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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 338 382 434
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +52
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 280 180 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.38% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.41% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 110 64
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £399 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £550 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £435 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.00
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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
48374 43774 46640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.69% 92.87% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30732 27045 26834
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1989 1908 2328
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +46 125 £475 +2.70% 23
South East +6 72 £475 +5.55% 9
North West -11 34 £400 -5.88% 1
West Midlands -6 17 £525 - 1
South West -23 16 £425 +3.65% 3
Yorkshire -8 8 £350 -22.22% 1
East of England -24 6 £350 -17.15% 2
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
Security Consultant
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Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 233 (48.95%) Information Security
2 159 (33.40%) CISSP
3 143 (30.04%) Finance
4 110 (23.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 109 (22.90%) Firewall
6 94 (19.75%) Risk Management
7 91 (19.12%) CISM
8 77 (16.18%) Cisco
9 74 (15.55%) Network Security
10 71 (14.92%) Security Cleared
11 59 (12.39%) Windows
12 57 (11.97%) PCI DSS
13 54 (11.34%) SC Cleared
14 51 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
15 49 (10.29%) Security Management
16 48 (10.08%) Management Information System
17 47 (9.87%) CheckPoint
18 46 (9.66%) Cisco Certification
18 46 (9.66%) Banking
19 44 (9.24%) ITIL
19 44 (9.24%) Security Architecture
20 39 (8.19%) Risk Assessment
21 38 (7.98%) SIEM
22 37 (7.77%) CISA
22 37 (7.77%) Penetration Testing
23 36 (7.56%) Microsoft
24 33 (6.93%) UNIX
25 32 (6.72%) Degree
26 31 (6.51%) Juniper
27 30 (6.30%) Cisco ASA

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 15 (3.15%) SharePoint
1 15 (3.15%) IIS
2 9 (1.89%) Apache
3 6 (1.26%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.42%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.21%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.21%) SAP EP
5 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (3.36%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.52%) MS Office
3 6 (1.26%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.26%) SAP GRC
2 3 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.42%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.21%) RMDS
4 1 (0.21%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.42%) IaaS
2 2 (0.42%) SaaS
2 2 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 109 (22.90%) Firewall
2 74 (15.55%) Network Security
3 30 (6.30%) Cisco ASA
4 22 (4.62%) TCP/IP
5 18 (3.78%) VPN
6 17 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (3.36%) Intrusion Detection
8 10 (2.10%) OSPF
8 10 (2.10%) Internet
9 9 (1.89%) WAN
9 9 (1.89%) LAN
9 9 (1.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 9 (1.89%) Cisco PIX
10 8 (1.68%) BGP
11 7 (1.47%) SSL
11 7 (1.47%) SNMP
11 7 (1.47%) IPsec
11 7 (1.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 6 (1.26%) Junos
12 6 (1.26%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.63%) SAP BW
2 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.21%) MySQL
4 1 (0.21%) DB2
4 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Metasploit
General
1 143 (30.04%) Finance
2 46 (9.66%) Banking
3 22 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.15%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.73%) Legal
6 12 (2.52%) Retail
6 12 (2.52%) Advertising
7 8 (1.68%) Publishing
8 7 (1.47%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.26%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.26%) Games
10 5 (1.05%) Local Government
11 4 (0.84%) Law
12 3 (0.63%) German Language
13 2 (0.42%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.42%) Marketing
13 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.21%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.52%) .NET
2 8 (1.68%) Web Services
3 7 (1.47%) OAuth
4 3 (0.63%) JSP
5 2 (0.42%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.42%) OpenID
5 2 (0.42%) SAP Basis
5 2 (0.42%) SAML
5 2 (0.42%) Middleware
6 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.21%) CSS
6 1 (0.21%) HTML
6 1 (0.21%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.21%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.08%) Management Information System
2 24 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (4.83%) PKI
4 21 (4.41%) RMADS
5 18 (3.78%) CESG
6 15 (3.15%) CESG CLAS
7 12 (2.52%) Data Protection Act
8 11 (2.31%) Smart Meter
9 10 (2.10%) Cryptography
10 9 (1.89%) FMCG
11 6 (1.26%) Mainframe
12 5 (1.05%) SCADA
12 5 (1.05%) Computer Science
12 5 (1.05%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.84%) Human Factors
13 4 (0.84%) Open Source
13 4 (0.84%) GIS
14 3 (0.63%) Economics
14 3 (0.63%) Psychology
14 3 (0.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 59 (12.39%) Windows
2 33 (6.93%) UNIX
3 20 (4.20%) Linux
4 6 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.05%) Solaris
5 5 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.84%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.84%) zOS
7 3 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.42%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.42%) AIX
9 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.21%) Android
9 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (48.95%) Information Security
2 94 (19.75%) Risk Management
3 51 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 49 (10.29%) Security Management
5 44 (9.24%) ITIL
5 44 (9.24%) Security Architecture
6 39 (8.19%) Risk Assessment
7 38 (7.98%) SIEM
8 37 (7.77%) Penetration Testing
9 27 (5.67%) Vulnerability Management
10 23 (4.83%) Data Protection
11 22 (4.62%) Risk Analysis
11 22 (4.62%) Project Management
12 21 (4.41%) PRINCE2
12 21 (4.41%) Information Assurance
13 20 (4.20%) Cyber Security
13 20 (4.20%) Information Security Management
14 18 (3.78%) SAP Security
15 17 (3.57%) ISMS
16 16 (3.36%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.10%) C
2 7 (1.47%) Java
2 7 (1.47%) SQL
3 6 (1.26%) C#
4 5 (1.05%) C++
4 5 (1.05%) Perl
5 3 (0.63%) Python
5 3 (0.63%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.63%) LINC
6 1 (0.21%) ABAP
6 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.21%) Ruby
6 1 (0.21%) R
Qualifications
1 159 (33.40%) CISSP
2 91 (19.12%) CISM
3 71 (14.92%) Security Cleared
4 54 (11.34%) SC Cleared
5 46 (9.66%) Cisco Certification
6 37 (7.77%) CISA
7 32 (6.72%) Degree
8 25 (5.25%) CCNP
9 19 (3.99%) CRISC
10 17 (3.57%) CCNA
11 11 (2.31%) CCSA
11 11 (2.31%) CCSE
11 11 (2.31%) DV Cleared
12 10 (2.10%) GIAC
13 9 (1.89%) CCIE
14 8 (1.68%) CEH
15 5 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
16 4 (0.84%) JNCIA
16 4 (0.84%) Check Point Certification
16 4 (0.84%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (23.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 57 (11.97%) PCI DSS
3 20 (4.20%) COBIT
4 19 (3.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (1.47%) QA
6 6 (1.26%) JSP 440
7 5 (1.05%) SLA
8 4 (0.84%) GPG13
9 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.21%) BS7799
System Software
1 20 (4.20%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.05%) RACF
3 5 (1.05%) Snort
4 4 (0.84%) Squid
5 2 (0.42%) Xen
5 2 (0.42%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.42%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.21%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (1.26%) Nessus
2 3 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.63%) FortiGate
2 3 (0.63%) Puppet
3 2 (0.42%) SCCM
3 2 (0.42%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (0.42%) Cacti
3 2 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.42%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (0.42%) ZENworks
3 2 (0.42%) OpenView
4 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.21%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 77 (16.18%) Cisco
2 47 (9.87%) CheckPoint
3 36 (7.56%) Microsoft
4 31 (6.51%) Juniper
5 29 (6.09%) F5
6 24 (5.04%) Blue Coat
7 19 (3.99%) SAP
8 15 (3.15%) VMware
9 12 (2.52%) McAfee
9 12 (2.52%) HP
10 11 (2.31%) Symantec
11 9 (1.89%) Websense
12 8 (1.68%) Sourcefire
12 8 (1.68%) Oracle
13 6 (1.26%) ArcSight
13 6 (1.26%) Splunk
13 6 (1.26%) Fortinet
13 6 (1.26%) Citrix
14 5 (1.05%) Nokia
14 5 (1.05%) TippingPoint
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