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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 373 377 401
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 188 175 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.38% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.41% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 104 53
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£475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £353 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £450 £410
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +9.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
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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
44116 42764 38322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.41% 92.52% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 27497 25733 22352
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £565 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1713 1858 2142
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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 +4 83 £475 -5.00% 27
South East +7 64 £438 -5.40% 9
North West -11 14 £475 +8.57% 6
South West -16 11 £500 +1.26% 3
East of England +6 4 £513 +39.93% 1
West Midlands -7 4 - - 1
East Midlands -6 3 £469 +10.29%
Yorkshire -8 3 £400 +35.59% 5
Midlands +2 1 - -
Security Consultant
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Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

1 195 (44.72%) Information Security
2 159 (36.47%) CISSP
3 119 (27.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 108 (24.77%) Risk Management
5 94 (21.56%) Finance
6 88 (20.18%) CISM
7 84 (19.27%) Firewall
7 84 (19.27%) Security Cleared
8 82 (18.81%) Network Security
9 78 (17.89%) PCI DSS
10 66 (15.14%) ITIL
11 63 (14.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 63 (14.45%) SC Cleared
12 56 (12.84%) Cisco
13 43 (9.86%) Penetration Testing
14 41 (9.40%) Risk Assessment
15 38 (8.72%) CheckPoint
16 36 (8.26%) Security Management
16 36 (8.26%) Management Information System
16 36 (8.26%) Windows
17 33 (7.57%) Cyber Security
18 32 (7.34%) Security Architecture
18 32 (7.34%) CRISC
18 32 (7.34%) TCP/IP
18 32 (7.34%) CISA
19 31 (7.11%) PRINCE2
20 30 (6.88%) Telecoms
21 29 (6.65%) Change Control
22 28 (6.42%) F5
22 28 (6.42%) Cisco ASA

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 12 (2.75%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.61%) IIS
3 6 (1.38%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.92%) Apache
4 4 (0.92%) Lync
5 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (2.52%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.38%) MS Office
3 5 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.92%) MS Project
4 4 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.29%) SAP GRC
2 7 (1.61%) RMDS
3 2 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.23%) Summit
4 1 (0.23%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.15%) SaaS
2 3 (0.69%) PaaS
2 3 (0.69%) Office 365
2 3 (0.69%) IaaS
2 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 84 (19.27%) Firewall
2 82 (18.81%) Network Security
3 32 (7.34%) TCP/IP
4 28 (6.42%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (2.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 11 (2.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 11 (2.52%) VPN
7 10 (2.29%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (1.83%) DNS
8 8 (1.83%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (1.61%) Cisco PIX
9 7 (1.61%) DMZ
9 7 (1.61%) Multicast
10 6 (1.38%) NetScaler
10 6 (1.38%) WAN
10 6 (1.38%) DHCP
10 6 (1.38%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (1.38%) Wireshark
11 4 (0.92%) LAN
11 4 (0.92%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.61%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.69%) DB2
2 3 (0.69%) SAP BW
3 2 (0.46%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.23%) Big Data
4 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
General
1 94 (21.56%) Finance
2 30 (6.88%) Telecoms
3 22 (5.05%) Banking
4 16 (3.67%) Retail
5 12 (2.75%) Legal
6 10 (2.29%) Financial Institution
6 10 (2.29%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.61%) Games
8 6 (1.38%) Law
9 5 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.92%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.92%) Publishing
11 3 (0.69%) German Language
12 2 (0.46%) Electronics
13 1 (0.23%) Advertising
13 1 (0.23%) Military
13 1 (0.23%) Local Government
13 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.06%) .NET
2 7 (1.61%) Rendezvous
3 6 (1.38%) OAuth
3 6 (1.38%) SAML
4 5 (1.15%) OpenID
5 4 (0.92%) SailPoint
5 4 (0.92%) Web Services
6 3 (0.69%) Middleware
7 2 (0.46%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
7 2 (0.46%) CSS
8 1 (0.23%) SOAP
8 1 (0.23%) WSDL
8 1 (0.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.26%) Management Information System
2 18 (4.13%) Cryptography
2 18 (4.13%) PKI
3 16 (3.67%) FMCG
4 15 (3.44%) Data Protection Act
4 15 (3.44%) SCADA
5 14 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.98%) RMADS
7 12 (2.75%) Smart Meter
8 10 (2.29%) CESG
9 7 (1.61%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.15%) Fat Client
10 5 (1.15%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.15%) CESG CLAS
10 5 (1.15%) Thin Client
11 4 (0.92%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.69%) Human Factors
12 3 (0.69%) Smartcard
12 3 (0.69%) Statistics
13 1 (0.23%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 36 (8.26%) Windows
2 19 (4.36%) UNIX
3 15 (3.44%) Linux
4 5 (1.15%) Solaris
5 4 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (0.92%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.69%) AIX
7 1 (0.23%) CentOS
7 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (44.72%) Information Security
2 108 (24.77%) Risk Management
3 66 (15.14%) ITIL
4 63 (14.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 43 (9.86%) Penetration Testing
6 41 (9.40%) Risk Assessment
7 36 (8.26%) Security Management
8 33 (7.57%) Cyber Security
9 32 (7.34%) Security Architecture
10 31 (7.11%) PRINCE2
11 29 (6.65%) Change Control
12 27 (6.19%) Data Protection
12 27 (6.19%) OWASP
13 26 (5.96%) SIEM
14 24 (5.50%) Vulnerability Management
15 23 (5.28%) Information Assurance
16 22 (5.05%) Risk Analysis
17 20 (4.59%) ISMS
18 19 (4.36%) Information Security Management
18 19 (4.36%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.29%) Java
2 9 (2.06%) SQL
3 5 (1.15%) Python
3 5 (1.15%) C++
4 4 (0.92%) C#
5 2 (0.46%) C
6 1 (0.23%) Perl
6 1 (0.23%) Ruby
6 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.23%) R
Qualifications
1 159 (36.47%) CISSP
2 88 (20.18%) CISM
3 84 (19.27%) Security Cleared
4 63 (14.45%) SC Cleared
5 32 (7.34%) CISA
5 32 (7.34%) CRISC
6 24 (5.50%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (4.82%) Degree
8 16 (3.67%) DV Cleared
9 15 (3.44%) CCNP
10 13 (2.98%) GIAC
11 11 (2.52%) CCIE
12 9 (2.06%) CCNA
12 9 (2.06%) CEH
13 5 (1.15%) CCSP
14 4 (0.92%) MCSE
14 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.92%) SSCP
14 4 (0.92%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (27.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 78 (17.89%) PCI DSS
3 18 (4.13%) COBIT
3 18 (4.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.61%) GPG13
5 6 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 6 (1.38%) QA
6 5 (1.15%) SLA
7 4 (0.92%) JSP 440
7 4 (0.92%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.23%) GxP
8 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 20 (4.59%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.61%) Snort
4 6 (1.38%) Squid
5 2 (0.46%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.23%) ACF2
6 1 (0.23%) Firmware
6 1 (0.23%) RACF
6 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (1.61%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 5 (1.15%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 4 (0.92%) DatAdvantage
3 4 (0.92%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.46%) Nessus
5 2 (0.46%) OpenSSO
5 2 (0.46%) OpenIDM
5 2 (0.46%) OpenAM
5 2 (0.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.23%) OpenView
6 1 (0.23%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.23%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.23%) Cacti
6 1 (0.23%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 56 (12.84%) Cisco
2 38 (8.72%) CheckPoint
3 28 (6.42%) F5
4 26 (5.96%) Juniper
5 22 (5.05%) Microsoft
5 22 (5.05%) Blue Coat
6 17 (3.90%) SAP
7 14 (3.21%) Oracle
7 14 (3.21%) VMware
8 12 (2.75%) Citrix
9 11 (2.52%) IBM
10 10 (2.29%) Sourcefire
10 10 (2.29%) TippingPoint
11 9 (2.06%) Websense
11 9 (2.06%) Symantec
12 8 (1.83%) McAfee
12 8 (1.83%) HP
12 8 (1.83%) ArcSight
13 7 (1.61%) LogLogic
13 7 (1.61%) Tufin
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