The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 360 365 404
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +39
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 204 188 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.40% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.44% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 111 84
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£470 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £385 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £34.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £34.30
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45626 43161 49005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.60% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 28137 25930 28012
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1961 2542
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Security Consultant
UK

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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 +6 74 £500 -4.76% 23
North West +8 47 £430 +2.38% 2
South East -20 32 £479 +0.78% 11
West Midlands -3 19 £525 +9.37% 4
East of England -4 13 £406 - 2
South West -32 13 £475 +6.74% 3
East Midlands -1 2 £425 -5.55%
Yorkshire -1 1 - - 3
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
Security Consultant
UK

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 176 (45.60%) Information Security
2 109 (28.24%) Finance
3 95 (24.61%) Firewall
4 88 (22.80%) CISSP
5 73 (18.91%) Risk Management
5 73 (18.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 69 (17.88%) Cisco
7 67 (17.36%) Security Cleared
8 63 (16.32%) Network Security
9 59 (15.28%) Windows
10 52 (13.47%) SC Cleared
11 47 (12.18%) Security Management
12 44 (11.40%) Management Information System
13 42 (10.88%) Banking
14 41 (10.62%) CISM
14 41 (10.62%) Security Architecture
15 39 (10.10%) Microsoft
15 39 (10.10%) CheckPoint
16 37 (9.59%) Cisco Certification
16 37 (9.59%) Risk Assessment
17 31 (8.03%) UNIX
18 30 (7.77%) SIEM
19 27 (6.99%) Juniper
20 25 (6.48%) CCNP
20 25 (6.48%) Cisco ASA
21 24 (6.22%) ITIL
21 24 (6.22%) Stakeholder Management
22 22 (5.70%) Penetration Testing
22 22 (5.70%) TCP/IP
22 22 (5.70%) PCI DSS

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 (4.40%) IIS
2 14 (3.63%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.07%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.55%) Apache
5 3 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (0.78%) Lync
5 3 (0.78%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.52%) CMS
6 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.26%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.26%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.26%) SAP EP
Applications
1 13 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.07%) MS Office
3 3 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.30%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.52%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.26%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.04%) IaaS
2 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.26%) SaaS
4 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (24.61%) Firewall
2 63 (16.32%) Network Security
3 25 (6.48%) Cisco ASA
4 22 (5.70%) TCP/IP
5 15 (3.89%) VPN
6 12 (3.11%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (2.85%) Cisco PIX
7 11 (2.85%) Internet
8 10 (2.59%) OSPF
9 9 (2.33%) LAN
9 9 (2.33%) SSL
9 9 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (2.07%) BGP
10 8 (2.07%) DNS
10 8 (2.07%) WAN
10 8 (2.07%) VLAN
11 7 (1.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 7 (1.81%) MPLS
11 7 (1.81%) SAN
12 6 (1.55%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.04%) Big Data
2 4 (1.04%) Oracle Database
2 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.78%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (0.26%) JIRA
1 1 (0.26%) Selenium
1 1 (0.26%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.26%) Concordion
1 1 (0.26%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (0.26%) LoadRunner
1 1 (0.26%) JMeter
1 1 (0.26%) AppScan
General
1 109 (28.24%) Finance
2 42 (10.88%) Banking
3 15 (3.89%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.63%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.59%) Legal
6 9 (2.33%) Advertising
7 7 (1.81%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.30%) Local Government
9 4 (1.04%) Retail
10 3 (0.78%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.52%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.26%) German Language
12 1 (0.26%) International Banking
12 1 (0.26%) Marketing
12 1 (0.26%) Front Office
12 1 (0.26%) Publishing
12 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.26%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.85%) .NET
2 10 (2.59%) JSP
3 8 (2.07%) OAuth
4 4 (1.04%) LAMP
4 4 (1.04%) Middleware
4 4 (1.04%) Web Services
5 3 (0.78%) Regular Expression
5 3 (0.78%) HTML
6 2 (0.52%) SAP Basis
6 2 (0.52%) SAML
6 2 (0.52%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.52%) OpenID
7 1 (0.26%) SOAP
7 1 (0.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (11.40%) Management Information System
2 21 (5.44%) CESG
3 19 (4.92%) PKI
4 16 (4.15%) CESG CLAS
4 16 (4.15%) RMADS
5 10 (2.59%) GIS
6 6 (1.55%) Economics
6 6 (1.55%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.04%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.04%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.04%) Open Source
8 4 (1.04%) Psychology
8 4 (1.04%) Human Factors
9 3 (0.78%) SCADA
9 3 (0.78%) Smart Meter
9 3 (0.78%) CMDB
10 2 (0.52%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.52%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.52%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 59 (15.28%) Windows
2 31 (8.03%) UNIX
3 18 (4.66%) Linux
4 9 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.55%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.78%) zOS
8 2 (0.52%) Solaris
8 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.52%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (45.60%) Information Security
2 73 (18.91%) Risk Management
3 47 (12.18%) Security Management
4 41 (10.62%) Security Architecture
5 37 (9.59%) Risk Assessment
6 30 (7.77%) SIEM
7 24 (6.22%) ITIL
7 24 (6.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (5.70%) Penetration Testing
9 20 (5.18%) Information Assurance
10 19 (4.92%) SAP Security
11 18 (4.66%) Vulnerability Management
12 17 (4.40%) Project Management
13 14 (3.63%) Change Management
14 13 (3.37%) Information Security Management
15 12 (3.11%) Validation
15 12 (3.11%) Data Protection
15 12 (3.11%) Risk Analysis
16 11 (2.85%) Database Security
16 11 (2.85%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (3.11%) C
2 8 (2.07%) SQL
3 7 (1.81%) PowerShell
3 7 (1.81%) C#
4 5 (1.30%) Perl
5 4 (1.04%) Java
6 3 (0.78%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.26%) ABAP
7 1 (0.26%) C++
7 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 88 (22.80%) CISSP
2 67 (17.36%) Security Cleared
3 52 (13.47%) SC Cleared
4 41 (10.62%) CISM
5 37 (9.59%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (6.48%) CCNP
7 21 (5.44%) Degree
8 14 (3.63%) CISA
9 12 (3.11%) DV Cleared
10 10 (2.59%) CCSE
11 9 (2.33%) CCIE
11 9 (2.33%) CCNA
12 7 (1.81%) CCSA
13 6 (1.55%) GIAC
14 5 (1.30%) CCDP
14 5 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (1.30%) CEH
15 4 (1.04%) CISMP
15 4 (1.04%) Check Point Certification
16 3 (0.78%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (18.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (5.70%) PCI DSS
3 14 (3.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (3.11%) COBIT
5 9 (2.33%) JSP 440
6 8 (2.07%) QA
7 4 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 3 (0.78%) GPG13
8 3 (0.78%) SLA
8 3 (0.78%) BS7799
9 1 (0.26%) BS25999
9 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (4.15%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.30%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.30%) Snort
4 4 (1.04%) RACF
5 3 (0.78%) Squid
6 2 (0.52%) Nmap
6 2 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.52%) Xen
7 1 (0.26%) UAG
7 1 (0.26%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.26%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (2.33%) Nessus
2 5 (1.30%) FortiGate
3 4 (1.04%) SCCM
3 4 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (0.78%) Cacti
4 3 (0.78%) OpenView
4 3 (0.78%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (0.52%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.52%) ZENworks
5 2 (0.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.26%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.26%) DatAdvantage
6 1 (0.26%) Cryoserver
6 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 69 (17.88%) Cisco
2 39 (10.10%) Microsoft
2 39 (10.10%) CheckPoint
3 27 (6.99%) Juniper
4 21 (5.44%) SAP
5 19 (4.92%) F5
6 18 (4.66%) Blue Coat
7 16 (4.15%) McAfee
8 15 (3.89%) HP
9 14 (3.63%) VMware
10 10 (2.59%) Symantec
11 9 (2.33%) Oracle
11 9 (2.33%) Citrix
12 8 (2.07%) ArcSight
13 7 (1.81%) Websense
14 6 (1.55%) Sourcefire
14 6 (1.55%) Splunk
15 5 (1.30%) Novell
15 5 (1.30%) Sophos
16 4 (1.04%) Dell
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