 1 (0.26%) sed
8 1 (0.26%) ABAP
8 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 86 (22.28%) CISSP
2 72 (18.65%) Security Cleared
3 53 (13.73%) SC Cleared
4 42 (10.88%) CISM
5 34 (8.81%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (6.48%) CCNP
7 24 (6.22%) Degree
8 15 (3.89%) CISA
9 12 (3.11%) DV Cleared
10 10 (2.59%) CCSE
11 9 (2.33%) CCNA
12 8 (2.07%) CCIE
12 8 (2.07%) CEH
13 7 (1.81%) CCSA
14 6 (1.55%) GIAC
15 5 (1.30%) CCDP
15 5 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
16 4 (1.04%) Check Point Certification
16 4 (1.04%) CISMP
17 3 (0.78%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (19.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (5.70%) PCI DSS
3 14 (3.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (3.11%) COBIT
5 8 (2.07%) JSP 440
5 8 (2.07%) QA
6 4 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 3 (0.78%) GPG13
7 3 (0.78%) SLA
8 2 (0.52%) BS7799
9 1 (0.26%) BS25999
9 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (3.89%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.30%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.30%) Snort
4 4 (1.04%) RACF
5 3 (0.78%) Squid
6 2 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.52%) Nmap
6 2 (0.52%) Xen
7 1 (0.26%) UAG
7 1 (0.26%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (2.07%) Nessus
2 5 (1.30%) FortiGate
2 5 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (1.04%) SCCM
4 3 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (0.78%) Cacti
4 3 (0.78%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (0.78%) OpenView
5 2 (0.52%) ZENworks
5 2 (0.52%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.26%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.26%) DatAdvantage
6 1 (0.26%) Cryoserver
6 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 61 (15.80%) Cisco
2 43 (11.14%) Microsoft
3 36 (9.33%) CheckPoint
4 25 (6.48%) Juniper
5 20 (5.18%) SAP
6 18 (4.66%) Blue Coat
6 18 (4.66%) F5
7 14 (3.63%) McAfee
7 14 (3.63%) VMware
8 13 (3.37%) HP
9 11 (2.85%) Symantec
10 9 (2.33%) Oracle
10 9 (2.33%) Citrix
11 7 (1.81%) Websense
12 6 (1.55%) Sourcefire
12 6 (1.55%) ArcSight
13 5 (1.30%) Splunk
13 5 (1.30%) Novell
14 4 (1.04%) Dell
14 4 (1.04%) CA
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