The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 293 320 366
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +46
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 122 101 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.51% 0.42% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.46% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 67 47
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£475 £500 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £574 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £458 £450 £443
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Security Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21959 22149 22981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.67% 92.50% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15479 15131 15772
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 407 447
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in London

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in London

Security Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Security Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in London

Security Consultant
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
City of London -6 21 £475 -5.00% 9
Uxbridge +6 3 - -
Paddington - 3 £558 -
Feltham - 3 £510 -
Ilford - 3 - -
Bromley - 1 £425 -
Hayes - 1 £525 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £363 -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 92 (47.42%) Information Security
2 74 (38.14%) CISSP
3 54 (27.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 49 (25.26%) Finance
5 43 (22.16%) Firewall
6 38 (19.59%) CISM
7 30 (15.46%) Cisco
8 24 (12.37%) PCI DSS
9 23 (11.86%) CISA
10 22 (11.34%) Cisco Certification
10 22 (11.34%) Risk Assessment
11 20 (10.31%) Penetration Testing
11 20 (10.31%) ITIL
11 20 (10.31%) Management Information System
11 20 (10.31%) Risk Management
11 20 (10.31%) Data Protection
11 20 (10.31%) Security Architecture
11 20 (10.31%) Cyber Security
12 18 (9.28%) Windows
12 18 (9.28%) CCNP
13 17 (8.76%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (8.76%) Network Security
14 16 (8.25%) Degree
15 15 (7.73%) SIEM
16 14 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (6.70%) Microsoft
17 13 (6.70%) Banking
17 13 (6.70%) COBIT
18 12 (6.19%) CheckPoint
19 11 (5.67%) UNIX

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 5 (2.58%) IIS
2 4 (2.06%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.55%) Apache
3 3 (1.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.58%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.52%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.06%) PaaS
2 3 (1.55%) Office 365
3 2 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (22.16%) Firewall
2 17 (8.76%) Network Security
3 10 (5.15%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (5.15%) Cisco ISE
3 10 (5.15%) Wireless
4 8 (4.12%) Internet
5 6 (3.09%) LAN
5 6 (3.09%) WAN
6 5 (2.58%) VPN
6 5 (2.58%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (2.06%) OSPF
7 4 (2.06%) BGP
7 4 (2.06%) EIGRP
8 3 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.55%) Extranet
8 3 (1.55%) DNS
8 3 (1.55%) SSL
8 3 (1.55%) DHCP
8 3 (1.55%) HTTP
8 3 (1.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.55%) DB2
1 3 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (1.55%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.52%) SQL Server
General
1 49 (25.26%) Finance
2 13 (6.70%) Banking
3 9 (4.64%) Legal
3 9 (4.64%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.09%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.58%) Retail
5 5 (2.58%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.06%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.55%) Advertising
8 2 (1.03%) Law
8 2 (1.03%) Local Government
9 1 (0.52%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.09%) .NET
2 5 (2.58%) Middleware
3 3 (1.55%) SOAP
3 3 (1.55%) REST
4 2 (1.03%) SAML
4 2 (1.03%) OAuth
5 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
5 1 (0.52%) Web Services
5 1 (0.52%) OAuth2
5 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.31%) Management Information System
2 14 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.64%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.64%) PKI
4 8 (4.12%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (4.12%) CESG
5 7 (3.61%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.58%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.06%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.55%) RMADS
8 3 (1.55%) FMCG
9 2 (1.03%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.52%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.52%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.52%) NHS
10 1 (0.52%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.52%) Social Media
10 1 (0.52%) User Experience
10 1 (0.52%) SCADA
10 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.28%) Windows
2 11 (5.67%) UNIX
3 8 (4.12%) Linux
4 2 (1.03%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.52%) CentOS
5 1 (0.52%) Debian
5 1 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (47.42%) Information Security
2 22 (11.34%) Risk Assessment
3 20 (10.31%) Risk Management
3 20 (10.31%) ITIL
3 20 (10.31%) Penetration Testing
3 20 (10.31%) Data Protection
3 20 (10.31%) Security Architecture
3 20 (10.31%) Cyber Security
4 17 (8.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (7.73%) SIEM
6 11 (5.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 11 (5.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 11 (5.67%) Security Management
7 9 (4.64%) Information Security Management
7 9 (4.64%) Network Planning
7 9 (4.64%) Business Development
8 8 (4.12%) Risk Analysis
8 8 (4.12%) Information Assurance
8 8 (4.12%) SAP Security
8 8 (4.12%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.58%) C
1 5 (2.58%) Java
2 4 (2.06%) C++
2 4 (2.06%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.55%) VB
4 2 (1.03%) SQL
4 2 (1.03%) C#
5 1 (0.52%) PHP
5 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.52%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 74 (38.14%) CISSP
2 38 (19.59%) CISM
3 23 (11.86%) CISA
4 22 (11.34%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (9.28%) CCNP
6 16 (8.25%) Degree
7 10 (5.15%) Security Cleared
8 9 (4.64%) SC Cleared
8 9 (4.64%) CRISC
9 8 (4.12%) CEH
10 5 (2.58%) PCI QSA
11 4 (2.06%) GIAC
11 4 (2.06%) GSEC
12 3 (1.55%) GCIH
12 3 (1.55%) CCNA
12 3 (1.55%) CCIE
12 3 (1.55%) CCSE
13 2 (1.03%) CISMP
13 2 (1.03%) PMP
13 2 (1.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (27.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (12.37%) PCI DSS
3 13 (6.70%) COBIT
4 7 (3.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (2.58%) QA
6 4 (2.06%) COSO
7 2 (1.03%) GPG13
8 1 (0.52%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (4.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.06%) Snort
3 2 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.03%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.52%) XenApp
4 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.52%) Firmware
4 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.55%) CA Single Sign-On
1 3 (1.55%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.03%) Nagios
2 2 (1.03%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.52%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.52%) Nmap
3 1 (0.52%) SCCM
3 1 (0.52%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.52%) OSSEC
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.52%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.52%) OpenIDM
3 1 (0.52%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 30 (15.46%) Cisco
2 13 (6.70%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.19%) CheckPoint
4 11 (5.67%) McAfee
5 8 (4.12%) Symantec
5 8 (4.12%) SAP
5 8 (4.12%) F5
5 8 (4.12%) Splunk
6 7 (3.61%) Sourcefire
6 7 (3.61%) FireEye
7 6 (3.09%) ArcSight
7 6 (3.09%) Oracle
7 6 (3.09%) Citrix
7 6 (3.09%) HP
8 4 (2.06%) Juniper
8 4 (2.06%) IBM
8 4 (2.06%) Fortinet
9 3 (1.55%) ScanSafe
9 3 (1.55%) Cyber-Ark
9 3 (1.55%) CA
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