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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 311 437 358
Rank change year-on-year
+126 -79
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 345 214 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.70% 0.40% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.43% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 136 167
Median daily rate £496 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £558 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £465 £448
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +3.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 - -
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
46883 50243 48342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.74% 94.97% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 30886 32538 29753
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1439 1894 1939
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +31 139 £538 +13.15% 29
South East +34 71 £463 -0.53% 20
East of England +46 31 £450 -5.26% 4
North West +30 28 £475 +4.39% 6
Yorkshire +27 28 £475 +2.70% 3
South West +12 20 £500 +16.27% 6
West Midlands -19 15 £495 +20.00% 7
Midlands - 4 - -
East Midlands -4 2 £390 -8.23% 2
North East -24 1 - -
South Coast - 1 £450 -
Security Consultant
UK

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 288 (42.23%) Information Security
2 200 (29.33%) CISSP
3 191 (28.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 171 (25.07%) Finance
5 148 (21.70%) Cybersecurity
6 130 (19.06%) CISM
7 119 (17.45%) Firewall
8 103 (15.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 100 (14.66%) Security Cleared
10 99 (14.52%) Network Security
11 94 (13.78%) PCI DSS
12 92 (13.49%) Risk Management
13 84 (12.32%) SIEM
14 82 (12.02%) SC Cleared
15 68 (9.97%) Penetration Testing
16 67 (9.82%) Cisco
16 67 (9.82%) Windows
17 66 (9.68%) Security Architecture
18 64 (9.38%) CISA
19 62 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
20 59 (8.65%) PKI
21 58 (8.50%) Security Operations
22 54 (7.92%) Data Centre
23 52 (7.62%) Security Management
24 50 (7.33%) Project Management
25 48 (7.04%) Management Information System
26 47 (6.89%) Cisco Certification
27 46 (6.74%) Unix
28 45 (6.60%) SAP
28 45 (6.60%) CheckPoint

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 10 (1.47%) Apache
2 9 (1.32%) IIS
3 6 (0.88%) Apache Pig
4 5 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (0.73%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.44%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.44%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.29%) Liferay
6 2 (0.29%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.15%) CICS
7 1 (0.15%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (2.05%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (0.88%) MS Office
4 5 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (2.49%) SAP GRC
2 3 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.29%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.15%) assyst
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.15%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.15%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.15%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (2.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.03%) IaaS
3 7 (1.03%) Office 365
4 5 (0.73%) PaaS
5 4 (0.59%) Yammer
6 3 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.44%) GitHub
6 3 (0.44%) SaaS
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 119 (17.45%) Firewall
2 99 (14.52%) Network Security
3 28 (4.11%) LAN
4 23 (3.37%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (3.23%) WAN
6 21 (3.08%) TCP/IP
7 19 (2.79%) VPN
8 17 (2.49%) Internet
8 17 (2.49%) Intrusion Detection
9 15 (2.20%) Wireless
10 14 (2.05%) HTTP
11 12 (1.76%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (1.32%) BGP
12 9 (1.32%) DNS
12 9 (1.32%) SSL
13 8 (1.17%) Kerberos
13 8 (1.17%) LDAP
13 8 (1.17%) OSPF
13 8 (1.17%) Spanning Tree
13 8 (1.17%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.20%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.47%) DB2
3 8 (1.17%) Big Data
3 8 (1.17%) Hadoop
4 5 (0.73%) Oracle Database
4 5 (0.73%) SAP BW
5 3 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.44%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.29%) GIS
6 2 (0.29%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.15%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.15%) HBase
7 1 (0.15%) Impala
7 1 (0.15%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.15%) MySQL
7 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.15%) Sqoop
7 1 (0.15%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (1.17%) JIRA
1 8 (1.17%) Metasploit
2 5 (0.73%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.44%) AppScan
3 3 (0.44%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.29%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.29%) MSTest
4 2 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.15%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.15%) LSMW
5 1 (0.15%) Travis CI
General
1 171 (25.07%) Finance
2 43 (6.30%) Banking
3 21 (3.08%) Retail
3 21 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.20%) Legal
5 11 (1.61%) Law
6 10 (1.47%) Marketing
7 5 (0.73%) Automotive
8 4 (0.59%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.29%) Advertising
9 2 (0.29%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.15%) Local Government
10 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.91%) .NET
1 13 (1.91%) Middleware
2 11 (1.61%) Web Services
3 9 (1.32%) REST
4 6 (0.88%) SAML
4 6 (0.88%) SOAP
5 5 (0.73%) WCF
6 4 (0.59%) WAP
7 3 (0.44%) COM
8 2 (0.29%) Apache Flex
8 2 (0.29%) J2EE
8 2 (0.29%) JSON
8 2 (0.29%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.15%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.15%) NancyFx
9 1 (0.15%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 59 (8.65%) PKI
2 54 (7.92%) Data Centre
3 48 (7.04%) Management Information System
4 40 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (4.69%) Cryptography
6 30 (4.40%) Security Operations Centre
7 29 (4.25%) CESG
8 10 (1.47%) Health Informatics
8 10 (1.47%) Informatics
8 10 (1.47%) Mainframe
9 8 (1.17%) FMCG
9 8 (1.17%) Public Cloud
10 7 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (0.88%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.88%) Smart Energy
12 5 (0.73%) CESG CLAS
12 5 (0.73%) Computer Science
12 5 (0.73%) SCADA
13 4 (0.59%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.59%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 67 (9.82%) Windows
2 46 (6.74%) Unix
3 30 (4.40%) Linux
4 12 (1.76%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.32%) zOS
6 6 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.44%) Solaris
10 2 (0.29%) AIX
10 2 (0.29%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.15%) Android
11 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (42.23%) Information Security
2 148 (21.70%) Cybersecurity
3 103 (15.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 92 (13.49%) Risk Management
5 84 (12.32%) SIEM
6 68 (9.97%) Penetration Testing
7 66 (9.68%) Security Architecture
8 62 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
9 58 (8.50%) Security Operations
10 52 (7.62%) Security Management
11 50 (7.33%) Project Management
12 45 (6.60%) Risk Assessment
13 40 (5.87%) Data Protection
14 36 (5.28%) Information Assurance
15 33 (4.84%) SAP Security
16 32 (4.69%) Migration
17 31 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
17 31 (4.55%) Security Testing
18 28 (4.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
19 27 (3.96%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 30 (4.40%) Java
2 19 (2.79%) C
3 16 (2.35%) Perl
3 16 (2.35%) Python
4 12 (1.76%) PowerShell
5 11 (1.61%) C++
6 9 (1.32%) SQL
7 6 (0.88%) Bash Shell
7 6 (0.88%) C#
8 5 (0.73%) Korn
8 5 (0.73%) PHP
9 3 (0.44%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.44%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.44%) Ruby
9 3 (0.44%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.44%) VB
10 1 (0.15%) CLIST
10 1 (0.15%) REXX
10 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 200 (29.33%) CISSP
2 130 (19.06%) CISM
3 100 (14.66%) Security Cleared
4 82 (12.02%) SC Cleared
5 64 (9.38%) CISA
6 47 (6.89%) Cisco Certification
7 34 (4.99%) CLAS
8 31 (4.55%) Degree
9 25 (3.67%) CCNP
10 22 (3.23%) CCIE
11 20 (2.93%) CESG Certified Professional
12 15 (2.20%) CCSP
13 13 (1.91%) DV Cleared
14 12 (1.76%) CEH
15 10 (1.47%) CompTIA Security+
15 10 (1.47%) Security+ Certification
16 8 (1.17%) CCDP
16 8 (1.17%) GIAC
17 7 (1.03%) (ISC)2 CCSP
17 7 (1.03%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 191 (28.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 94 (13.78%) PCI DSS
3 36 (5.28%) COBIT
4 31 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 21 (3.08%) RMADS
6 16 (2.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 14 (2.05%) JSP 440
8 12 (1.76%) QA
9 10 (1.47%) Government Security Classifications
10 6 (0.88%) GxP
10 6 (0.88%) ISO27002
11 3 (0.44%) ISAE 3402
11 3 (0.44%) SSAE 16
12 2 (0.29%) ISO22301
12 2 (0.29%) SLA
13 1 (0.15%) BS7799
13 1 (0.15%) HMG Infosec
13 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 1 (0.15%) ISO27005
System Software
1 43 (6.30%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.17%) ACF2
3 6 (0.88%) RACF
4 5 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.73%) VMware ESX
4 5 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.59%) ISA Server
5 4 (0.59%) Snort
6 2 (0.29%) Sendmail
6 2 (0.29%) UAG
7 1 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (2.49%) Nessus
2 13 (1.91%) zSecure
3 12 (1.76%) Norton AntiVirus
4 10 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (1.17%) QRadar
6 7 (1.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 7 (1.03%) Nmap
7 5 (0.73%) FortiGate
7 5 (0.73%) RSA Archer
8 2 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.29%) SCCM
8 2 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.29%) WSUS
9 1 (0.15%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.15%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.15%) Endace
9 1 (0.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.15%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.15%) Nexpose
9 1 (0.15%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 67 (9.82%) Cisco
2 45 (6.60%) CheckPoint
2 45 (6.60%) SAP
3 36 (5.28%) Microsoft
3 36 (5.28%) Splunk
4 32 (4.69%) F5
5 27 (3.96%) Oracle
6 25 (3.67%) Intel Security
7 21 (3.08%) Juniper
8 18 (2.64%) Symantec
9 17 (2.49%) ArcSight
9 17 (2.49%) LogRhythm
9 17 (2.49%) Qualys
10 14 (2.05%) IBM
10 14 (2.05%) VMware
11 11 (1.61%) CA
11 11 (1.61%) Fortinet
12 8 (1.17%) LogLogic
13 7 (1.03%) Sybase
14 6 (0.88%) Sourcefire
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