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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 55 48 47
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.62% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.22% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£463 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £435 £395
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +10.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £34.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £34.30
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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 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
445 450 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 91.38% 90.91% 96.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 221 229
Average daily rate £390 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 74 77
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.34 £37.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
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 22 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (50.00%) PKI
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (25.00%) Data Security
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (25.00%) Legal
4 1 (25.00%) Local Government

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (25.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint