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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Consultant
UK / England
Rank 361 312 397
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +85
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 221 328 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.70% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.73% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 178 101
Median daily rate £489 £466 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.87% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £46.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.00 -

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
39818 44786 44510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.68% 95.09% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 26184 29231 27803
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £589 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1392 1510 1751
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 -2 80 £500 - 17
South East -34 31 £500 +5.26% 8
North West +6 29 £425 -22.72% 3
East of England -2 24 £475 +9.82% 2
Yorkshire +22 22 £538 +31.09% 2
West Midlands +12 20 £470 - 1
South West -26 9 £481 +13.23% 2
Midlands - 1 - -
Security Consultant
UK

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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.

1 174 (36.71%) Information Security
2 113 (23.84%) CISSP
3 93 (19.62%) Finance
4 90 (18.99%) Firewall
5 86 (18.14%) Cybersecurity
6 71 (14.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 65 (13.71%) Security Cleared
8 60 (12.66%) Network Security
8 60 (12.66%) Risk Management
9 56 (11.81%) Cisco
9 56 (11.81%) CISM
10 54 (11.39%) PCI DSS
11 52 (10.97%) Security Architecture
12 48 (10.13%) Penetration Testing
12 48 (10.13%) Data Centre
13 45 (9.49%) CISA
13 45 (9.49%) SC Cleared
14 37 (7.81%) Windows
14 37 (7.81%) Banking
15 36 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
15 36 (7.59%) Security Management
16 35 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
17 33 (6.96%) Microsoft
18 32 (6.75%) Management Information System
19 31 (6.54%) SIEM
20 30 (6.33%) F5
20 30 (6.33%) CheckPoint
21 29 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
21 29 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
22 28 (5.91%) Splunk

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 (2.74%) Liferay
2 7 (1.48%) nginx
3 4 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (0.84%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.84%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.42%) Confluence
4 2 (0.42%) IIS
5 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.21%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.21%) SAP EP
5 1 (0.21%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (5.27%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.48%) MS Office
2 7 (1.48%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.05%) MS Project
4 4 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (3.16%) SAP GRC
2 6 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.84%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.42%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.21%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.21%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.21%) SAP GTS
6 1 (0.21%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
1 29 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (4.64%) Office 365
3 5 (1.05%) IaaS
3 5 (1.05%) SaaS
4 4 (0.84%) PaaS
4 4 (0.84%) Yammer
5 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.21%) GitHub
6 1 (0.21%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 90 (18.99%) Firewall
2 60 (12.66%) Network Security
3 16 (3.38%) LDAP
4 15 (3.16%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (2.32%) WebEx
6 9 (1.90%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (1.90%) LAN
6 9 (1.90%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.27%) BIG-IP
7 6 (1.27%) VPN
8 5 (1.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (1.05%) MPLS
8 5 (1.05%) WAN
9 4 (0.84%) HTTP
10 3 (0.63%) DNS
10 3 (0.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (0.63%) Internet
10 3 (0.63%) VoIP
10 3 (0.63%) Wireless
11 2 (0.42%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.11%) Big Data
2 9 (1.90%) GIS
3 6 (1.27%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.63%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.42%) DTS
6 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.21%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 10 (2.11%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.90%) Git (software)
2 9 (1.90%) Maven
3 3 (0.63%) AppScan
3 3 (0.63%) JIRA
4 2 (0.42%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.21%) JUnit
5 1 (0.21%) Selenium
General
1 93 (19.62%) Finance
2 37 (7.81%) Banking
3 20 (4.22%) Legal
4 18 (3.80%) Retail
5 17 (3.59%) Law
6 10 (2.11%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.90%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.48%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.05%) Electronics
10 4 (0.84%) Marketing
11 3 (0.63%) Wholesale Banking
12 2 (0.42%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.42%) Military
13 1 (0.21%) French Language
13 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.21%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.95%) Web Services
2 13 (2.74%) J2EE
2 13 (2.74%) Spring
3 11 (2.32%) Hibernate
3 11 (2.32%) Struts
3 11 (2.32%) Velocity
4 7 (1.48%) Middleware
5 4 (0.84%) COM
5 4 (0.84%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (0.63%) DOM
6 3 (0.63%) REST
6 3 (0.63%) SAML
7 2 (0.42%) Kafka
7 2 (0.42%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.42%) SOAP
7 2 (0.42%) Spring Security
8 1 (0.21%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.21%) OAuth
8 1 (0.21%) OpenID
8 1 (0.21%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.13%) Data Centre
2 32 (6.75%) Management Information System
3 14 (2.95%) CESG
4 12 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (1.90%) PKI
5 9 (1.90%) Virtual Team
6 8 (1.69%) Security Operations Centre
7 7 (1.48%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (1.27%) CESG CLAS
8 6 (1.27%) Cyber Defence
9 5 (1.05%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (1.05%) RIA
10 4 (0.84%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.84%) Cyber Attack
11 3 (0.63%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.63%) FMCG
11 3 (0.63%) SCADA
11 3 (0.63%) Smart Meter
12 2 (0.42%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 37 (7.81%) Windows
2 21 (4.43%) Unix
3 14 (2.95%) Linux
4 10 (2.11%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.63%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.42%) Solaris
7 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.21%) Android
8 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.21%) CentOS
8 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.21%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (36.71%) Information Security
2 86 (18.14%) Cybersecurity
3 60 (12.66%) Risk Management
4 52 (10.97%) Security Architecture
5 48 (10.13%) Penetration Testing
6 36 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (7.59%) Security Management
7 35 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 31 (6.54%) SIEM
9 27 (5.70%) Risk Assessment
9 27 (5.70%) Security Operations
9 27 (5.70%) Vulnerability Management
10 23 (4.85%) OWASP
11 22 (4.64%) Information Assurance
11 22 (4.64%) Validation
11 22 (4.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 20 (4.22%) Data Protection
12 20 (4.22%) SAP Security
13 19 (4.01%) Security Testing
14 18 (3.80%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 13 (2.74%) Java
2 10 (2.11%) C
3 8 (1.69%) Bash Shell
3 8 (1.69%) Python
4 7 (1.48%) SQL
5 3 (0.63%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.21%) ABAP
6 1 (0.21%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 113 (23.84%) CISSP
2 65 (13.71%) Security Cleared
3 56 (11.81%) CISM
4 45 (9.49%) CISA
4 45 (9.49%) SC Cleared
5 20 (4.22%) CEH
6 19 (4.01%) CLAS
6 19 (4.01%) PCI QSA
7 17 (3.59%) DV Cleared
7 17 (3.59%) SANS
8 15 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (3.16%) Degree
9 14 (2.95%) CISMP
10 9 (1.90%) CCIE
10 9 (1.90%) CESG Certified Professional
11 8 (1.69%) CREST Certified
11 8 (1.69%) OSCP
12 7 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (1.27%) GIAC
14 5 (1.05%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (14.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 54 (11.39%) PCI DSS
3 18 (3.80%) GDPR
4 16 (3.38%) QA
5 15 (3.16%) COBIT
5 15 (3.16%) ISO27002
6 11 (2.32%) RMADS
7 10 (2.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (1.27%) Cyber Essentials
8 6 (1.27%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.63%) Web Application Security Consortium
10 2 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.42%) PMO
10 2 (0.42%) SLA
11 1 (0.21%) BS25999
11 1 (0.21%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.21%) ISO27005
System Software
1 11 (2.32%) Docker
2 6 (1.27%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.63%) Snort
5 2 (0.42%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.42%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.42%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.21%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.21%) vSphere
6 1 (0.21%) XenApp
6 1 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (1.90%) Ansible
1 9 (1.90%) Puppet
2 8 (1.69%) Nessus
2 8 (1.69%) QRadar
3 7 (1.48%) Kubernetes
4 6 (1.27%) EnCase
5 5 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (1.05%) Nmap
5 5 (1.05%) Rancher
6 4 (0.84%) Nexpose
6 4 (0.84%) Oracle Identity Management
6 4 (0.84%) Terraform
7 3 (0.63%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 3 (0.63%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.42%) SCCM
9 1 (0.21%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.21%) Computer Incident Response Team
9 1 (0.21%) WSUS
9 1 (0.21%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 56 (11.81%) Cisco
2 33 (6.96%) Microsoft
3 30 (6.33%) CheckPoint
3 30 (6.33%) F5
4 28 (5.91%) SAP
4 28 (5.91%) Splunk
5 23 (4.85%) CyberArk
6 22 (4.64%) Juniper
7 16 (3.38%) Fortinet
8 14 (2.95%) Blue Coat
8 14 (2.95%) Oracle
9 13 (2.74%) IBM
10 10 (2.11%) Intel Security
10 10 (2.11%) Palo Alto
11 8 (1.69%) ArcSight
11 8 (1.69%) Qualys
11 8 (1.69%) VMware
12 7 (1.48%) Symantec
13 6 (1.27%) Sophos
13 6 (1.27%) Sourcefire
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