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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 391 386 403
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 191 182 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.38% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.42% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 116 61
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£469 £489 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.09% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £420
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +13.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £60.00 - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £52.50
Security Consultant
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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
44947 43726 38873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.47% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27712 26658 22838
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1792 1874 2060
Average 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 £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 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 27 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 -8 79 £500 - 32
South East -5 66 £425 -14.57% 15
North West -3 16 £475 +5.55% 5
South West -14 9 £420 -12.50% 2
East of England +11 8 £500 +36.51% 4
West Midlands -16 5 £450 -14.28%
East Midlands -7 3 £469 +10.29% 1
Yorkshire -14 2 £400 - 6
Midlands 0 1 - -
Security Consultant
UK

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 171 (41.11%) Information Security
2 147 (35.34%) CISSP
3 115 (27.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 97 (23.32%) Risk Management
5 93 (22.36%) Finance
6 87 (20.91%) Firewall
7 81 (19.47%) Security Cleared
8 78 (18.75%) Network Security
9 77 (18.51%) PCI DSS
10 70 (16.83%) CISM
11 64 (15.38%) ITIL
12 61 (14.66%) SC Cleared
13 57 (13.70%) Cisco
13 57 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
14 42 (10.10%) CheckPoint
15 39 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
16 36 (8.65%) Risk Assessment
17 35 (8.41%) Management Information System
17 35 (8.41%) Windows
18 34 (8.17%) Security Management
19 33 (7.93%) TCP/IP
19 33 (7.93%) Security Architecture
20 31 (7.45%) Change Control
20 31 (7.45%) CRISC
20 31 (7.45%) Cyber Security
21 29 (6.97%) Cisco ASA
21 29 (6.97%) SAP
22 28 (6.73%) OWASP
23 27 (6.49%) SAP Security
23 27 (6.49%) Cisco Certification

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (2.88%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.68%) IIS
3 6 (1.44%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.96%) Lync
5 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.48%) Apache
5 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (2.40%) MS Office
1 10 (2.40%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.96%) MS Project
3 4 (0.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (3.13%) SAP GRC
2 10 (2.40%) RMDS
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.24%) Summit
4 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.24%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.72%) SaaS
1 3 (0.72%) Office 365
2 1 (0.24%) IaaS
2 1 (0.24%) PaaS
2 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 87 (20.91%) Firewall
2 78 (18.75%) Network Security
3 33 (7.93%) TCP/IP
4 29 (6.97%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (3.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 13 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 11 (2.64%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (2.40%) Multicast
8 10 (2.40%) DNS
9 9 (2.16%) VPN
9 9 (2.16%) DHCP
9 9 (2.16%) Wireshark
10 8 (1.92%) Wireless
10 8 (1.92%) Cisco PIX
11 7 (1.68%) NetScaler
11 7 (1.68%) DMZ
12 5 (1.20%) WAN
12 5 (1.20%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (0.96%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.44%) SAP BW
3 3 (0.72%) SAP BI
3 3 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.48%) DB2
5 1 (0.24%) EDMS
5 1 (0.24%) Big Data
5 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
General
1 93 (22.36%) Finance
2 24 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 16 (3.85%) Banking
4 13 (3.13%) Retail
5 8 (1.92%) Legal
5 8 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (1.68%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.44%) Law
7 6 (1.44%) Games
8 4 (0.96%) Publishing
9 3 (0.72%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.48%) German Language
10 2 (0.48%) Military
10 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.48%) Electronics
11 1 (0.24%) Automotive
11 1 (0.24%) Advertising
11 1 (0.24%) Local Government
11 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.40%) Rendezvous
2 9 (2.16%) .NET
3 8 (1.92%) OAuth
3 8 (1.92%) SAML
4 5 (1.20%) OpenID
5 4 (0.96%) SailPoint
5 4 (0.96%) Middleware
5 4 (0.96%) Web Services
6 2 (0.48%) CSS
6 2 (0.48%) OAuth2
6 2 (0.48%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (0.48%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
7 1 (0.24%) REST
7 1 (0.24%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.24%) JSP
7 1 (0.24%) SOAP
7 1 (0.24%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.41%) Management Information System
2 16 (3.85%) PKI
3 15 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.37%) Cryptography
4 14 (3.37%) SCADA
5 12 (2.88%) Data Protection Act
5 12 (2.88%) RMADS
6 10 (2.40%) FMCG
6 10 (2.40%) CESG
7 9 (2.16%) Smart Meter
8 6 (1.44%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.20%) CESG CLAS
10 4 (0.96%) Thin Client
10 4 (0.96%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.72%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.72%) Statistics
11 3 (0.72%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.72%) Human Factors
12 2 (0.48%) Smartcard
12 2 (0.48%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 35 (8.41%) Windows
2 16 (3.85%) UNIX
3 15 (3.61%) Linux
4 4 (0.96%) Windows 7
4 4 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (0.96%) Solaris
5 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.24%) CentOS
7 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.24%) AIX
7 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.24%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (41.11%) Information Security
2 97 (23.32%) Risk Management
3 64 (15.38%) ITIL
4 57 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 39 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
6 36 (8.65%) Risk Assessment
7 34 (8.17%) Security Management
8 33 (7.93%) Security Architecture
9 31 (7.45%) Change Control
9 31 (7.45%) Cyber Security
10 28 (6.73%) OWASP
11 27 (6.49%) SAP Security
12 26 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
12 26 (6.25%) PRINCE2
13 23 (5.53%) Data Protection
14 21 (5.05%) SIEM
15 20 (4.81%) Information Assurance
15 20 (4.81%) Risk Analysis
16 18 (4.33%) ISMS
17 17 (4.09%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.16%) SQL
2 8 (1.92%) Java
3 6 (1.44%) C#
4 4 (0.96%) Python
5 3 (0.72%) C++
6 2 (0.48%) ABAP
6 2 (0.48%) C
7 1 (0.24%) Perl
7 1 (0.24%) Ruby
7 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 147 (35.34%) CISSP
2 81 (19.47%) Security Cleared
3 70 (16.83%) CISM
4 61 (14.66%) SC Cleared
5 31 (7.45%) CRISC
6 27 (6.49%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (5.77%) CISA
8 18 (4.33%) CCNP
9 16 (3.85%) Degree
9 16 (3.85%) GIAC
9 16 (3.85%) DV Cleared
10 13 (3.13%) CCIE
11 8 (1.92%) CCNA
11 8 (1.92%) CEH
12 7 (1.68%) CCSP
13 5 (1.20%) CCSE
14 4 (0.96%) JNCIP
14 4 (0.96%) JNCIE
14 4 (0.96%) HP ASE
14 4 (0.96%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (27.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 77 (18.51%) PCI DSS
3 18 (4.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (2.40%) COBIT
5 7 (1.68%) QA
6 6 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 6 (1.44%) GPG13
7 5 (1.20%) SLA
7 5 (1.20%) JSP 440
8 4 (0.96%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.96%) GxP
9 1 (0.24%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 19 (4.57%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.44%) Snort
4 5 (1.20%) Squid
5 2 (0.48%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.24%) ACF2
6 1 (0.24%) Firmware
6 1 (0.24%) RACF
6 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.24%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (1.44%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 5 (1.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 4 (0.96%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.96%) DatAdvantage
4 2 (0.48%) OpenIDM
4 2 (0.48%) OpenAM
4 2 (0.48%) OpenSSO
4 2 (0.48%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.48%) Nessus
5 1 (0.24%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 57 (13.70%) Cisco
2 42 (10.10%) CheckPoint
3 29 (6.97%) SAP
4 27 (6.49%) Juniper
5 26 (6.25%) F5
6 22 (5.29%) Microsoft
6 22 (5.29%) Blue Coat
7 16 (3.85%) Oracle
7 16 (3.85%) Citrix
8 14 (3.37%) VMware
9 13 (3.13%) TippingPoint
10 11 (2.64%) IBM
11 10 (2.40%) HP
11 10 (2.40%) TIBCO
11 10 (2.40%) Bloomberg
11 10 (2.40%) Tufin
11 10 (2.40%) LogLogic
12 8 (1.92%) ArcSight
12 8 (1.92%) Tradeweb
12 8 (1.92%) SolarWinds
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