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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 313 362 355
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 101 69 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.28% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.30% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 53 31
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£500 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £600 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £443 £432 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £34.30
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
22500 23238 24253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.48% 92.90% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15318 15932 15951
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 451 618
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% -4.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.80 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
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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 +34 33 £500 -2.43% 4
Canary Wharf - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 77 (45.29%) Information Security
2 68 (40.00%) Finance
3 55 (32.35%) CISSP
4 42 (24.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 40 (23.53%) Firewall
6 38 (22.35%) Cisco
7 29 (17.06%) CISM
8 28 (16.47%) Network Security
9 26 (15.29%) Windows
10 23 (13.53%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (13.53%) SIEM
11 21 (12.35%) CheckPoint
11 21 (12.35%) Banking
12 20 (11.76%) Risk Management
13 19 (11.18%) Juniper
13 19 (11.18%) Security Cleared
14 18 (10.59%) Microsoft
15 17 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
16 16 (9.41%) SC Cleared
17 13 (7.65%) Stakeholder Management
17 13 (7.65%) VMware
17 13 (7.65%) Information Assurance
17 13 (7.65%) Degree
18 12 (7.06%) PCI DSS
18 12 (7.06%) Cisco ASA
18 12 (7.06%) CISA
18 12 (7.06%) Management Information System
18 12 (7.06%) Active Directory
19 11 (6.47%) CCNP
19 11 (6.47%) UNIX

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (5.29%) IIS
2 3 (1.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.59%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.59%) SAP EP
3 1 (0.59%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.94%) MS Office
3 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.76%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.59%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (23.53%) Firewall
2 28 (16.47%) Network Security
3 12 (7.06%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (4.71%) VPN
5 7 (4.12%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.94%) SAN
6 5 (2.94%) NAS
6 5 (2.94%) VLAN
6 5 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (2.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (2.35%) SSL
7 4 (2.35%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (1.76%) Internet
8 3 (1.76%) Wireless
8 3 (1.76%) IPsec
8 3 (1.76%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (1.76%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (1.76%) DNS
8 3 (1.76%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.59%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.59%) AppScan
General
1 68 (40.00%) Finance
2 21 (12.35%) Banking
3 11 (6.47%) Advertising
4 7 (4.12%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.53%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.94%) Publishing
6 5 (2.94%) Retail
7 4 (2.35%) Legal
7 4 (2.35%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.76%) Games
8 3 (1.76%) Dutch Language
9 2 (1.18%) Local Government
9 2 (1.18%) Marketing
10 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.59%) International Banking
10 1 (0.59%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.35%) Web Services
2 2 (1.18%) SAML
2 2 (1.18%) Middleware
2 2 (1.18%) OAuth
2 2 (1.18%) OpenID
2 2 (1.18%) .NET
3 1 (0.59%) LAMP
3 1 (0.59%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.06%) Management Information System
2 9 (5.29%) CESG
3 7 (4.12%) CESG CLAS
4 5 (2.94%) PKI
5 4 (2.35%) Psychology
5 4 (2.35%) Economics
6 3 (1.76%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.76%) Human Factors
6 3 (1.76%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.76%) RMADS
7 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.18%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.59%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.59%) GIS
8 1 (0.59%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.59%) FMCG
8 1 (0.59%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.59%) Open Source
8 1 (0.59%) New Media
8 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.29%) Windows
2 11 (6.47%) UNIX
3 8 (4.71%) Linux
4 6 (3.53%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.18%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.18%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.18%) zOS
7 1 (0.59%) Solaris
7 1 (0.59%) Android
7 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (45.29%) Information Security
2 23 (13.53%) SIEM
3 20 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 17 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
5 13 (7.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (7.65%) Information Assurance
6 11 (6.47%) Project Management
7 10 (5.88%) ITIL
7 10 (5.88%) Security Architecture
8 8 (4.71%) SAP Security
8 8 (4.71%) Migration
8 8 (4.71%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (4.12%) GAP Analysis
9 7 (4.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (3.53%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (3.53%) Cyber Security
10 6 (3.53%) Security Management
11 5 (2.94%) Configuration Management
11 5 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (2.94%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.94%) SQL
2 3 (1.76%) C
3 1 (0.59%) C++
3 1 (0.59%) Java
3 1 (0.59%) Perl
3 1 (0.59%) ABAP
3 1 (0.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 55 (32.35%) CISSP
2 29 (17.06%) CISM
3 23 (13.53%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (11.18%) Security Cleared
5 16 (9.41%) SC Cleared
6 13 (7.65%) Degree
7 12 (7.06%) CISA
8 11 (6.47%) CCNP
9 10 (5.88%) CCNA
10 6 (3.53%) GIAC
10 6 (3.53%) CCSA
11 5 (2.94%) CCSE
12 4 (2.35%) JNCIA
13 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (1.18%) SAP Certification
14 2 (1.18%) CCIE
14 2 (1.18%) JNCIS
14 2 (1.18%) CEH
14 2 (1.18%) ISSAP
14 2 (1.18%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (24.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (7.06%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.76%) COBIT
4 3 (1.76%) SLA
5 2 (1.18%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.59%) GPG13
System Software
1 12 (7.06%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.76%) RACF
4 2 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.18%) ProxySG
4 2 (1.18%) Snort
5 1 (0.59%) Squid
5 1 (0.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.76%) SCCM
1 3 (1.76%) Puppet
1 3 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.18%) Cacti
2 2 (1.18%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (1.18%) OpenView
2 2 (1.18%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (1.18%) ZENworks
3 1 (0.59%) Nessus
3 1 (0.59%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.59%) DatAdvantage
3 1 (0.59%) Cryoserver
Vendors
1 38 (22.35%) Cisco
2 21 (12.35%) CheckPoint
3 19 (11.18%) Juniper
4 18 (10.59%) Microsoft
5 13 (7.65%) VMware
6 11 (6.47%) Blue Coat
7 9 (5.29%) HP
7 9 (5.29%) SAP
8 8 (4.71%) Symantec
9 7 (4.12%) McAfee
9 7 (4.12%) F5
10 5 (2.94%) Websense
11 4 (2.35%) Dell
11 4 (2.35%) NETGEAR
11 4 (2.35%) Fortinet
11 4 (2.35%) SonicWALL
12 3 (1.76%) Sourcefire
12 3 (1.76%) Citrix
12 3 (1.76%) ArcSight
12 3 (1.76%) BMC
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