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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 339 409 403
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 298 211 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.41% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.43% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 114 133
Median daily rate £525 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £550 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £444 £468
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -
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
48564 48799 47642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.03% 94.77% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 32040 30125 29587
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
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 £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1382 1958 1985
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 2 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 2 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 +20 124 £525 +6.06% 23
South East -8 78 £500 +17.30% 15
North West +7 33 £550 +30.95% 5
South West +7 17 £550 +26.43% 8
West Midlands -1 16 £485 +12.13% 3
East of England -1 13 £600 +11.62% 2
Yorkshire - 11 £517 - 3
East Midlands +8 7 £588 +25.33% 1
Midlands -5 1 - -
Security Consultant
UK

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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 (41.20%) Information Security
2 210 (33.28%) CISSP
3 191 (30.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 146 (23.14%) Finance
5 117 (18.54%) CISM
6 108 (17.12%) Firewall
6 108 (17.12%) Risk Management
6 108 (17.12%) Security Cleared
7 98 (15.53%) PCI DSS
8 89 (14.10%) Cybersecurity
9 83 (13.15%) SC Cleared
10 71 (11.25%) Management Information System
10 71 (11.25%) Network Security
11 70 (11.09%) SIEM
12 68 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
13 67 (10.62%) Windows
14 62 (9.83%) CISA
15 61 (9.67%) Information Assurance
16 56 (8.87%) Penetration Testing
17 53 (8.40%) PKI
17 53 (8.40%) CLAS
18 52 (8.24%) Risk Assessment
19 50 (7.92%) Unix
20 49 (7.77%) Security Architecture
21 45 (7.13%) Linux
22 44 (6.97%) Security Operations
23 42 (6.66%) Security Management
24 41 (6.50%) CESG Certified Professional
25 40 (6.34%) Vulnerability Management
26 39 (6.18%) Data Protection

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 17 (2.69%) IIS
2 6 (0.95%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.63%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.48%) Apache
4 3 (0.48%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.32%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.16%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.16%) Liferay
6 1 (0.16%) Mule
Applications
1 14 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.95%) MS Office
3 4 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (2.06%) SAP GRC
2 3 (0.48%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.32%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.32%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.16%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.16%) SAP EHS
4 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.16%) SAP FI-AA
4 1 (0.16%) SAP FI-FM
4 1 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.16%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.16%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.95%) Office 365
4 5 (0.79%) SaaS
5 4 (0.63%) IaaS
6 2 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.16%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.16%) PaaS
7 1 (0.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 108 (17.12%) Firewall
2 71 (11.25%) Network Security
3 24 (3.80%) VPN
4 21 (3.33%) Internet
4 21 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 20 (3.17%) LAN
6 19 (3.01%) WAN
7 17 (2.69%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (2.22%) TCP/IP
9 10 (1.58%) Wireless
10 9 (1.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 8 (1.27%) HTTP
11 8 (1.27%) SSH
12 7 (1.11%) DNS
12 7 (1.11%) Kerberos
12 7 (1.11%) LDAP
13 6 (0.95%) IPsec
13 6 (0.95%) SSL
13 6 (0.95%) Wireless Security
14 5 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.38%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.74%) DB2
3 3 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (0.48%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.32%) Big Data
4 2 (0.32%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.32%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.16%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.16%) MySQL
5 1 (0.16%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.63%) AppScan
1 4 (0.63%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.32%) ClearCase
2 2 (0.32%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.32%) JIRA
2 2 (0.32%) LSMW
3 1 (0.16%) Burp Suite
General
1 146 (23.14%) Finance
2 36 (5.71%) Banking
3 24 (3.80%) Telecoms
4 19 (3.01%) Legal
5 15 (2.38%) Retail
6 10 (1.58%) Marketing
7 8 (1.27%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.11%) Law
9 6 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.79%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.63%) Automotive
12 3 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.48%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.16%) Advertising
13 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.16%) French Language
13 1 (0.16%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.49%) Middleware
2 10 (1.58%) Web Services
3 6 (0.95%) WCF
4 5 (0.79%) .NET
4 5 (0.79%) REST
4 5 (0.79%) SAML
4 5 (0.79%) SOAP
5 4 (0.63%) OAuth
6 3 (0.48%) Ajax
7 2 (0.32%) Apache Flex
7 2 (0.32%) Web Dynpro
8 1 (0.16%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.16%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.16%) COM
8 1 (0.16%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 71 (11.25%) Management Information System
2 53 (8.40%) PKI
3 34 (5.39%) Data Centre
4 30 (4.75%) Cryptography
5 29 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (3.80%) CESG
7 21 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
8 13 (2.06%) Public Cloud
9 12 (1.90%) Cyberthreat
10 10 (1.58%) Health Informatics
10 10 (1.58%) Informatics
10 10 (1.58%) Mainframe
11 9 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
12 8 (1.27%) FMCG
12 8 (1.27%) Mobile App
13 7 (1.11%) CESG CLAS
14 5 (0.79%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.79%) Cyber Attack
15 4 (0.63%) Algorithms
15 4 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 67 (10.62%) Windows
2 50 (7.92%) Unix
3 45 (7.13%) Linux
4 15 (2.38%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.74%) zOS
6 5 (0.79%) Android
6 5 (0.79%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.79%) Solaris
7 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.48%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.32%) AIX
9 2 (0.32%) CentOS
9 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.32%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (41.20%) Information Security
2 108 (17.12%) Risk Management
3 89 (14.10%) Cybersecurity
4 70 (11.09%) SIEM
5 68 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 61 (9.67%) Information Assurance
7 56 (8.87%) Penetration Testing
8 52 (8.24%) Risk Assessment
9 49 (7.77%) Security Architecture
10 44 (6.97%) Security Operations
11 42 (6.66%) Security Management
12 40 (6.34%) Vulnerability Management
13 39 (6.18%) Data Protection
14 34 (5.39%) Project Management
15 33 (5.23%) Security Testing
16 28 (4.44%) Service Delivery
17 27 (4.28%) Identity Access Management
17 27 (4.28%) SAP Security
18 26 (4.12%) Agile Software Development
18 26 (4.12%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (4.28%) C
2 21 (3.33%) Java
3 16 (2.54%) Perl
4 15 (2.38%) Python
5 14 (2.22%) SQL
6 10 (1.58%) C++
6 10 (1.58%) PowerShell
7 7 (1.11%) PHP
8 5 (0.79%) Bash Shell
8 5 (0.79%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.79%) Korn
9 4 (0.63%) C#
10 2 (0.32%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.32%) Ruby
10 2 (0.32%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 210 (33.28%) CISSP
2 117 (18.54%) CISM
3 108 (17.12%) Security Cleared
4 83 (13.15%) SC Cleared
5 62 (9.83%) CISA
6 53 (8.40%) CLAS
7 41 (6.50%) CESG Certified Professional
8 29 (4.60%) DV Cleared
9 26 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (3.65%) GIAC
11 19 (3.01%) SANS
12 17 (2.69%) CEH
13 15 (2.38%) CCNP
13 15 (2.38%) Degree
14 14 (2.22%) CCIE
15 10 (1.58%) CCNA
15 10 (1.58%) IISP
16 9 (1.43%) CISMP
16 9 (1.43%) CREST Certified
17 8 (1.27%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 191 (30.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 98 (15.53%) PCI DSS
3 35 (5.55%) RMADS
4 29 (4.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (2.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 13 (2.06%) COBIT
7 8 (1.27%) JSP 440
8 7 (1.11%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.95%) ISO27005
9 6 (0.95%) QA
10 4 (0.63%) ISO27002
11 2 (0.32%) COSO
11 2 (0.32%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.32%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.32%) SEPA
11 2 (0.32%) SLA
12 1 (0.16%) BS7799
12 1 (0.16%) ISO22301
System Software
1 29 (4.60%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.74%) ACF2
3 7 (1.11%) Snort
4 5 (0.79%) ISA Server
4 5 (0.79%) UAG
5 3 (0.48%) Sendmail
5 3 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.32%) RACF
7 1 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (1.90%) zSecure
2 11 (1.74%) Nessus
3 7 (1.11%) QRadar
4 6 (0.95%) Proventia
5 5 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (0.79%) WSUS
6 3 (0.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (0.48%) FortiGate
6 3 (0.48%) MIMEsweeper
7 2 (0.32%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.32%) HP Fortify
7 2 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.32%) Nmap
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.32%) RSA Archer
7 2 (0.32%) WebInspect
8 1 (0.16%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.16%) EnCase
8 1 (0.16%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 38 (6.02%) Microsoft
2 36 (5.71%) SAP
3 33 (5.23%) Cisco
4 27 (4.28%) Oracle
5 23 (3.65%) CheckPoint
5 23 (3.65%) F5
6 20 (3.17%) Symantec
7 15 (2.38%) ArcSight
7 15 (2.38%) Juniper
7 15 (2.38%) LogRhythm
7 15 (2.38%) Splunk
8 11 (1.74%) CA
8 11 (1.74%) Intel Security
9 10 (1.58%) Forcepoint
9 10 (1.58%) IBM
9 10 (1.58%) Red Hat
9 10 (1.58%) Sybase
10 9 (1.43%) Sourcefire
11 8 (1.27%) Blue Coat
11 8 (1.27%) Cyber-Ark
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