The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 66 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.93% 0.43% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate
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£433 £301 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £450 £410
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +9.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
801 670 805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.25% 95.04% 94.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 361 375
Average daily rate £350 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 18
Average hourly rate £16.14 £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.27% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £166.90 £18.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 12 (85.71%) CISSP
2 8 (57.14%) Information Security
3 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 7 (50.00%) CISM
4 6 (42.86%) Firewall
4 6 (42.86%) Risk Management
4 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (35.71%) GIAC
5 5 (35.71%) CEH
5 5 (35.71%) CCSP
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (35.71%) SSCP
5 5 (35.71%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) LAN
6 4 (28.57%) WAN
6 4 (28.57%) UNIX
7 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (21.43%) ITIL
7 3 (21.43%) Cryptography
7 3 (21.43%) Information Management
7 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
7 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
7 3 (21.43%) SIEM
8 2 (14.29%) CRD IV
8 2 (14.29%) COREP
8 2 (14.29%) FINREP
8 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) LAN
2 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 3 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Cryptography
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) CESG
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Information Security
2 6 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Information Management
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
3 3 (21.43%) SIEM
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (14.29%) Data Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Data Security
4 2 (14.29%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Security Management
5 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) CISSP
2 7 (50.00%) CISM
3 5 (35.71%) GIAC
3 5 (35.71%) CEH
3 5 (35.71%) CCSP
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (35.71%) SSCP
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) CRD IV
1 2 (14.29%) COREP
1 2 (14.29%) FINREP
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) F5