The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 317 344 334
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 108 81 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.50% 0.35% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.37% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 53 69
Median daily rate £550 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £332 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £550 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.90 - -
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
20446 22122 22143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.15% 94.57% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14774 15442 15353
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 379 407
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £52.17 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Security Consultant in the job title.

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 2 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 2 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +36 12 £575 +22.34% 1
Hounslow - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £675 -
Croydon - 1 £575 -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, Security Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 86 (37.89%) Information Security
2 64 (28.19%) Finance
3 59 (25.99%) CISSP
4 55 (24.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 45 (19.82%) Cybersecurity
6 39 (17.18%) Firewall
7 36 (15.86%) PCI DSS
8 33 (14.54%) Risk Management
9 32 (14.10%) CISM
10 30 (13.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 27 (11.89%) Risk Assessment
11 27 (11.89%) Network Security
12 25 (11.01%) Security Cleared
12 25 (11.01%) CISA
12 25 (11.01%) SIEM
13 24 (10.57%) Security Architecture
13 24 (10.57%) Unix
13 24 (10.57%) SC Cleared
14 23 (10.13%) Security Operations
15 22 (9.69%) Penetration Testing
16 21 (9.25%) Banking
16 21 (9.25%) Linux
16 21 (9.25%) Project Management
17 20 (8.81%) Migration
18 18 (7.93%) Cisco
19 17 (7.49%) Oracle
20 16 (7.05%) Windows
20 16 (7.05%) Service Delivery
20 16 (7.05%) Amazon AWS
20 16 (7.05%) Identity Access Management

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (2.64%) IIS
2 2 (0.88%) Apache
3 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.32%) MS Office
2 2 (0.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.44%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.44%) MS Project
3 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.05%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.76%) IaaS
4 2 (0.88%) PaaS
4 2 (0.88%) SaaS
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.44%) Office 365
5 1 (0.44%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 39 (17.18%) Firewall
2 27 (11.89%) Network Security
3 12 (5.29%) VPN
4 8 (3.52%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (3.52%) Kerberos
4 8 (3.52%) TCP/IP
5 7 (3.08%) DNS
5 7 (3.08%) HTTP
5 7 (3.08%) LAN
5 7 (3.08%) LDAP
6 6 (2.64%) SSL
7 5 (2.20%) Internet
7 5 (2.20%) WAN
7 5 (2.20%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.76%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (1.76%) MPLS
8 4 (1.76%) SSH
9 3 (1.32%) SMTP
10 2 (0.88%) Wireless
11 1 (0.44%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.52%) DB2
3 3 (1.32%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.44%) Big Data
4 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.44%) MySQL
4 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.44%) SAP BW
General
1 64 (28.19%) Finance
2 21 (9.25%) Banking
3 7 (3.08%) Marketing
4 5 (2.20%) Retail
5 4 (1.76%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.32%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.88%) Legal
7 2 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.44%) Law
8 1 (0.44%) Local Government
8 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.96%) Middleware
2 5 (2.20%) SAML
2 5 (2.20%) Web Services
3 4 (1.76%) .NET
3 4 (1.76%) REST
3 4 (1.76%) SOAP
3 4 (1.76%) WCF
4 3 (1.32%) WAP
5 2 (0.88%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.44%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.73%) CESG
2 12 (5.29%) Cryptography
3 11 (4.85%) Data Centre
3 11 (4.85%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.52%) PKI
5 7 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.08%) Health Informatics
5 7 (3.08%) Informatics
5 7 (3.08%) Mainframe
6 6 (2.64%) FMCG
7 4 (1.76%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.76%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.76%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.76%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (1.32%) CESG CLAS
8 3 (1.32%) Smart Energy
9 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.88%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.44%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.57%) Unix
2 21 (9.25%) Linux
3 16 (7.05%) Windows
4 8 (3.52%) zOS
5 4 (1.76%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (37.89%) Information Security
2 45 (19.82%) Cybersecurity
3 33 (14.54%) Risk Management
4 30 (13.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (11.89%) Risk Assessment
6 25 (11.01%) SIEM
7 24 (10.57%) Security Architecture
8 23 (10.13%) Security Operations
9 22 (9.69%) Penetration Testing
10 21 (9.25%) Project Management
11 20 (8.81%) Migration
12 16 (7.05%) Identity Access Management
12 16 (7.05%) Service Delivery
13 15 (6.61%) Service Management
14 14 (6.17%) ITIL
15 13 (5.73%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (5.73%) Business Continuity
15 13 (5.73%) Data Protection
15 13 (5.73%) Security Testing
15 13 (5.73%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.73%) Java
2 12 (5.29%) C
2 12 (5.29%) Perl
2 12 (5.29%) Python
3 9 (3.96%) PowerShell
4 7 (3.08%) SQL
5 5 (2.20%) C++
6 4 (1.76%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.76%) Korn
7 3 (1.32%) PHP
7 3 (1.32%) VB
8 2 (0.88%) Ruby
9 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 59 (25.99%) CISSP
2 32 (14.10%) CISM
3 25 (11.01%) CISA
3 25 (11.01%) Security Cleared
4 24 (10.57%) SC Cleared
5 15 (6.61%) CLAS
6 11 (4.85%) Degree
7 6 (2.64%) CCNA
7 6 (2.64%) CCNP
7 6 (2.64%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.64%) SANS
8 5 (2.20%) CCIE
8 5 (2.20%) GIAC
9 3 (1.32%) CEH
9 3 (1.32%) CESG Certified Professional
9 3 (1.32%) CISMP
9 3 (1.32%) CREST Certified
10 2 (0.88%) CEPT
10 2 (0.88%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (24.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (15.86%) PCI DSS
3 12 (5.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (3.96%) COBIT
4 9 (3.96%) Government Security Classifications
5 3 (1.32%) ISO27002
6 2 (0.88%) QA
6 2 (0.88%) SLA
7 1 (0.44%) GPG13
7 1 (0.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.44%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.44%) RMADS
7 1 (0.44%) SEPA
System Software
1 11 (4.85%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.52%) ACF2
3 1 (0.44%) RACF
3 1 (0.44%) Snort
3 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (3.52%) zSecure
2 5 (2.20%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.32%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (0.88%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.88%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.44%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.44%) EnCase
5 1 (0.44%) Nessus
5 1 (0.44%) QRadar
Vendors
1 18 (7.93%) Cisco
2 17 (7.49%) Oracle
3 12 (5.29%) CheckPoint
3 12 (5.29%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.85%) F5
5 9 (3.96%) Splunk
6 8 (3.52%) CA
6 8 (3.52%) SAP
6 8 (3.52%) Sybase
7 7 (3.08%) Blue Coat
7 7 (3.08%) Juniper
8 6 (2.64%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.20%) Symantec
10 4 (1.76%) ArcSight
10 4 (1.76%) Forcepoint
10 4 (1.76%) Fortinet
11 3 (1.32%) Cyber-Ark
11 3 (1.32%) Intel Security
12 2 (0.88%) Qualys
12 2 (0.88%) VMware
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