The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 321 404 417
Rank change year-on-year
+83 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 337 217 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.67% 0.43% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.46% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 117 126
Median daily rate £525 £465 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £350 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 £60.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.00 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Security Consultant
UK

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
47502 47488 45467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.71% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 31380 29845 28550
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1349 1884 1941
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Security Consultant in the job title.

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 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +41 133 £538 +9.69% 37
South East +21 84 £500 +16.61% 20
North West +6 39 £550 +22.22% 4
South West 0 21 £545 +21.11% 4
East of England +16 19 £481 -3.75% 5
West Midlands +3 18 £490 +8.88% 5
Yorkshire +21 11 £517 -5.95% 4
East Midlands +14 7 £556 +14.69% 1
North East - 6 £473 -
Midlands -2 1 - -
Security Consultant
UK

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, Security Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 260 (39.57%) Information Security
2 207 (31.51%) CISSP
3 196 (29.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 146 (22.22%) Finance
5 120 (18.26%) CISM
6 112 (17.05%) Firewall
7 103 (15.68%) Security Cleared
7 103 (15.68%) Cybersecurity
8 99 (15.07%) Risk Management
9 93 (14.16%) PCI DSS
10 88 (13.39%) Network Security
11 79 (12.02%) Stakeholder Management
11 79 (12.02%) SC Cleared
12 73 (11.11%) SIEM
13 64 (9.74%) CISA
14 63 (9.59%) Windows
15 61 (9.28%) Management Information System
16 58 (8.83%) Information Assurance
17 57 (8.68%) Security Architecture
17 57 (8.68%) PKI
17 57 (8.68%) Risk Assessment
18 53 (8.07%) Penetration Testing
19 52 (7.91%) Unix
20 48 (7.31%) Security Management
21 47 (7.15%) Data Protection
21 47 (7.15%) Vulnerability Management
21 47 (7.15%) CLAS
22 46 (7.00%) Cisco
23 44 (6.70%) Security Operations
24 43 (6.54%) SAP

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (1.98%) IIS
2 5 (0.76%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.61%) Apache
3 4 (0.61%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.46%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.46%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.15%) Liferay
6 1 (0.15%) Mule
Applications
1 12 (1.83%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.76%) MS Office
3 3 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (2.74%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.30%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.15%) SAP EHS
3 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.15%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.15%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 34 (5.18%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.07%) IaaS
3 7 (1.07%) Office 365
4 6 (0.91%) SaaS
5 4 (0.61%) PaaS
6 3 (0.46%) Yammer
7 2 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 112 (17.05%) Firewall
2 88 (13.39%) Network Security
3 25 (3.81%) VPN
4 22 (3.35%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (3.20%) Internet
5 21 (3.20%) LAN
6 19 (2.89%) Intrusion Detection
7 17 (2.59%) WAN
8 13 (1.98%) Wireless
9 12 (1.83%) TCP/IP
10 11 (1.67%) HTTP
11 8 (1.22%) DNS
11 8 (1.22%) SSH
12 7 (1.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 7 (1.07%) Kerberos
12 7 (1.07%) LDAP
13 6 (0.91%) IPsec
13 6 (0.91%) SSL
13 6 (0.91%) Wireless Security
14 5 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.52%) DB2
3 4 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (0.61%) SAP BW
4 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.30%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.30%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.15%) Big Data
6 1 (0.15%) MySQL
6 1 (0.15%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.15%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (0.91%) Metasploit
2 4 (0.61%) AppScan
3 3 (0.46%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.46%) JIRA
4 2 (0.30%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.30%) LSMW
5 1 (0.15%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
General
1 146 (22.22%) Finance
2 34 (5.18%) Banking
3 25 (3.81%) Telecoms
4 17 (2.59%) Legal
4 17 (2.59%) Retail
5 11 (1.67%) Marketing
6 8 (1.22%) Investment Banking
7 5 (0.76%) Automotive
7 5 (0.76%) Law
8 3 (0.46%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.30%) Advertising
9 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.30%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.15%) French Language
10 1 (0.15%) Local Government
10 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.74%) Middleware
2 10 (1.52%) Web Services
3 8 (1.22%) REST
4 6 (0.91%) .NET
4 6 (0.91%) WCF
5 5 (0.76%) SAML
5 5 (0.76%) SOAP
6 4 (0.61%) OAuth
7 2 (0.30%) Ajax
7 2 (0.30%) Apache Flex
7 2 (0.30%) COM
7 2 (0.30%) Web Dynpro
8 1 (0.15%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.15%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.15%) J2EE
8 1 (0.15%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 61 (9.28%) Management Information System
2 57 (8.68%) PKI
3 39 (5.94%) Data Centre
4 32 (4.87%) Cryptography
5 31 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (3.20%) CESG
7 19 (2.89%) Security Operations Centre
8 12 (1.83%) Public Cloud
9 11 (1.67%) Health Informatics
9 11 (1.67%) Informatics
10 10 (1.52%) FMCG
10 10 (1.52%) Mainframe
11 9 (1.37%) Cyberthreat
12 8 (1.22%) Mobile App
13 7 (1.07%) Data Protection Act
14 5 (0.76%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.76%) Cyber Attack
14 5 (0.76%) SCADA
15 4 (0.61%) Algorithms
15 4 (0.61%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 63 (9.59%) Windows
2 52 (7.91%) Unix
3 41 (6.24%) Linux
4 13 (1.98%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.83%) zOS
6 6 (0.91%) Solaris
7 4 (0.61%) Android
7 4 (0.61%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.46%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.30%) AIX
9 2 (0.30%) CentOS
9 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.30%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (39.57%) Information Security
2 103 (15.68%) Cybersecurity
3 99 (15.07%) Risk Management
4 79 (12.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 73 (11.11%) SIEM
6 58 (8.83%) Information Assurance
7 57 (8.68%) Risk Assessment
7 57 (8.68%) Security Architecture
8 53 (8.07%) Penetration Testing
9 48 (7.31%) Security Management
10 47 (7.15%) Data Protection
10 47 (7.15%) Vulnerability Management
11 44 (6.70%) Security Operations
12 38 (5.78%) Project Management
13 37 (5.63%) Security Testing
14 34 (5.18%) SAP Security
15 33 (5.02%) Migration
16 30 (4.57%) Identity Access Management
17 27 (4.11%) Agile Software Development
18 26 (3.96%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (3.96%) C
2 23 (3.50%) Java
3 16 (2.44%) Perl
4 15 (2.28%) Python
5 14 (2.13%) SQL
6 10 (1.52%) C++
6 10 (1.52%) PowerShell
7 7 (1.07%) PHP
8 5 (0.76%) Bash Shell
8 5 (0.76%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.76%) Korn
9 4 (0.61%) C#
10 2 (0.30%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.30%) Ruby
10 2 (0.30%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 207 (31.51%) CISSP
2 120 (18.26%) CISM
3 103 (15.68%) Security Cleared
4 79 (12.02%) SC Cleared
5 64 (9.74%) CISA
6 47 (7.15%) CLAS
7 38 (5.78%) CESG Certified Professional
8 30 (4.57%) Cisco Certification
9 26 (3.96%) DV Cleared
10 23 (3.50%) CCIE
11 19 (2.89%) CEH
11 19 (2.89%) Degree
11 19 (2.89%) GIAC
12 18 (2.74%) SANS
13 16 (2.44%) CCNP
14 9 (1.37%) CREST Certified
15 8 (1.22%) CCNA
15 8 (1.22%) CISMP
15 8 (1.22%) CRISC
16 6 (0.91%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 196 (29.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 93 (14.16%) PCI DSS
3 35 (5.33%) RMADS
4 32 (4.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 19 (2.89%) COBIT
6 14 (2.13%) Government Security Classifications
6 14 (2.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 9 (1.37%) QA
8 8 (1.22%) JSP 440
9 7 (1.07%) ISO27005
10 6 (0.91%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.76%) GxP
12 3 (0.46%) ISO27002
13 2 (0.30%) COSO
13 2 (0.30%) HIPAA
13 2 (0.30%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.30%) ISO22301
14 1 (0.15%) GPG13
14 1 (0.15%) SEPA
14 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (5.18%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.67%) ACF2
3 6 (0.91%) Snort
4 5 (0.76%) ISA Server
5 4 (0.61%) UAG
5 4 (0.61%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.46%) RACF
6 3 (0.46%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (1.98%) zSecure
2 9 (1.37%) Nessus
3 7 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (0.76%) FortiGate
6 4 (0.61%) Nmap
6 4 (0.61%) WSUS
7 3 (0.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (0.46%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (0.46%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (0.30%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.30%) HP Fortify
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.30%) Proventia
8 2 (0.30%) QRadar
8 2 (0.30%) RSA Archer
8 2 (0.30%) WebInspect
9 1 (0.15%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.15%) EnCase
Vendors
1 46 (7.00%) Cisco
2 43 (6.54%) SAP
3 39 (5.94%) Microsoft
4 27 (4.11%) CheckPoint
5 26 (3.96%) Oracle
6 24 (3.65%) F5
7 19 (2.89%) Juniper
7 19 (2.89%) Splunk
8 18 (2.74%) Intel Security
9 17 (2.59%) Symantec
10 13 (1.98%) ArcSight
11 11 (1.67%) CA
11 11 (1.67%) LogRhythm
12 10 (1.52%) Sybase
12 10 (1.52%) VMware
13 9 (1.37%) Blue Coat
13 9 (1.37%) IBM
13 9 (1.37%) Qualys
13 9 (1.37%) Red Hat
14 8 (1.22%) Sourcefire
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Robert Walters UK
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £450 - £850 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £465 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Ciber UK
Posted: 17 days ago