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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 343 392 446
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +54
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 260 178 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.37% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.40% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 104 66
Average daily rate
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£450 £474 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +11.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £395
% change year-on-year
- +13.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £33.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £34.30
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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
47557 44759 49184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.01% 92.80% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27372 28112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1907 1958 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +49 110 £475 -5.00% 31
South East +11 48 £488 +5.97% 14
North West +5 44 £425 - 4
West Midlands -5 19 £525 - 1
South West -33 16 £438 -16.66% 2
East of England -11 15 £406 -14.47% 2
Yorkshire -1 4 £350 -22.22% 2
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
Security Consultant
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Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 221 (50.46%) Information Security
2 137 (31.28%) Finance
3 127 (29.00%) CISSP
4 100 (22.83%) Firewall
5 88 (20.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 80 (18.26%) Risk Management
7 77 (17.58%) Cisco
8 75 (17.12%) CISM
9 70 (15.98%) Network Security
10 61 (13.93%) Security Cleared
11 56 (12.79%) Windows
12 49 (11.19%) Cisco Certification
12 49 (11.19%) SC Cleared
12 49 (11.19%) Security Architecture
13 48 (10.96%) Banking
14 47 (10.73%) CheckPoint
15 45 (10.27%) Management Information System
16 41 (9.36%) Security Management
17 40 (9.13%) Microsoft
18 37 (8.45%) Risk Assessment
18 37 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
19 34 (7.76%) Juniper
20 32 (7.31%) PCI DSS
21 31 (7.08%) SIEM
22 29 (6.62%) Cisco ASA
22 29 (6.62%) CCNP
22 29 (6.62%) UNIX
23 28 (6.39%) CISA
23 28 (6.39%) Degree
24 27 (6.16%) ITIL

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 (4.34%) IIS
2 11 (2.51%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.60%) Apache
4 6 (1.37%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.46%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.23%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.23%) SAP EP
Applications
1 16 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.28%) MS Office
3 4 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.14%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.46%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.23%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.68%) IaaS
1 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.46%) SaaS
2 2 (0.46%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (22.83%) Firewall
2 70 (15.98%) Network Security
3 29 (6.62%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (4.34%) TCP/IP
5 17 (3.88%) VPN
6 16 (3.65%) Intrusion Detection
6 16 (3.65%) Cisco Nexus
7 15 (3.42%) Internet
8 11 (2.51%) LAN
8 11 (2.51%) WAN
9 10 (2.28%) OSPF
9 10 (2.28%) SSL
10 9 (2.05%) Cisco PIX
10 9 (2.05%) DNS
11 8 (1.83%) IPsec
11 8 (1.83%) SNMP
11 8 (1.83%) MPLS
11 8 (1.83%) BGP
11 8 (1.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 8 (1.83%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.68%) Big Data
4 2 (0.46%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.23%) MySQL
5 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.23%) AppScan
General
1 137 (31.28%) Finance
2 48 (10.96%) Banking
3 19 (4.34%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.42%) Legal
5 14 (3.20%) Investment Banking
6 12 (2.74%) Retail
7 11 (2.51%) Advertising
8 7 (1.60%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.60%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.37%) Games
10 5 (1.14%) Publishing
10 5 (1.14%) Local Government
11 4 (0.91%) Law
12 3 (0.68%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.46%) Marketing
14 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.23%) International Banking
14 1 (0.23%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.51%) .NET
2 8 (1.83%) JSP
2 8 (1.83%) OAuth
3 5 (1.14%) Web Services
4 4 (0.91%) LAMP
5 3 (0.68%) Middleware
6 2 (0.46%) SAP Basis
6 2 (0.46%) SAML
6 2 (0.46%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.46%) OpenID
7 1 (0.23%) HTML
7 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.27%) Management Information System
2 23 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.57%) CESG
4 19 (4.34%) RMADS
5 17 (3.88%) CESG CLAS
5 17 (3.88%) PKI
6 10 (2.28%) GIS
7 9 (2.05%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (1.83%) FMCG
9 7 (1.60%) SCADA
9 7 (1.60%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.60%) Smart Meter
10 6 (1.37%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.91%) Cryptography
11 4 (0.91%) Economics
11 4 (0.91%) Open Source
11 4 (0.91%) Psychology
11 4 (0.91%) Human Factors
11 4 (0.91%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.46%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 56 (12.79%) Windows
2 29 (6.62%) UNIX
3 16 (3.65%) Linux
4 6 (1.37%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.91%) zOS
5 4 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.46%) Solaris
7 2 (0.46%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.46%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.23%) Android
8 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (50.46%) Information Security
2 80 (18.26%) Risk Management
3 49 (11.19%) Security Architecture
4 41 (9.36%) Security Management
5 37 (8.45%) Risk Assessment
5 37 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 31 (7.08%) SIEM
7 27 (6.16%) ITIL
8 26 (5.94%) Penetration Testing
9 23 (5.25%) Information Assurance
10 19 (4.34%) Data Protection
11 18 (4.11%) Risk Analysis
11 18 (4.11%) Vulnerability Management
12 17 (3.88%) Project Management
13 16 (3.65%) Cyber Security
13 16 (3.65%) SAP Security
14 14 (3.20%) Information Security Management
14 14 (3.20%) Incident Management
15 13 (2.97%) ISMS
15 13 (2.97%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (2.74%) C
2 7 (1.60%) C#
3 6 (1.37%) SQL
4 5 (1.14%) Perl
5 4 (0.91%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.68%) LINC
7 2 (0.46%) Python
7 2 (0.46%) Java
7 2 (0.46%) C++
8 1 (0.23%) R
8 1 (0.23%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.23%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 127 (29.00%) CISSP
2 75 (17.12%) CISM
3 61 (13.93%) Security Cleared
4 49 (11.19%) Cisco Certification
4 49 (11.19%) SC Cleared
5 29 (6.62%) CCNP
6 28 (6.39%) CISA
6 28 (6.39%) Degree
7 18 (4.11%) CCNA
8 14 (3.20%) CCSA
9 12 (2.74%) CCSE
10 9 (2.05%) CCIE
11 7 (1.60%) CRISC
11 7 (1.60%) GIAC
11 7 (1.60%) CEH
12 6 (1.37%) DV Cleared
13 5 (1.14%) Check Point Certification
13 5 (1.14%) CCDP
14 4 (0.91%) JNCIA
14 4 (0.91%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (20.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (7.31%) PCI DSS
3 17 (3.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 16 (3.65%) COBIT
5 8 (1.83%) JSP 440
6 7 (1.60%) QA
7 4 (0.91%) GPG13
8 3 (0.68%) SLA
9 1 (0.23%) BS7799
9 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (4.57%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.14%) RACF
3 5 (1.14%) Snort
4 4 (0.91%) Squid
5 2 (0.46%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.46%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.46%) Xen
6 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (1.60%) Nessus
2 4 (0.91%) SCCM
2 4 (0.91%) FortiGate
3 3 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.68%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (0.68%) Cacti
3 3 (0.68%) Puppet
3 3 (0.68%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (0.68%) OpenView
4 2 (0.46%) ZENworks
4 2 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.23%) DatAdvantage
5 1 (0.23%) Cryoserver
5 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 77 (17.58%) Cisco
2 47 (10.73%) CheckPoint
3 40 (9.13%) Microsoft
4 34 (7.76%) Juniper
5 25 (5.71%) F5
6 23 (5.25%) Blue Coat
7 17 (3.88%) SAP
8 14 (3.20%) VMware
8 14 (3.20%) McAfee
9 13 (2.97%) HP
10 12 (2.74%) Symantec
11 10 (2.28%) Websense
12 8 (1.83%) Sourcefire
13 6 (1.37%) Citrix
13 6 (1.37%) Fortinet
14 5 (1.14%) Splunk
14 5 (1.14%) Oracle
15 4 (0.91%) Dell
15 4 (0.91%) Sophos
15 4 (0.91%) ArcSight
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