The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 London 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 328 324 350
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 84 65 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.30% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.32% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 45 48
Average daily rate £500 £475 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £350 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £60.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22398 20052 25960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.58% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15523 13588 16690
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 410 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.31 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Security Consultant
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -4 16 £475 -3.55% 7
Canary Wharf - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 49 (32.67%) Information Security
2 28 (18.67%) Finance
3 27 (18.00%) Firewall
4 24 (16.00%) CISSP
4 24 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (15.33%) Windows
6 22 (14.67%) ITIL
7 21 (14.00%) Banking
7 21 (14.00%) SIEM
8 20 (13.33%) Cisco
9 17 (11.33%) Microsoft
9 17 (11.33%) TCP/IP
9 17 (11.33%) Network Security
10 16 (10.67%) Security Architecture
10 16 (10.67%) Risk Assessment
11 14 (9.33%) CISM
11 14 (9.33%) Management Information System
12 13 (8.67%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (8.00%) Security Cleared
13 12 (8.00%) Risk Management
13 12 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (8.00%) CISA
14 10 (6.67%) Telecoms
14 10 (6.67%) CA
14 10 (6.67%) Degree
15 9 (6.00%) Investment Banking
15 9 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (6.00%) Active Directory
16 8 (5.33%) UNIX
16 8 (5.33%) Security Management

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (2.00%) IIS
2 2 (1.33%) CMS
3 1 (0.67%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.67%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.67%) IaaS
2 2 (1.33%) SaaS
3 1 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (18.00%) Firewall
2 17 (11.33%) TCP/IP
2 17 (11.33%) Network Security
3 13 (8.67%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (4.67%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (3.33%) DWDM
6 4 (2.67%) VPN
6 4 (2.67%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (2.67%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (2.00%) MPLS
7 3 (2.00%) ATM
7 3 (2.00%) DNS
7 3 (2.00%) SDH
7 3 (2.00%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (1.33%) SSL
8 2 (1.33%) VoIP
8 2 (1.33%) LAN
8 2 (1.33%) Intranet
8 2 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) AppScan
General
1 28 (18.67%) Finance
2 21 (14.00%) Banking
3 10 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 9 (6.00%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.00%) Retail
6 5 (3.33%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.00%) Advertising
8 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.67%) Marketing
8 1 (0.67%) Local Government
8 1 (0.67%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.67%) Publishing
8 1 (0.67%) Law
8 1 (0.67%) Legal
8 1 (0.67%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.67%) .NET
2 3 (2.00%) Middleware
3 1 (0.67%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.67%) OAuth
3 1 (0.67%) HTML
3 1 (0.67%) JSP
3 1 (0.67%) SOAP
3 1 (0.67%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.33%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.00%) PKI
3 5 (3.33%) CESG
4 4 (2.67%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.00%) Economics
5 3 (2.00%) Open Source
6 2 (1.33%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.33%) E-Learning
6 2 (1.33%) FMCG
7 1 (0.67%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.67%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.67%) Psychology
7 1 (0.67%) PDA
7 1 (0.67%) SecurID
7 1 (0.67%) Social Media
7 1 (0.67%) RMADS
7 1 (0.67%) CMDB
7 1 (0.67%) GIS
7 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.33%) Windows
2 8 (5.33%) UNIX
3 7 (4.67%) Linux
4 2 (1.33%) Solaris
4 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (32.67%) Information Security
2 22 (14.67%) ITIL
3 21 (14.00%) SIEM
4 16 (10.67%) Security Architecture
4 16 (10.67%) Risk Assessment
5 12 (8.00%) Risk Management
5 12 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (5.33%) Security Management
6 8 (5.33%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (5.33%) Use Case
6 8 (5.33%) Network Architecture
7 7 (4.67%) Computer Security
8 6 (4.00%) Cyber Security
8 6 (4.00%) Project Management
8 6 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (4.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (3.33%) Load Balancing
9 5 (3.33%) SAP Security
9 5 (3.33%) Information Assurance
9 5 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.00%) Java
2 3 (2.00%) C#
2 3 (2.00%) C++
2 3 (2.00%) PHP
2 3 (2.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.67%) C
3 1 (0.67%) SQL
3 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.67%) Perl
3 1 (0.67%) sed
Qualifications
1 24 (16.00%) CISSP
2 14 (9.33%) CISM
3 12 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 12 (8.00%) CISA
4 10 (6.67%) Degree
5 9 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (4.67%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.33%) CCNP
8 4 (2.67%) CCIE
9 3 (2.00%) CEH
10 2 (1.33%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.33%) CCSE
11 1 (0.67%) GCIH
11 1 (0.67%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.67%) CRISC
11 1 (0.67%) CGEIT
11 1 (0.67%) GIAC
11 1 (0.67%) CCNA
11 1 (0.67%) CCDP
11 1 (0.67%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (2.67%) COBIT
4 3 (2.00%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.33%) BS7799
6 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.67%) Snort
2 1 (0.67%) UAG
2 1 (0.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (2.67%) OpenView
2 4 (2.67%) CiscoWorks
2 4 (2.67%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (2.67%) Cacti
2 4 (2.67%) Nessus
3 2 (1.33%) DatAdvantage
4 1 (0.67%) SCCM
4 1 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.67%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 20 (13.33%) Cisco
2 17 (11.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.67%) CA
4 7 (4.67%) Juniper
4 7 (4.67%) ArcSight
5 6 (4.00%) Novell
5 6 (4.00%) HP
5 6 (4.00%) SAP
6 5 (3.33%) McAfee
6 5 (3.33%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.67%) Nortel
7 4 (2.67%) Oracle
7 4 (2.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 4 (2.67%) Symantec
7 4 (2.67%) Blue Coat
8 3 (2.00%) F5
8 3 (2.00%) Websense
8 3 (2.00%) Nokia
9 2 (1.33%) Rapid7
9 2 (1.33%) AlgoSec
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