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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 404 394 404
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 195 187 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.36% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.39% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 124 73
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +3.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £458 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.10% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £60.00 - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £52.50
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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
46795 47391 40085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.38% 92.46% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28858 29298 23546
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
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 1833 1925 2076
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -5 77 £500 - 24
South East +20 70 £425 -10.52% 13
North West -13 21 £420 +0.29% 4
East of England +34 9 £500 +36.51% 3
South West -12 7 £435 -9.37% 8
East Midlands +3 5 £438 +2.94%
West Midlands -14 5 £450 -7.69%
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Security Consultant
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Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 156 (39.90%) Information Security
2 128 (32.74%) CISSP
3 100 (25.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 87 (22.25%) Risk Management
5 84 (21.48%) Finance
6 79 (20.20%) Firewall
7 73 (18.67%) Network Security
8 72 (18.41%) Security Cleared
9 65 (16.62%) PCI DSS
10 59 (15.09%) CISM
11 58 (14.83%) SC Cleared
12 56 (14.32%) ITIL
13 52 (13.30%) Cisco
14 51 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
15 41 (10.49%) CheckPoint
16 34 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
16 34 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
17 32 (8.18%) SAP
17 32 (8.18%) Cyber Security
18 30 (7.67%) SAP Security
19 29 (7.42%) Security Management
19 29 (7.42%) Management Information System
19 29 (7.42%) Security Architecture
20 28 (7.16%) Windows
20 28 (7.16%) TCP/IP
21 26 (6.65%) Juniper
21 26 (6.65%) Change Control
22 25 (6.39%) CRISC
22 25 (6.39%) Cisco ASA
23 23 (5.88%) OWASP

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 9 (2.30%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.05%) IIS
3 6 (1.53%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.02%) Lync
5 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (2.56%) MS Office
2 8 (2.05%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.02%) MS Project
4 4 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (3.58%) SAP GRC
2 10 (2.56%) RMDS
3 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.26%) Summit
3 1 (0.26%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.77%) SaaS
1 3 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (0.77%) Office 365
2 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.26%) PaaS
2 1 (0.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (20.20%) Firewall
2 73 (18.67%) Network Security
3 28 (7.16%) TCP/IP
4 25 (6.39%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (3.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 12 (3.07%) DNS
6 12 (3.07%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 10 (2.56%) DHCP
7 10 (2.56%) Multicast
8 9 (2.30%) Wireshark
8 9 (2.30%) Wireless
9 8 (2.05%) NetScaler
9 8 (2.05%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (1.79%) Cisco PIX
10 7 (1.79%) DMZ
10 7 (1.79%) VPN
11 5 (1.28%) WAN
12 4 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (1.02%) Cisco ISE
12 4 (1.02%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.53%) SAP BW
3 3 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (0.77%) SAP BI
4 2 (0.51%) DB2
5 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.26%) Big Data
5 1 (0.26%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
General
1 84 (21.48%) Finance
2 21 (5.37%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.09%) Retail
4 14 (3.58%) Banking
5 10 (2.56%) Legal
6 8 (2.05%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (1.79%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.53%) Law
8 6 (1.53%) Games
8 6 (1.53%) Military
9 3 (0.77%) Publishing
10 2 (0.51%) Electronics
10 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.51%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.51%) German Language
11 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Marketing
11 1 (0.26%) Local Government
11 1 (0.26%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.81%) OAuth
1 11 (2.81%) SAML
2 10 (2.56%) Rendezvous
3 9 (2.30%) .NET
4 5 (1.28%) OpenID
5 4 (1.02%) Middleware
5 4 (1.02%) OAuth2
5 4 (1.02%) SailPoint
5 4 (1.02%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (0.77%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
6 3 (0.77%) Web Services
7 1 (0.26%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.26%) REST
7 1 (0.26%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.26%) WSDL
7 1 (0.26%) CSS
7 1 (0.26%) JSP
7 1 (0.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.42%) Management Information System
2 18 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.84%) PKI
4 14 (3.58%) SCADA
5 10 (2.56%) Cryptography
5 10 (2.56%) FMCG
6 9 (2.30%) Data Protection Act
7 8 (2.05%) RMADS
8 7 (1.79%) CESG
9 6 (1.53%) Smart Meter
10 4 (1.02%) CESG CLAS
10 4 (1.02%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.77%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.77%) Statistics
11 3 (0.77%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.77%) Human Factors
11 3 (0.77%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.51%) Smartcard
12 2 (0.51%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (7.16%) Windows
2 13 (3.32%) Linux
3 12 (3.07%) UNIX
4 4 (1.02%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.26%) CentOS
7 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.26%) zOS
7 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.26%) AIX
7 1 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (39.90%) Information Security
2 87 (22.25%) Risk Management
3 56 (14.32%) ITIL
4 51 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
5 34 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
6 32 (8.18%) Cyber Security
7 30 (7.67%) SAP Security
8 29 (7.42%) Security Management
8 29 (7.42%) Security Architecture
9 26 (6.65%) Change Control
10 23 (5.88%) OWASP
11 20 (5.12%) Data Security
11 20 (5.12%) Data Protection
12 19 (4.86%) PRINCE2
13 18 (4.60%) Risk Analysis
13 18 (4.60%) Information Assurance
13 18 (4.60%) Vulnerability Management
14 16 (4.09%) ISMS
15 15 (3.84%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.05%) SQL
1 8 (2.05%) C#
2 5 (1.28%) ABAP
2 5 (1.28%) Java
3 3 (0.77%) Python
4 2 (0.51%) C
5 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 128 (32.74%) CISSP
2 72 (18.41%) Security Cleared
3 59 (15.09%) CISM
4 58 (14.83%) SC Cleared
5 25 (6.39%) CRISC
6 23 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (4.60%) CISA
8 15 (3.84%) CCNP
9 14 (3.58%) GIAC
10 12 (3.07%) DV Cleared
11 11 (2.81%) CCIE
12 9 (2.30%) Degree
13 6 (1.53%) CCNA
13 6 (1.53%) CEH
14 5 (1.28%) CCSE
14 5 (1.28%) CCSP
15 4 (1.02%) MCSE
15 4 (1.02%) CCDP
15 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (25.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 65 (16.62%) PCI DSS
3 19 (4.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (2.30%) COBIT
5 7 (1.79%) QA
6 6 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 5 (1.28%) GPG13
7 5 (1.28%) GxP
8 4 (1.02%) ISO 9001
8 4 (1.02%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.77%) SLA
10 1 (0.26%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 18 (4.60%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.28%) Snort
4 4 (1.02%) Squid
5 3 (0.77%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 2 (0.51%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.26%) ACF2
7 1 (0.26%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.26%) RACF
7 1 (0.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (1.79%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 6 (1.53%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 5 (1.28%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.02%) DatAdvantage
5 3 (0.77%) OpenIDM
5 3 (0.77%) OpenAM
5 3 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.51%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.51%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.26%) Nessus
7 1 (0.26%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 52 (13.30%) Cisco
2 41 (10.49%) CheckPoint
3 32 (8.18%) SAP
4 26 (6.65%) Juniper
5 22 (5.63%) Blue Coat
5 22 (5.63%) F5
6 18 (4.60%) Microsoft
7 17 (4.35%) Citrix
8 15 (3.84%) IBM
8 15 (3.84%) Oracle
9 12 (3.07%) VMware
10 11 (2.81%) TippingPoint
10 11 (2.81%) Symantec
11 10 (2.56%) Bloomberg
11 10 (2.56%) TIBCO
11 10 (2.56%) Tufin
11 10 (2.56%) LogLogic
12 9 (2.30%) HP
13 8 (2.05%) Radianz
13 8 (2.05%) Websense
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