The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Gloucestershire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 45 30 45
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 6 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.36% 1.19% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.26% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£414 £463 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.48% -11.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £34.30
Job Titles Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
415 238 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.89% 94.44% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 126 269
Average daily rate £363 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 20 34
Average hourly rate £25.50 £18.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -51.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £20.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Security Consultant
South West

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
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Cheltenham - - - - 2
Security Consultant
South West

Security Consultant
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 8 (88.89%) Risk Management
2 6 (66.67%) Information Security
3 5 (55.56%) Legal
3 5 (55.56%) CISSP
4 4 (44.44%) IIS
4 4 (44.44%) CISM
4 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
4 4 (44.44%) CEH
4 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
6 2 (22.22%) SABSA
6 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
6 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
6 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (22.22%) Security Management
7 1 (11.11%) VPN
7 1 (11.11%) CESG
7 1 (11.11%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) C
7 1 (11.11%) Network Security
7 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 1 (11.11%) BC Cleared

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
General
1 5 (55.56%) Legal
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Risk Management
2 6 (66.67%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 2 (22.22%) SABSA
3 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (22.22%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CISSP
2 4 (44.44%) CISM
2 4 (44.44%) CEH
2 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001