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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 392 376 380
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 218 201 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.41% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.44% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 140 107
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£475 £475 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £349 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £578 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 £430 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.13% -4.44%
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
47807 45756 43091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.51% 92.65% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 31014 28318 25816
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £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 1784 1851 1999
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +25 103 £475 -5.00% 43
South East +5 53 £450 -8.62% 19
North West -37 25 £475 +10.46% 14
South West +3 15 £463 -2.63% 10
East Midlands +3 7 £485 +14.11% 3
East of England -8 7 £500 +23.07% 5
West Midlands -14 4 £481 -12.50% 8
Yorkshire -24 3 £487 - 5
Midlands - 1 £410 -
Security Consultant
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Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 177 (43.07%) Information Security
2 149 (36.25%) CISSP
3 110 (26.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 99 (24.09%) Firewall
5 93 (22.63%) Finance
6 71 (17.27%) Risk Management
7 69 (16.79%) PCI DSS
8 61 (14.84%) CISM
9 58 (14.11%) Network Security
10 55 (13.38%) Cisco
11 53 (12.90%) ITIL
12 50 (12.17%) Stakeholder Management
13 48 (11.68%) Security Architecture
14 46 (11.19%) Penetration Testing
15 45 (10.95%) Vulnerability Management
16 44 (10.71%) Data Protection
16 44 (10.71%) Security Cleared
17 40 (9.73%) Cyber Security
18 38 (9.25%) Security Management
19 35 (8.52%) Management Information System
19 35 (8.52%) SC Cleared
20 32 (7.79%) Risk Assessment
20 32 (7.79%) Windows
21 30 (7.30%) CheckPoint
21 30 (7.30%) SIEM
22 29 (7.06%) Data Centre
22 29 (7.06%) Cisco Certification
23 27 (6.57%) SAP
24 25 (6.08%) CCNP
24 25 (6.08%) CISA

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (1.95%) IIS
2 6 (1.46%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.22%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.49%) Lync
5 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.24%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (2.19%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.95%) MS Office
3 3 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.95%) RMDS
2 6 (1.46%) SAP GRC
3 2 (0.49%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.24%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.24%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.24%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.24%) Primavera
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.24%) Summit
4 1 (0.24%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.97%) SaaS
2 3 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.49%) Office 365
4 1 (0.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 99 (24.09%) Firewall
2 58 (14.11%) Network Security
3 23 (5.60%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (5.11%) TCP/IP
5 20 (4.87%) DNS
6 18 (4.38%) Wireless
7 16 (3.89%) DHCP
8 13 (3.16%) VPN
9 12 (2.92%) Intrusion Detection
10 10 (2.43%) Cisco ISE
11 8 (1.95%) Multicast
11 8 (1.95%) NetScaler
11 8 (1.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 8 (1.95%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 8 (1.95%) Wireshark
11 8 (1.95%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (1.70%) SSL
12 7 (1.70%) WAN
13 6 (1.46%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (1.46%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (0.97%) SAP BW
4 3 (0.73%) DB2
4 3 (0.73%) SAP BI
5 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.24%) EDMS
General
1 93 (22.63%) Finance
2 24 (5.84%) Retail
3 18 (4.38%) Legal
4 17 (4.14%) Banking
5 13 (3.16%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.43%) Law
6 10 (2.43%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.22%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.22%) Military
9 3 (0.73%) Advertising
10 2 (0.49%) Games
10 2 (0.49%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.24%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.95%) Rendezvous
2 7 (1.70%) .NET
3 6 (1.46%) Web Services
4 5 (1.22%) SAML
4 5 (1.22%) OAuth
5 4 (0.97%) OAuth2
5 4 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (0.97%) Middleware
6 2 (0.49%) JSP
6 2 (0.49%) SOAP
7 1 (0.24%) CSS
7 1 (0.24%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
7 1 (0.24%) REST
7 1 (0.24%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.24%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.52%) Management Information System
2 29 (7.06%) Data Centre
3 24 (5.84%) PKI
4 20 (4.87%) Data Protection Act
5 19 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.43%) Cryptography
7 9 (2.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 8 (1.95%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.70%) RMADS
9 7 (1.70%) CESG
10 6 (1.46%) CESG CLAS
10 6 (1.46%) SCADA
10 6 (1.46%) Smart Meter
11 5 (1.22%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.73%) FMCG
12 3 (0.73%) Clustering
12 3 (0.73%) Human Factors
13 2 (0.49%) Mainframe
13 2 (0.49%) GIS
13 2 (0.49%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 32 (7.79%) Windows
2 18 (4.38%) Linux
3 16 (3.89%) UNIX
4 4 (0.97%) Solaris
5 3 (0.73%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.49%) AIX
6 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.24%) Debian
7 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.24%) CentOS
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.24%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (43.07%) Information Security
2 71 (17.27%) Risk Management
3 53 (12.90%) ITIL
4 50 (12.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 48 (11.68%) Security Architecture
6 46 (11.19%) Penetration Testing
7 45 (10.95%) Vulnerability Management
8 44 (10.71%) Data Protection
9 40 (9.73%) Cyber Security
10 38 (9.25%) Security Management
11 32 (7.79%) Risk Assessment
12 30 (7.30%) SIEM
13 23 (5.60%) SAP Security
13 23 (5.60%) OWASP
14 22 (5.35%) Security Testing
15 21 (5.11%) Risk Analysis
15 21 (5.11%) Information Security Management
16 17 (4.14%) Data Security
17 16 (3.89%) Patch Management
18 14 (3.41%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (1.95%) C
2 7 (1.70%) SQL
3 5 (1.22%) ABAP
3 5 (1.22%) C#
3 5 (1.22%) PowerShell
4 3 (0.73%) Java
4 3 (0.73%) Python
5 2 (0.49%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.49%) C++
6 1 (0.24%) Perl
6 1 (0.24%) PHP
6 1 (0.24%) VB
6 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 149 (36.25%) CISSP
2 61 (14.84%) CISM
3 44 (10.71%) Security Cleared
4 35 (8.52%) SC Cleared
5 29 (7.06%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (6.08%) CCNP
6 25 (6.08%) CISA
7 23 (5.60%) GIAC
8 17 (4.14%) CRISC
9 16 (3.89%) Degree
10 11 (2.68%) CEH
11 10 (2.43%) CCIE
12 6 (1.46%) PCI QSA
13 5 (1.22%) CCSE
13 5 (1.22%) CCSP
14 4 (0.97%) CCDP
14 4 (0.97%) JNCIP
14 4 (0.97%) JNCIE
14 4 (0.97%) HP ASE
14 4 (0.97%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (26.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 69 (16.79%) PCI DSS
3 17 (4.14%) COBIT
4 11 (2.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.22%) GxP
6 4 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 3 (0.73%) QA
7 3 (0.73%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.49%) SLA
8 2 (0.49%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.24%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (4.14%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.73%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.49%) Snort
5 1 (0.24%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.24%) UAG
5 1 (0.24%) ACF2
5 1 (0.24%) Firmware
5 1 (0.24%) RACF
5 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.24%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (0.97%) Nessus
3 3 (0.73%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 3 (0.73%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.73%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (0.73%) AirWatch
3 3 (0.73%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.49%) Nagios
4 2 (0.49%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.49%) DatAdvantage
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
Vendors
1 55 (13.38%) Cisco
2 30 (7.30%) CheckPoint
3 27 (6.57%) SAP
4 22 (5.35%) Microsoft
5 17 (4.14%) Citrix
5 17 (4.14%) Juniper
5 17 (4.14%) F5
6 15 (3.65%) Splunk
6 15 (3.65%) HP
6 15 (3.65%) Blue Coat
7 14 (3.41%) VMware
8 13 (3.16%) Symantec
9 12 (2.92%) IBM
10 11 (2.68%) Oracle
10 11 (2.68%) McAfee
11 10 (2.43%) ArcSight
11 10 (2.43%) LogLogic
12 9 (2.19%) Cyber-Ark
13 8 (1.95%) Tufin
13 8 (1.95%) SolarWinds
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