The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 60 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.39% - 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% - 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £47.50
Security Consultant
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
480 528 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 93.57% 91.83% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 291 192
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £138 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 86 46
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.42 £40.56 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Consultant in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Consultant across the Essex region.

Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Security Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Consultant across the Essex region.

Security Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Security Consultant
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) PKI
3 2 (40.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (40.00%) CISA
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (20.00%) HTTP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) CISM
4 1 (20.00%) Data Security
4 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) COBIT
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (20.00%) OWASP
4 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) SIEM
4 1 (20.00%) Local Government
4 1 (20.00%) Legal

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Local Government
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (20.00%) Data Security
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) OWASP
4 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISA
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) CISM
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) COBIT
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS