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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 323 315 322
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 79 89 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.40% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.43% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 59 34
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£500 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £400 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £635 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £420
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +13.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £52.50
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
19804 20828 19241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.62% 92.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13695 14255 13119
Average daily rate £450 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 399 399
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +15 16 £475 - 3
Docklands, London - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 86 (45.74%) Information Security
2 58 (30.85%) CISSP
3 57 (30.32%) Finance
4 37 (19.68%) Firewall
5 35 (18.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 31 (16.49%) Security Cleared
7 29 (15.43%) Risk Management
8 28 (14.89%) Cisco
8 28 (14.89%) Network Security
9 25 (13.30%) SC Cleared
9 25 (13.30%) CISM
10 21 (11.17%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (9.57%) Cisco Certification
11 18 (9.57%) Risk Assessment
12 17 (9.04%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (9.04%) SAP Security
12 17 (9.04%) SAP
12 17 (9.04%) CheckPoint
12 17 (9.04%) Cyber Security
13 16 (8.51%) ITIL
13 16 (8.51%) Windows
13 16 (8.51%) PCI DSS
14 15 (7.98%) Telecoms
14 15 (7.98%) Security Management
15 13 (6.91%) Management Information System
15 13 (6.91%) Juniper
15 13 (6.91%) Security Architecture
16 12 (6.38%) Risk Analysis
17 11 (5.85%) Banking
17 11 (5.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (3.19%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.13%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.13%) Lync
3 2 (1.06%) IIS
3 2 (1.06%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (5.32%) MS Office
2 7 (3.72%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (4.79%) SAP GRC
2 2 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.06%) RMDS
3 1 (0.53%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.60%) SaaS
1 3 (1.60%) Office 365
2 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (19.68%) Firewall
2 28 (14.89%) Network Security
3 17 (9.04%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (4.79%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.19%) DMZ
6 4 (2.13%) Wireless
6 4 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (2.13%) WAN
6 4 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (1.60%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (1.60%) NetScaler
7 3 (1.60%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.60%) VPN
8 2 (1.06%) DNS
8 2 (1.06%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.06%) LDAP
8 2 (1.06%) LAN
8 2 (1.06%) MPLS
8 2 (1.06%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.19%) SAP BW
2 4 (2.13%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.60%) SAP BI
3 3 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.53%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
General
1 57 (30.32%) Finance
2 15 (7.98%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.85%) Banking
4 6 (3.19%) Retail
4 6 (3.19%) Games
4 6 (3.19%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.66%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.60%) Law
6 3 (1.60%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.06%) Publishing
7 2 (1.06%) German Language
7 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.53%) Advertising
8 1 (0.53%) Legal
8 1 (0.53%) Electronics
8 1 (0.53%) Military
8 1 (0.53%) Local Government
8 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.26%) .NET
2 4 (2.13%) SailPoint
3 3 (1.60%) SAML
3 3 (1.60%) Middleware
3 3 (1.60%) OAuth
4 2 (1.06%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
4 2 (1.06%) CSS
4 2 (1.06%) Web Services
4 2 (1.06%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.53%) OAuth2
5 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.53%) WSDL
5 1 (0.53%) SOAP
5 1 (0.53%) OpenID
5 1 (0.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.91%) Management Information System
2 8 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.72%) FMCG
3 7 (3.72%) CESG
4 6 (3.19%) SCADA
5 4 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.13%) RMADS
6 3 (1.60%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.06%) Human Factors
7 2 (1.06%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (1.06%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.53%) Social Media
8 1 (0.53%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.53%) User Experience
8 1 (0.53%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.53%) PKI
8 1 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.51%) Windows
2 11 (5.85%) UNIX
3 9 (4.79%) Linux
4 2 (1.06%) Solaris
4 2 (1.06%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (45.74%) Information Security
2 29 (15.43%) Risk Management
3 21 (11.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (9.57%) Risk Assessment
5 17 (9.04%) SAP Security
5 17 (9.04%) Cyber Security
6 16 (8.51%) ITIL
7 15 (7.98%) Security Management
8 13 (6.91%) Security Architecture
9 12 (6.38%) Risk Analysis
10 11 (5.85%) Identity Management
11 10 (5.32%) Service Delivery
11 10 (5.32%) SIEM
12 9 (4.79%) Information Assurance
13 8 (4.26%) Penetration Testing
13 8 (4.26%) Data Security
14 7 (3.72%) Business Intelligence
15 6 (3.19%) ERP
15 6 (3.19%) GAP Analysis
15 6 (3.19%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.66%) C#
1 5 (2.66%) Java
1 5 (2.66%) SQL
2 3 (1.60%) C++
Qualifications
1 58 (30.85%) CISSP
2 31 (16.49%) Security Cleared
3 25 (13.30%) SC Cleared
3 25 (13.30%) CISM
4 18 (9.57%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (5.85%) CCNP
6 10 (5.32%) CISA
7 9 (4.79%) Degree
8 8 (4.26%) CCIE
9 7 (3.72%) GIAC
9 7 (3.72%) CCNA
10 4 (2.13%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.60%) PMP
11 3 (1.60%) PMI Certification
11 3 (1.60%) CRISC
11 3 (1.60%) GSEC
12 2 (1.06%) MCSE
12 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.06%) ISACA
12 2 (1.06%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (18.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (8.51%) PCI DSS
3 11 (5.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (3.72%) QA
5 6 (3.19%) GPG13
6 2 (1.06%) COBIT
6 2 (1.06%) SLA
6 2 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.53%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (4.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.66%) Snort
2 5 (2.66%) Squid
3 2 (1.06%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (3.19%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 5 (2.66%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 4 (2.13%) DatAdvantage
4 3 (1.60%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.06%) OpenSSO
5 2 (1.06%) OpenIDM
5 2 (1.06%) OpenAM
5 2 (1.06%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.53%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 28 (14.89%) Cisco
2 17 (9.04%) SAP
2 17 (9.04%) CheckPoint
3 13 (6.91%) Juniper
4 11 (5.85%) Oracle
5 10 (5.32%) Microsoft
6 9 (4.79%) Blue Coat
6 9 (4.79%) F5
7 8 (4.26%) IBM
8 6 (3.19%) Sourcefire
9 5 (2.66%) Websense
9 5 (2.66%) Dell
9 5 (2.66%) Cyber-Ark
10 4 (2.13%) Varonis
10 4 (2.13%) ScanSafe
10 4 (2.13%) Sun
10 4 (2.13%) HP
10 4 (2.13%) Lotus
10 4 (2.13%) Rapid7
11 3 (1.60%) Prolexic
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