The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 42 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.44% - 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% - 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £450 - £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £466 £483 £475
% change year-on-year
-3.36% +1.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 - -
Security Consultant
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
423 507 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.79% 96.76% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 303 136
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 32
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +160.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.10 £45.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Security Consultant
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 5 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) ISMS
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (40.00%) CLAS
3 2 (40.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Compliance Audit
4 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Compliance Audit
1 2 (40.00%) Information Assurance
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security Management
1 2 (40.00%) ISMS
1 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (40.00%) Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework