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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 370 420 394
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 196 119 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.29% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 66 65
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£500 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £433 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.60% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £47.50
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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
42937 40749 37644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27345 24737 21780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £232 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1683 1811 2275
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.51 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +33 100 £500 +5.26% 20
South East +30 58 £550 +28.27% 11
North West -3 15 £495 +32.00% 9
South West -14 10 £500 -3.61% 5
West Midlands +2 4 - - 3
Yorkshire -6 4 £400 +35.59% 4
East of England -1 3 £550 +10.00% 3
Midlands +5 1 - -
Security Consultant
UK

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 229 (49.25%) Information Security
2 168 (36.13%) CISSP
3 131 (28.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 107 (23.01%) Finance
5 101 (21.72%) Risk Management
6 98 (21.08%) CISM
7 92 (19.78%) Firewall
8 90 (19.35%) Security Cleared
9 80 (17.20%) PCI DSS
10 79 (16.99%) Network Security
11 68 (14.62%) SC Cleared
12 62 (13.33%) ITIL
13 59 (12.69%) Stakeholder Management
14 55 (11.83%) Cisco
15 44 (9.46%) Risk Assessment
16 43 (9.25%) Penetration Testing
17 42 (9.03%) Windows
18 40 (8.60%) CISA
19 38 (8.17%) CheckPoint
20 37 (7.96%) Security Management
21 36 (7.74%) Security Architecture
21 36 (7.74%) Cyber Security
22 32 (6.88%) Banking
22 32 (6.88%) PRINCE2
23 31 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
23 31 (6.67%) Management Information System
23 31 (6.67%) CRISC
24 30 (6.45%) SIEM
24 30 (6.45%) Data Protection
25 29 (6.24%) Cisco ASA

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 14 (3.01%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.72%) IIS
3 5 (1.08%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.86%) Apache
5 3 (0.65%) Lync
6 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (2.15%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (1.29%) MS Office
3 5 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.94%) SAP GRC
2 3 (0.65%) RMDS
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.22%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.22%) Summit
4 1 (0.22%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.65%) Office 365
1 3 (0.65%) SaaS
1 3 (0.65%) PaaS
1 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 92 (19.78%) Firewall
2 79 (16.99%) Network Security
3 29 (6.24%) Cisco ASA
4 24 (5.16%) TCP/IP
5 12 (2.58%) Intrusion Detection
6 11 (2.37%) VPN
7 10 (2.15%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (2.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 8 (1.72%) Cisco PIX
9 7 (1.51%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 6 (1.29%) LAN
10 6 (1.29%) WAN
10 6 (1.29%) Internet
11 5 (1.08%) Junos
11 5 (1.08%) DMZ
12 4 (0.86%) DNS
12 4 (0.86%) SSL
12 4 (0.86%) MPLS
12 4 (0.86%) OSPF
12 4 (0.86%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.86%) SAP BW
3 2 (0.43%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.22%) Big Data
4 1 (0.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.22%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.22%) MySQL
4 1 (0.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
General
1 107 (23.01%) Finance
2 32 (6.88%) Banking
3 25 (5.38%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.66%) Retail
5 13 (2.80%) Legal
6 11 (2.37%) Investment Banking
7 10 (2.15%) Games
7 10 (2.15%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.94%) Publishing
9 7 (1.51%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.51%) Law
10 5 (1.08%) Advertising
11 4 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.65%) German Language
13 2 (0.43%) Electronics
13 2 (0.43%) Marketing
14 1 (0.22%) Military
14 1 (0.22%) Local Government
14 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.94%) .NET
2 7 (1.51%) Web Services
3 6 (1.29%) SAML
3 6 (1.29%) OAuth
4 5 (1.08%) OpenID
5 4 (0.86%) Middleware
6 3 (0.65%) SailPoint
6 3 (0.65%) Rendezvous
7 2 (0.43%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
8 1 (0.22%) REST
8 1 (0.22%) CSS
8 1 (0.22%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 23 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.73%) PKI
4 18 (3.87%) Cryptography
5 17 (3.66%) Data Protection Act
5 17 (3.66%) SCADA
6 15 (3.23%) Smart Meter
7 14 (3.01%) FMCG
8 13 (2.80%) RMADS
9 11 (2.37%) CESG
10 7 (1.51%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.29%) CESG CLAS
12 5 (1.08%) Fat Client
12 5 (1.08%) Algorithms
12 5 (1.08%) Thin Client
13 4 (0.86%) Mathematics
14 3 (0.65%) Smartcard
15 2 (0.43%) Statistics
15 2 (0.43%) E-Learning
15 2 (0.43%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 42 (9.03%) Windows
2 27 (5.81%) UNIX
3 19 (4.09%) Linux
4 6 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.08%) Solaris
6 2 (0.43%) AIX
6 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.22%) CentOS
7 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.22%) Android
7 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (49.25%) Information Security
2 101 (21.72%) Risk Management
3 62 (13.33%) ITIL
4 59 (12.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 44 (9.46%) Risk Assessment
6 43 (9.25%) Penetration Testing
7 37 (7.96%) Security Management
8 36 (7.74%) Security Architecture
8 36 (7.74%) Cyber Security
9 32 (6.88%) PRINCE2
10 30 (6.45%) SIEM
10 30 (6.45%) Data Protection
11 27 (5.81%) ISMS
11 27 (5.81%) Change Control
12 26 (5.59%) Vulnerability Management
13 24 (5.16%) Information Assurance
14 23 (4.95%) OWASP
15 21 (4.52%) Information Security Management
16 20 (4.30%) Risk Analysis
17 17 (3.66%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (1.94%) Java
2 8 (1.72%) SQL
3 5 (1.08%) C++
4 4 (0.86%) Python
4 4 (0.86%) C
5 3 (0.65%) C#
5 3 (0.65%) LINC
6 2 (0.43%) Perl
7 1 (0.22%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.22%) R
7 1 (0.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 168 (36.13%) CISSP
2 98 (21.08%) CISM
3 90 (19.35%) Security Cleared
4 68 (14.62%) SC Cleared
5 40 (8.60%) CISA
6 31 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (6.67%) CRISC
7 23 (4.95%) Degree
8 17 (3.66%) CCNA
9 16 (3.44%) CCNP
10 15 (3.23%) DV Cleared
11 11 (2.37%) GIAC
11 11 (2.37%) CEH
12 8 (1.72%) CCIE
13 7 (1.51%) CCSA
14 5 (1.08%) ISACA
15 4 (0.86%) JNCIA
15 4 (0.86%) CCSE
15 4 (0.86%) GSEC
15 4 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (28.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 80 (17.20%) PCI DSS
3 21 (4.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 19 (4.09%) COBIT
5 7 (1.51%) GPG13
6 6 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 5 (1.08%) QA
7 5 (1.08%) JSP 440
8 4 (0.86%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.65%) SLA
10 1 (0.22%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 18 (3.87%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.51%) Snort
4 6 (1.29%) Squid
5 2 (0.43%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.43%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.22%) RACF
6 1 (0.22%) Firmware
6 1 (0.22%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (1.29%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 4 (0.86%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.86%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 3 (0.65%) Puppet
3 3 (0.65%) DatAdvantage
3 3 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.65%) Nessus
4 2 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.43%) OpenIDM
4 2 (0.43%) OpenAM
4 2 (0.43%) OpenSSO
5 1 (0.22%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.22%) Cacti
5 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.22%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.22%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.22%) OpenView
5 1 (0.22%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 55 (11.83%) Cisco
2 38 (8.17%) CheckPoint
3 27 (5.81%) Juniper
4 24 (5.16%) F5
5 21 (4.52%) Blue Coat
5 21 (4.52%) Microsoft
6 16 (3.44%) SAP
7 12 (2.58%) Oracle
8 11 (2.37%) Websense
9 10 (2.15%) Sourcefire
9 10 (2.15%) Symantec
10 9 (1.94%) ArcSight
10 9 (1.94%) IBM
10 9 (1.94%) VMware
11 8 (1.72%) McAfee
12 7 (1.51%) HP
13 6 (1.29%) TippingPoint
14 5 (1.08%) Splunk
14 5 (1.08%) Cyber-Ark
14 5 (1.08%) Fortinet
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