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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 298 396 428
Rank change year-on-year
+98 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 324 201 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.69% 0.43% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.45% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 104 91
Average daily rate £475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £466 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+3.61% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £46.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 - -
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
44626 44477 42797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.45% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29076 28059 25830
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1591 1795 1920
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 +12 102 £500 - 44
South East +34 79 £500 +1.01% 17
North West +20 55 £538 +8.58% 7
South West +23 30 £425 -13.26% 9
East Midlands - 20 £550 -
East of England +14 16 £413 -25.00% 1
West Midlands -4 12 £473 - 9
Yorkshire -13 11 £410 +2.50% 6
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Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 279 (47.86%) Information Security
2 206 (35.33%) CISSP
3 187 (32.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 135 (23.16%) Finance
5 108 (18.52%) Firewall
6 101 (17.32%) CISM
7 99 (16.98%) PCI DSS
8 98 (16.81%) Security Cleared
9 86 (14.75%) Risk Management
10 68 (11.66%) SC Cleared
11 64 (10.98%) Network Security
12 62 (10.63%) Management Information System
13 60 (10.29%) CISA
13 60 (10.29%) Information Assurance
13 60 (10.29%) SIEM
13 60 (10.29%) Cybersecurity
14 59 (10.12%) Stakeholder Management
15 57 (9.78%) Windows
16 56 (9.61%) Risk Assessment
17 53 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
18 49 (8.40%) CESG Certified Professional
19 43 (7.38%) Security Management
20 42 (7.20%) Cisco
20 42 (7.20%) Security Architecture
21 41 (7.03%) Vulnerability Management
21 41 (7.03%) CLAS
22 39 (6.69%) Linux
22 39 (6.69%) Data Centre
23 38 (6.52%) SAP
23 38 (6.52%) Banking

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (2.92%) IIS
2 11 (1.89%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.03%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.51%) Apache
4 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.34%) CMS
5 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.17%) Liferay
6 1 (0.17%) Mule
6 1 (0.17%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (3.60%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.20%) MS Office
3 4 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.54%) SAP GRC
2 4 (0.69%) SAP BPC
2 4 (0.69%) SAP HR
3 3 (0.51%) SAP HCM
3 3 (0.51%) SAP PSCD
4 2 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.34%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP EHS
5 1 (0.17%) SAP FI-AA
5 1 (0.17%) SAP FI-FM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.37%) Office 365
3 6 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.86%) PaaS
5 4 (0.69%) SaaS
6 2 (0.34%) IaaS
6 2 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.17%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 108 (18.52%) Firewall
2 64 (10.98%) Network Security
3 24 (4.12%) Intrusion Detection
4 19 (3.26%) LAN
4 19 (3.26%) WAN
5 18 (3.09%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (2.74%) Internet
7 14 (2.40%) TCP/IP
7 14 (2.40%) VPN
8 10 (1.72%) DNS
9 9 (1.54%) SSL
10 8 (1.37%) FTP
11 7 (1.20%) BGP
11 7 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (1.20%) HTTPS
11 7 (1.20%) OSPF
12 6 (1.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 5 (0.86%) Cisco PIX
13 5 (0.86%) Spanning Tree
14 4 (0.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.54%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.37%) SAP BW
3 6 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (0.51%) Big Data
5 2 (0.34%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.17%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.17%) DB2
6 1 (0.17%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.17%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.17%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.17%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (0.51%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.17%) AppScan
2 1 (0.17%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.17%) LSMW
2 1 (0.17%) MorphX
General
1 135 (23.16%) Finance
2 38 (6.52%) Banking
3 19 (3.26%) Legal
4 18 (3.09%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.06%) Retail
6 8 (1.37%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.37%) Law
7 7 (1.20%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.86%) Automotive
8 5 (0.86%) Local Government
8 5 (0.86%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.69%) Marketing
10 3 (0.51%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.17%) Advertising
11 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.74%) Middleware
2 8 (1.37%) Web Services
3 5 (0.86%) SAML
4 4 (0.69%) OAuth
5 3 (0.51%) Ajax
6 2 (0.34%) Web Dynpro
7 1 (0.17%) .NET
7 1 (0.17%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.17%) COM
7 1 (0.17%) OpenID
7 1 (0.17%) REST
7 1 (0.17%) SOAP
7 1 (0.17%) WCF
7 1 (0.17%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 62 (10.63%) Management Information System
2 39 (6.69%) Data Centre
3 32 (5.49%) PKI
4 29 (4.97%) CESG
5 26 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (3.09%) Security Operations Centre
7 16 (2.74%) Cryptography
8 11 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
9 10 (1.72%) FMCG
10 9 (1.54%) Cyberthreat
10 9 (1.54%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.03%) CESG CLAS
11 6 (1.03%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 4 (0.69%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.51%) Cyber Attack
13 3 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.51%) Social Media
14 2 (0.34%) Health Informatics
14 2 (0.34%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 57 (9.78%) Windows
2 39 (6.69%) Linux
3 33 (5.66%) Unix
4 6 (1.03%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.69%) Android
5 4 (0.69%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.69%) Solaris
5 4 (0.69%) zOS
6 3 (0.51%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.34%) CentOS
7 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.34%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.17%) AIX
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (47.86%) Information Security
2 86 (14.75%) Risk Management
3 60 (10.29%) Cybersecurity
3 60 (10.29%) Information Assurance
3 60 (10.29%) SIEM
4 59 (10.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 56 (9.61%) Risk Assessment
6 53 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
7 43 (7.38%) Security Management
8 42 (7.20%) Security Architecture
9 41 (7.03%) Vulnerability Management
10 35 (6.00%) Data Protection
11 33 (5.66%) SAP Security
11 33 (5.66%) Security Operations
12 32 (5.49%) Security Testing
13 29 (4.97%) ITIL
14 26 (4.46%) Information Security Management
14 26 (4.46%) Risk Analysis
15 24 (4.12%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 22 (3.77%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 21 (3.60%) SQL
2 14 (2.40%) C
3 6 (1.03%) Java
4 5 (0.86%) PHP
5 4 (0.69%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.51%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.34%) C#
7 2 (0.34%) C++
7 2 (0.34%) Perl
8 1 (0.17%) ABAP
8 1 (0.17%) Python
8 1 (0.17%) VB
8 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.17%) X++
Qualifications
1 206 (35.33%) CISSP
2 101 (17.32%) CISM
3 98 (16.81%) Security Cleared
4 68 (11.66%) SC Cleared
5 60 (10.29%) CISA
6 49 (8.40%) CESG Certified Professional
7 41 (7.03%) CLAS
8 36 (6.17%) DV Cleared
9 29 (4.97%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (3.43%) CCNP
10 20 (3.43%) SANS
11 16 (2.74%) IISP
12 15 (2.57%) GIAC
13 14 (2.40%) CCSE
14 12 (2.06%) CRISC
15 11 (1.89%) CCNA
15 11 (1.89%) Degree
16 9 (1.54%) CCIE
16 9 (1.54%) CREST Certified
17 8 (1.37%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (32.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 99 (16.98%) PCI DSS
3 33 (5.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 27 (4.63%) RMADS
5 15 (2.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 13 (2.23%) COBIT
7 9 (1.54%) ISO27002
8 6 (1.03%) ISO 9001
8 6 (1.03%) ISO27005
9 5 (0.86%) COSO
9 5 (0.86%) QA
10 4 (0.69%) GPG13
10 4 (0.69%) JSP 440
11 3 (0.51%) SLA
12 2 (0.34%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.34%) SEPA
13 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
13 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.17%) ISO22301
System Software
1 19 (3.26%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.86%) Snort
3 3 (0.51%) ACF2
3 3 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.17%) RACF
4 1 (0.17%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.17%) UAG
4 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (1.89%) Nessus
2 8 (1.37%) QRadar
3 7 (1.20%) Proventia
4 3 (0.51%) MIMEsweeper
4 3 (0.51%) zSecure
5 2 (0.34%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.34%) Nmap
5 2 (0.34%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.17%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.17%) EnCase
6 1 (0.17%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.17%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.17%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.17%) RSA enVision
6 1 (0.17%) RSA Security Analytics
6 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (7.20%) Cisco
2 38 (6.52%) SAP
3 32 (5.49%) Microsoft
4 28 (4.80%) CheckPoint
5 25 (4.29%) Symantec
6 24 (4.12%) Oracle
7 21 (3.60%) Juniper
8 17 (2.92%) F5
9 16 (2.74%) Intel Security
10 15 (2.57%) Palo Alto
11 13 (2.23%) ArcSight
12 11 (1.89%) Sourcefire
13 10 (1.72%) Blue Coat
13 10 (1.72%) IBM
13 10 (1.72%) Splunk
14 9 (1.54%) Cyber-Ark
15 8 (1.37%) LogRhythm
16 7 (1.20%) FireEye
17 6 (1.03%) Forcepoint
17 6 (1.03%) HP
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