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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Consultant
UK / England
Rank 373 295 383
Rank change year-on-year
-78 +88
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 207 338 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.73% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.77% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 167 108
Median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £495
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £65.00 £46.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.30% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £46.00 -
% change year-on-year
+41.30% -

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
38632 44173 43901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.89% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 25327 28502 28056
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1325 1597 1772
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -7 87 £500 - 20
South East -45 30 £538 +7.50% 8
East of England +3 24 £500 +19.40% 2
North West +4 23 £500 -9.09% 7
West Midlands +12 19 £450 -5.26% 6
Yorkshire +17 10 £550 +34.14% 3
South West -11 7 £544 +27.94% 7
East Midlands -13 4 £475 -13.63%
North East -13 1 - -
Security Consultant
UK

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 188 (38.29%) Information Security
2 133 (27.09%) CISSP
3 109 (22.20%) Finance
4 99 (20.16%) Cybersecurity
5 94 (19.14%) Firewall
6 84 (17.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 69 (14.05%) CISM
8 67 (13.65%) Security Cleared
9 63 (12.83%) Network Security
9 63 (12.83%) Penetration Testing
10 61 (12.42%) Cisco
11 57 (11.61%) PCI DSS
12 54 (11.00%) Risk Management
13 51 (10.39%) Security Architecture
14 50 (10.18%) Windows
15 48 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
16 47 (9.57%) Data Centre
17 44 (8.96%) CISA
18 41 (8.35%) SC Cleared
19 40 (8.15%) Microsoft
20 39 (7.94%) SIEM
21 36 (7.33%) CheckPoint
22 35 (7.13%) Splunk
23 34 (6.92%) F5
23 34 (6.92%) Security Management
24 32 (6.52%) Banking
24 32 (6.52%) Vulnerability Management
25 28 (5.70%) Cisco Certification
25 28 (5.70%) Unix
25 28 (5.70%) Vulnerability Scanning

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 14 (2.85%) Liferay
2 8 (1.63%) nginx
3 7 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (1.22%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.22%) Skype for Business
5 4 (0.81%) IIS
6 3 (0.61%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.41%) Apache
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.20%) CICS
8 1 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.20%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 26 (5.30%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.43%) MS Office
4 6 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.81%) MS Project
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.65%) SAP GRC
2 6 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.81%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.41%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.20%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.20%) SAP GTS
6 1 (0.20%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.46%) Office 365
4 6 (1.22%) Yammer
5 4 (0.81%) GitHub
5 4 (0.81%) IaaS
6 3 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.61%) PaaS
6 3 (0.61%) SaaS
7 1 (0.20%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 94 (19.14%) Firewall
2 63 (12.83%) Network Security
3 21 (4.28%) TCP/IP
4 19 (3.87%) LAN
5 18 (3.67%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (3.26%) WAN
7 14 (2.85%) LDAP
8 10 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (2.04%) VPN
9 9 (1.83%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (1.83%) Spanning Tree
9 9 (1.83%) tcpdump
9 9 (1.83%) WebEx
9 9 (1.83%) Wireshark
10 8 (1.63%) BGP
10 8 (1.63%) OSPF
10 8 (1.63%) Wireless
11 7 (1.43%) MPLS
12 6 (1.22%) DNS
13 5 (1.02%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.44%) Big Data
2 10 (2.04%) GIS
3 8 (1.63%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.81%) SAP BW
5 3 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.61%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.41%) DTS
6 2 (0.41%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.20%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.20%) HBase
7 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.20%) Sqoop
7 1 (0.20%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 13 (2.65%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.63%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.63%) Maven
3 4 (0.81%) JIRA
4 3 (0.61%) AppScan
5 2 (0.41%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.20%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.20%) MSTest
6 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.20%) Travis CI
General
1 109 (22.20%) Finance
2 32 (6.52%) Banking
3 21 (4.28%) Legal
3 21 (4.28%) Retail
4 19 (3.87%) Law
5 9 (1.83%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.22%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.02%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.41%) Automotive
8 2 (0.41%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.41%) Electronics
8 2 (0.41%) Marketing
8 2 (0.41%) Military
9 1 (0.20%) Advertising
9 1 (0.20%) French Language
9 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.26%) Web Services
2 13 (2.65%) J2EE
3 11 (2.24%) Hibernate
3 11 (2.24%) Spring
3 11 (2.24%) Struts
3 11 (2.24%) Velocity
4 6 (1.22%) COM
4 6 (1.22%) Middleware
5 3 (0.61%) .NET
5 3 (0.61%) ELK Stack
5 3 (0.61%) SOAP
6 2 (0.41%) DOM
6 2 (0.41%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.41%) REST
6 2 (0.41%) SAML
7 1 (0.20%) JSON
7 1 (0.20%) Kafka
7 1 (0.20%) OpenID
7 1 (0.20%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.20%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.57%) Data Centre
2 26 (5.30%) Management Information System
3 18 (3.67%) CESG
4 16 (3.26%) PKI
5 15 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (2.85%) Cryptography
7 10 (2.04%) Security Operations Centre
8 8 (1.63%) Cyber Defence
9 7 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (1.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (1.02%) CESG CLAS
10 5 (1.02%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.02%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (1.02%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.81%) Cyber Attack
11 4 (0.81%) Smart Meter
11 4 (0.81%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.61%) FMCG
12 3 (0.61%) NHS
12 3 (0.61%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 50 (10.18%) Windows
2 28 (5.70%) Unix
3 18 (3.67%) Linux
4 12 (2.44%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.61%) Solaris
6 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.20%) Android
7 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.20%) VMS
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.20%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (38.29%) Information Security
2 99 (20.16%) Cybersecurity
3 63 (12.83%) Penetration Testing
4 54 (11.00%) Risk Management
5 51 (10.39%) Security Architecture
6 48 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 39 (7.94%) SIEM
8 34 (6.92%) Security Management
9 32 (6.52%) Vulnerability Management
10 28 (5.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 27 (5.50%) Security Operations
12 25 (5.09%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (5.09%) Risk Assessment
13 23 (4.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 22 (4.48%) OWASP
14 22 (4.48%) Security Testing
14 22 (4.48%) Validation
15 20 (4.07%) Data Protection
16 18 (3.67%) SAP Security
17 16 (3.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (2.24%) C
1 11 (2.24%) Java
2 9 (1.83%) Python
3 8 (1.63%) Bash Shell
4 6 (1.22%) SQL
5 3 (0.61%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.41%) PHP
6 2 (0.41%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.20%) C#
7 1 (0.20%) C++
7 1 (0.20%) CLIST
7 1 (0.20%) Perl
7 1 (0.20%) REXX
7 1 (0.20%) Ruby
7 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 133 (27.09%) CISSP
2 69 (14.05%) CISM
3 67 (13.65%) Security Cleared
4 44 (8.96%) CISA
5 41 (8.35%) SC Cleared
6 28 (5.70%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (4.89%) Degree
8 23 (4.68%) DV Cleared
9 19 (3.87%) CEH
10 18 (3.67%) CLAS
11 17 (3.46%) PCI QSA
12 15 (3.05%) CCNP
13 13 (2.65%) SANS
14 12 (2.44%) CISMP
15 10 (2.04%) CCIE
15 10 (2.04%) CESG Certified Professional
16 9 (1.83%) CREST Certified
16 9 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
17 6 (1.22%) MCSE
17 6 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (17.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 57 (11.61%) PCI DSS
3 16 (3.26%) COBIT
3 16 (3.26%) QA
4 14 (2.85%) ISO27002
5 12 (2.44%) RMADS
6 8 (1.63%) JSP 440
7 7 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (1.02%) GDPR
8 5 (1.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 3 (0.61%) Web Application Security Consortium
10 2 (0.41%) SLA
11 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.20%) ISO22301
System Software
1 10 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.63%) Docker
3 5 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.81%) RACF
5 3 (0.61%) Snort
6 2 (0.41%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.41%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.20%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.20%) vSphere
7 1 (0.20%) XenApp
7 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (3.46%) Nessus
2 12 (2.44%) QRadar
3 8 (1.63%) Ansible
3 8 (1.63%) Puppet
4 7 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (1.22%) EnCase
5 6 (1.22%) Nmap
6 5 (1.02%) Kubernetes
6 5 (1.02%) Nexpose
6 5 (1.02%) Rancher
7 4 (0.81%) FortiGate
7 4 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.81%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (0.61%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 3 (0.61%) Computer Incident Response Team
8 3 (0.61%) RSA Archer
8 3 (0.61%) Terraform
8 3 (0.61%) zSecure
9 2 (0.41%) SCCM
9 2 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 61 (12.42%) Cisco
2 40 (8.15%) Microsoft
3 36 (7.33%) CheckPoint
4 35 (7.13%) Splunk
5 34 (6.92%) F5
6 27 (5.50%) SAP
7 24 (4.89%) Cyber-Ark
8 23 (4.68%) Juniper
9 19 (3.87%) ArcSight
9 19 (3.87%) Fortinet
9 19 (3.87%) IBM
9 19 (3.87%) Oracle
10 14 (2.85%) Intel Security
11 13 (2.65%) LogRhythm
12 10 (2.04%) Blue Coat
12 10 (2.04%) VMware
13 9 (1.83%) LogLogic
13 9 (1.83%) Palo Alto
13 9 (1.83%) Qualys
14 8 (1.63%) Symantec
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