The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 114 108 111
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 10 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.45% 0.39% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.43% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
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£400 £395 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -7.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £465 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.60% +9.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £52.50
Security Consultant
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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 Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2056 1859 1613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 91.74% 90.11% 93.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1216 1080 956
Average daily rate £378 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.23% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 113 169
Average hourly rate £19.63 £30.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.58% +62.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.63 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £60.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Security Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Security Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Security Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester - 2 £325 -
Basingstoke 0 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £550 -
Romsey - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Security Consultant
South East

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 6 (42.86%) Network Security
2 5 (35.71%) Reverse Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) Malware Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) SIEM
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Information Security
4 2 (14.29%) Security Management
4 2 (14.29%) Firewall
4 2 (14.29%) Finance
4 2 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) CISSP
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
4 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (14.29%) Cyber Security
4 2 (14.29%) ArcSight
4 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.14%) CentOS
5 1 (7.14%) Smart Meter
5 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.14%) tcpdump

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 1 (7.14%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 6 (42.86%) Network Security
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.14%) tcpdump
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
1 1 (7.14%) AS400
1 1 (7.14%) Cryptography
1 1 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (7.14%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Reverse Engineering
1 5 (35.71%) Malware Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) SIEM
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) Security Management
3 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Cyber Security
3 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Use Case
4 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
4 1 (7.14%) ISMS
4 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Content Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) Python
1 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) CISSP
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CISM
3 1 (7.14%) CEH
3 1 (7.14%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Snort
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) ArcSight
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Sophos
2 1 (7.14%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) Splunk