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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 311 320 329
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 139 117 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.60% 0.49% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.52% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 75 73
Median daily rate £538 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £375 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £558 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £465 £430
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +8.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 - -
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
21853 22482 23040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.93% 94.67% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15576 15736 15657
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 330 442
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +29 13 £544 +14.47% 6
Docklands, London - 3 £575 -
Canary Wharf +4 2 £428 +17.93%
Bromley +1 2 £538 +26.47%
Ilford -2 2 - -
Brentford - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £575 -
Teddington - 1 £550 -
Westminster - 1 £625 -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 100 (36.76%) Information Security
2 91 (33.46%) Finance
3 63 (23.16%) CISSP
4 59 (21.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 58 (21.32%) Cybersecurity
6 49 (18.01%) Firewall
7 42 (15.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 39 (14.34%) PCI DSS
9 38 (13.97%) Risk Management
10 37 (13.60%) CISM
11 33 (12.13%) Security Cleared
12 30 (11.03%) Security Architecture
13 29 (10.66%) SC Cleared
14 28 (10.29%) Project Management
15 27 (9.93%) CISA
15 27 (9.93%) Security Operations
16 26 (9.56%) SIEM
16 26 (9.56%) Banking
17 25 (9.19%) Penetration Testing
17 25 (9.19%) Network Security
18 22 (8.09%) Unix
18 22 (8.09%) Risk Assessment
19 21 (7.72%) Linux
20 20 (7.35%) Windows
20 20 (7.35%) Cisco
20 20 (7.35%) Migration
21 18 (6.62%) Identity Access Management
22 17 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
22 17 (6.25%) Java
23 16 (5.88%) Oracle

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 (2.21%) IIS
2 5 (1.84%) Apache
3 1 (0.37%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.37%) nginx
3 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (1.84%) MS Office
2 4 (1.47%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.37%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.37%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.47%) IaaS
4 2 (0.74%) Office 365
4 2 (0.74%) PaaS
4 2 (0.74%) SaaS
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.37%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 49 (18.01%) Firewall
2 25 (9.19%) Network Security
3 12 (4.41%) VPN
4 10 (3.68%) DNS
4 10 (3.68%) TCP/IP
5 8 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (2.94%) HTTP
5 8 (2.94%) Kerberos
5 8 (2.94%) SSL
6 7 (2.57%) LAN
6 7 (2.57%) LDAP
7 5 (1.84%) Internet
7 5 (1.84%) MPLS
7 5 (1.84%) WAN
7 5 (1.84%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.47%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (1.47%) SSH
8 4 (1.47%) Wireless
9 3 (1.10%) Cisco ISE
9 3 (1.10%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.31%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.94%) DB2
3 3 (1.10%) Big Data
3 3 (1.10%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.74%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.74%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.37%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.37%) GIS
5 1 (0.37%) HBase
5 1 (0.37%) Impala
5 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.37%) MySQL
5 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.37%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.37%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.37%) CircleCI
1 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.37%) Travis CI
General
1 91 (33.46%) Finance
2 26 (9.56%) Banking
3 6 (2.21%) Marketing
4 5 (1.84%) Law
5 4 (1.47%) Retail
6 3 (1.10%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.74%) Advertising
7 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.37%) Legal
8 1 (0.37%) Local Government
8 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.31%) Middleware
2 8 (2.94%) .NET
3 5 (1.84%) SAML
3 5 (1.84%) Web Services
4 4 (1.47%) REST
4 4 (1.47%) SOAP
4 4 (1.47%) WCF
5 3 (1.10%) WAP
6 2 (0.74%) Apache Flex
6 2 (0.74%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.37%) J2EE
7 1 (0.37%) NancyFx
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.51%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.15%) CESG
3 12 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.68%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.68%) PKI
5 9 (3.31%) Cryptography
6 8 (2.94%) Security Operations Centre
7 6 (2.21%) FMCG
7 6 (2.21%) Health Informatics
7 6 (2.21%) Informatics
7 6 (2.21%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.84%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.47%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.47%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.10%) Smart Energy
11 2 (0.74%) CESG CLAS
11 2 (0.74%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.74%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (0.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.37%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.09%) Unix
2 21 (7.72%) Linux
3 20 (7.35%) Windows
4 6 (2.21%) zOS
5 4 (1.47%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.37%) Solaris
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (36.76%) Information Security
2 58 (21.32%) Cybersecurity
3 42 (15.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (13.97%) Risk Management
5 30 (11.03%) Security Architecture
6 28 (10.29%) Project Management
7 27 (9.93%) Security Operations
8 26 (9.56%) SIEM
9 25 (9.19%) Penetration Testing
10 22 (8.09%) Risk Assessment
11 20 (7.35%) Migration
12 18 (6.62%) Identity Access Management
13 17 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (5.15%) Business Continuity
14 14 (5.15%) Service Delivery
15 13 (4.78%) Security Testing
15 13 (4.78%) Vulnerability Management
16 12 (4.41%) BCP
16 12 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
16 12 (4.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (6.25%) Java
2 12 (4.41%) C
2 12 (4.41%) Perl
2 12 (4.41%) Python
3 10 (3.68%) PowerShell
4 7 (2.57%) SQL
5 6 (2.21%) C++
6 5 (1.84%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.47%) Korn
7 4 (1.47%) PHP
8 3 (1.10%) Ruby
8 3 (1.10%) VB
9 1 (0.37%) C#
9 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (23.16%) CISSP
2 37 (13.60%) CISM
3 33 (12.13%) Security Cleared
4 29 (10.66%) SC Cleared
5 27 (9.93%) CISA
6 15 (5.51%) CLAS
7 13 (4.78%) Degree
8 9 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (2.57%) CCIE
9 7 (2.57%) CCNP
10 6 (2.21%) APMP
10 6 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (1.84%) CCNA
11 5 (1.84%) CEH
11 5 (1.84%) CREST Certified
12 4 (1.47%) CEPT
12 4 (1.47%) DV Cleared
13 3 (1.10%) CPTE
13 3 (1.10%) GPEN
13 3 (1.10%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (21.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (14.34%) PCI DSS
3 15 (5.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (3.68%) COBIT
4 10 (3.68%) Government Security Classifications
5 5 (1.84%) ISO27002
6 3 (1.10%) QA
7 2 (0.74%) SLA
8 1 (0.37%) GPG13
8 1 (0.37%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (5.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.21%) ACF2
3 1 (0.37%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.37%) Snort
3 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.21%) zSecure
2 5 (1.84%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.74%) RSA Archer
4 2 (0.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.37%) Nessus
5 1 (0.37%) QRadar
Vendors
1 20 (7.35%) Cisco
2 16 (5.88%) Oracle
3 13 (4.78%) CheckPoint
3 13 (4.78%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.04%) F5
5 10 (3.68%) SAP
6 9 (3.31%) CA
6 9 (3.31%) Splunk
7 6 (2.21%) Juniper
7 6 (2.21%) Sybase
8 5 (1.84%) Cyber-Ark
9 4 (1.47%) ArcSight
9 4 (1.47%) Intel Security
9 4 (1.47%) Qualys
9 4 (1.47%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.10%) Blue Coat
10 3 (1.10%) Fortinet
10 3 (1.10%) LogRhythm
10 3 (1.10%) Palo Alto
10 3 (1.10%) Symantec
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