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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Consultant
England / London
Rank 314 293 313
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 90 106 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.52% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.54% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 60 62
Median daily rate £500 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £399 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £498
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £46.00 -
% change year-on-year
+41.30% -

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
18379 19532 20026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.86% 95.16% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 13143 13698 14273
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 305 351
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.47% +2.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £10.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.26 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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
Croydon - 4 - -
City of London -12 1 £525 +16.66% 4
Chiswick - 1 £477 -
West Drayton - 1 £470 -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 73 (35.10%) Information Security
2 69 (33.17%) Finance
3 48 (23.08%) CISSP
3 48 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
4 36 (17.31%) Firewall
5 33 (15.87%) CISM
6 26 (12.50%) Network Security
7 24 (11.54%) PCI DSS
8 23 (11.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 23 (11.06%) Risk Management
9 22 (10.58%) CISA
10 20 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (9.62%) Security Cleared
11 19 (9.13%) Security Operations
12 17 (8.17%) Data Centre
12 17 (8.17%) Security Architecture
12 17 (8.17%) Windows
12 17 (8.17%) Validation
13 16 (7.69%) Law
14 15 (7.21%) Cisco
14 15 (7.21%) Penetration Testing
14 15 (7.21%) PCI QSA
14 15 (7.21%) QA
15 14 (6.73%) LDAP
15 14 (6.73%) SAP
15 14 (6.73%) Cyber-Ark
16 13 (6.25%) SIEM
17 12 (5.77%) SC Cleared
17 12 (5.77%) Oracle
17 12 (5.77%) Unix

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 8 (3.85%) nginx
2 2 (0.96%) IIS
3 1 (0.48%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (2.40%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.44%) MS Office
4 2 (0.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (3.37%) SAP GRC
2 3 (1.44%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.96%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.48%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.44%) IaaS
2 3 (1.44%) PaaS
2 3 (1.44%) SaaS
3 2 (0.96%) Office 365
4 1 (0.48%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 36 (17.31%) Firewall
2 26 (12.50%) Network Security
3 14 (6.73%) LDAP
4 4 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.44%) DNS
6 2 (0.96%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (0.96%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (0.96%) Internet
6 2 (0.96%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.96%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.96%) SSL
6 2 (0.96%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.96%) Wireless
7 1 (0.48%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.48%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.48%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.48%) VPN
7 1 (0.48%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.44%) Big Data
1 3 (1.44%) GIS
2 2 (0.96%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.48%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.48%) HBase
3 1 (0.48%) Impala
3 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.48%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.48%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 9 (4.33%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.85%) Maven
3 2 (0.96%) AppScan
4 1 (0.48%) CircleCI
4 1 (0.48%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.48%) Travis CI
General
1 69 (33.17%) Finance
2 16 (7.69%) Law
3 11 (5.29%) Banking
4 6 (2.88%) Legal
5 3 (1.44%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.96%) Dutch Language
6 2 (0.96%) Electronics
6 2 (0.96%) Marketing
6 2 (0.96%) Retail
7 1 (0.48%) Advertising
7 1 (0.48%) French Language
7 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.96%) .NET
1 2 (0.96%) DOM
1 2 (0.96%) Regular Expression
1 2 (0.96%) SAML
1 2 (0.96%) SOAP
2 1 (0.48%) J2EE
2 1 (0.48%) NancyFx
2 1 (0.48%) OpenID
2 1 (0.48%) REST
2 1 (0.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.17%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.37%) CESG
3 6 (2.88%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.88%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.92%) Cyber Defence
5 4 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (1.44%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.44%) Cryptography
6 3 (1.44%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (1.44%) FMCG
6 3 (1.44%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.44%) PKI
7 2 (0.96%) Economics
7 2 (0.96%) SCADA
8 1 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.48%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.48%) Fintech
8 1 (0.48%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.48%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.17%) Windows
2 12 (5.77%) Unix
3 11 (5.29%) Linux
4 1 (0.48%) Android
4 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.48%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (35.10%) Information Security
2 48 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
3 23 (11.06%) Risk Management
4 20 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (9.13%) Security Operations
6 17 (8.17%) Security Architecture
6 17 (8.17%) Validation
7 15 (7.21%) Penetration Testing
8 13 (6.25%) SIEM
9 12 (5.77%) Security Management
10 11 (5.29%) SAP Security
11 10 (4.81%) Identity Access Management
11 10 (4.81%) Project Management
11 10 (4.81%) Security Testing
12 9 (4.33%) Vulnerability Management
13 8 (3.85%) DevOps
13 8 (3.85%) Information Security Management
13 8 (3.85%) Risk Assessment
13 8 (3.85%) Time Management
13 8 (3.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.29%) C
2 10 (4.81%) Java
3 9 (4.33%) Python
4 8 (3.85%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.44%) SQL
6 2 (0.96%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.48%) C#
7 1 (0.48%) C++
7 1 (0.48%) Perl
7 1 (0.48%) PHP
7 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.48%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 48 (23.08%) CISSP
2 33 (15.87%) CISM
3 22 (10.58%) CISA
4 20 (9.62%) Security Cleared
5 15 (7.21%) PCI QSA
6 12 (5.77%) SC Cleared
7 7 (3.37%) DV Cleared
8 6 (2.88%) APMP
8 6 (2.88%) Degree
8 6 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (2.40%) CEH
9 5 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.44%) CCNP
10 3 (1.44%) SANS
11 2 (0.96%) CEPT
11 2 (0.96%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (0.96%) CLAS
11 2 (0.96%) CPTE
11 2 (0.96%) CREST Certified
11 2 (0.96%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.54%) PCI DSS
2 23 (11.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (7.21%) QA
4 5 (2.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.92%) GDPR
6 3 (1.44%) ISO27002
7 2 (0.96%) SLA
7 2 (0.96%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 8 (3.85%) Docker
2 5 (2.40%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.96%) Snort
4 1 (0.48%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (3.85%) Ansible
1 8 (3.85%) Puppet
2 5 (2.40%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.40%) Rancher
3 4 (1.92%) Oracle Identity Management
4 3 (1.44%) Terraform
5 2 (0.96%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 2 (0.96%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.96%) Nexpose
5 2 (0.96%) QRadar
5 2 (0.96%) RSA Archer
5 2 (0.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.48%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.48%) Nessus
6 1 (0.48%) Nmap
Vendors
1 15 (7.21%) Cisco
2 14 (6.73%) Cyber-Ark
2 14 (6.73%) SAP
3 12 (5.77%) CheckPoint
3 12 (5.77%) F5
3 12 (5.77%) Oracle
4 10 (4.81%) Microsoft
5 9 (4.33%) Fortinet
5 9 (4.33%) Juniper
6 7 (3.37%) Blue Coat
6 7 (3.37%) Splunk
7 6 (2.88%) Mercator
8 5 (2.40%) ArcSight
8 5 (2.40%) Infoblox
8 5 (2.40%) Palo Alto
8 5 (2.40%) Thales
9 4 (1.92%) IBM
9 4 (1.92%) Qualys
10 3 (1.44%) CA
10 3 (1.44%) Intel Security