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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 334 340 345
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 74 75 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.31% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.33% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 60 36
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£500 £525 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £415 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £34.30
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21746 22451 24427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.67% 92.46% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14852 15280 15911
Average daily rate £425 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 468 651
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 1 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 1 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 +33 24 £500 - 10
Canary Wharf - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Teddington - - - -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 63 (39.87%) Information Security
2 60 (37.97%) Finance
3 42 (26.58%) Firewall
4 40 (25.32%) CISSP
5 35 (22.15%) Cisco
6 28 (17.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 26 (16.46%) Windows
7 26 (16.46%) Network Security
7 26 (16.46%) SIEM
8 23 (14.56%) Banking
9 20 (12.66%) CISM
9 20 (12.66%) Risk Management
10 18 (11.39%) Microsoft
11 17 (10.76%) CheckPoint
11 17 (10.76%) Risk Assessment
11 17 (10.76%) Security Cleared
12 16 (10.13%) Cisco Certification
13 15 (9.49%) Juniper
14 14 (8.86%) Management Information System
14 14 (8.86%) SC Cleared
15 13 (8.23%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (8.23%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (8.23%) ITIL
16 12 (7.59%) Investment Banking
16 12 (7.59%) Degree
17 11 (6.96%) TCP/IP
17 11 (6.96%) CCNP
17 11 (6.96%) Active Directory
17 11 (6.96%) Project Management
17 11 (6.96%) CISA

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 7 (4.43%) IIS
2 3 (1.90%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.27%) CMS
3 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.63%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.63%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.63%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (5.70%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.53%) MS Office
3 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.53%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.53%) IaaS
2 1 (0.63%) SaaS
2 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (26.58%) Firewall
2 26 (16.46%) Network Security
3 13 (8.23%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (6.96%) TCP/IP
5 8 (5.06%) VPN
6 6 (3.80%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (3.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (3.16%) VLAN
7 5 (3.16%) NAS
7 5 (3.16%) SAN
8 4 (2.53%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (2.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (2.53%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (1.90%) DNS
9 3 (1.90%) LAN
9 3 (1.90%) SSL
9 3 (1.90%) Wireless
9 3 (1.90%) BGP
10 2 (1.27%) Intranet
10 2 (1.27%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) AppScan
General
1 60 (37.97%) Finance
2 23 (14.56%) Banking
3 12 (7.59%) Investment Banking
4 9 (5.70%) Advertising
5 7 (4.43%) Financial Institution
6 5 (3.16%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.90%) Dutch Language
8 2 (1.27%) Legal
8 2 (1.27%) Retail
8 2 (1.27%) Local Government
9 1 (0.63%) International Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Marketing
9 1 (0.63%) German Language
9 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.63%) Publishing
9 1 (0.63%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.90%) Middleware
2 2 (1.27%) SAML
2 2 (1.27%) OAuth
2 2 (1.27%) OpenID
3 1 (0.63%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.63%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.63%) JSP
3 1 (0.63%) SOAP
3 1 (0.63%) HTML
3 1 (0.63%) .NET
3 1 (0.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.86%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.43%) PKI
3 6 (3.80%) Economics
4 5 (3.16%) CESG
5 4 (2.53%) Psychology
6 3 (1.90%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (1.90%) Human Factors
6 3 (1.90%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.27%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.27%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.27%) E-Learning
7 2 (1.27%) Open Source
8 1 (0.63%) New Media
8 1 (0.63%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.63%) RMADS
8 1 (0.63%) FMCG
8 1 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.63%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 26 (16.46%) Windows
2 7 (4.43%) UNIX
3 6 (3.80%) Linux
3 6 (3.80%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.27%) Solaris
5 2 (1.27%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.63%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (39.87%) Information Security
2 26 (16.46%) SIEM
3 20 (12.66%) Risk Management
4 17 (10.76%) Risk Assessment
5 13 (8.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (8.23%) ITIL
6 11 (6.96%) Project Management
7 10 (6.33%) Information Assurance
7 10 (6.33%) Security Architecture
8 8 (5.06%) Security Management
8 8 (5.06%) Database Security
9 7 (4.43%) SAP Security
9 7 (4.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (3.80%) Migration
10 6 (3.80%) Vulnerability Management
11 5 (3.16%) Cyber Security
11 5 (3.16%) Load Balancing
11 5 (3.16%) Computer Security
11 5 (3.16%) Change Management
11 5 (3.16%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.16%) SQL
2 3 (1.90%) Java
3 2 (1.27%) C
4 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.63%) Perl
4 1 (0.63%) ABAP
4 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (25.32%) CISSP
2 20 (12.66%) CISM
3 17 (10.76%) Security Cleared
4 16 (10.13%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (8.86%) SC Cleared
6 12 (7.59%) Degree
7 11 (6.96%) CCNP
7 11 (6.96%) CISA
8 5 (3.16%) CCSE
9 4 (2.53%) GIAC
10 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.27%) CCIE
10 2 (1.27%) CCNA
10 2 (1.27%) JNCIS
10 2 (1.27%) MCTS
10 2 (1.27%) ISSAP
11 1 (0.63%) GCIH
11 1 (0.63%) CGEIT
11 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.63%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (17.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (4.43%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.53%) COBIT
5 3 (1.90%) SLA
6 2 (1.27%) BS7799
7 1 (0.63%) GPG13
7 1 (0.63%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (6.96%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.90%) Snort
4 2 (1.27%) RACF
4 2 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.63%) Squid
5 1 (0.63%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.90%) Nessus
1 3 (1.90%) SolarWinds Orion
1 3 (1.90%) Cacti
1 3 (1.90%) SCCM
1 3 (1.90%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (1.90%) OpenView
2 2 (1.27%) ZENworks
3 1 (0.63%) DatAdvantage
3 1 (0.63%) Cryoserver
3 1 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 35 (22.15%) Cisco
2 18 (11.39%) Microsoft
3 17 (10.76%) CheckPoint
4 15 (9.49%) Juniper
5 10 (6.33%) VMware
5 10 (6.33%) HP
5 10 (6.33%) Blue Coat
6 9 (5.70%) SAP
7 8 (5.06%) Symantec
7 8 (5.06%) McAfee
8 7 (4.43%) ArcSight
9 6 (3.80%) F5
10 5 (3.16%) Oracle
10 5 (3.16%) Novell
11 4 (2.53%) Websense
11 4 (2.53%) CA
11 4 (2.53%) Dell
11 4 (2.53%) SonicWALL
11 4 (2.53%) NETGEAR
11 4 (2.53%) Sourcefire
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