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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 306 306 333
Rank change year-on-year
0 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 105 99 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.50% 0.48% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.50% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 64 56
Average daily rate £500 £500 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £568 £688
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £495 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.05% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 - -
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
20026 19682 20464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.69% 94.48% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14194 13942 13897
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 337 393
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +20 7 £475 -5.00% 3
Bromley - 3 £425 -
Brentford +4 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 101 (46.76%) Information Security
2 81 (37.50%) CISSP
3 71 (32.87%) Finance
4 55 (25.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 44 (20.37%) Firewall
6 39 (18.06%) CISM
7 33 (15.28%) Risk Assessment
8 32 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
9 31 (14.35%) Windows
10 29 (13.43%) Linux
10 29 (13.43%) Network Security
10 29 (13.43%) PCI DSS
11 26 (12.04%) Management Information System
11 26 (12.04%) Penetration Testing
12 25 (11.57%) Risk Management
12 25 (11.57%) CISA
13 24 (11.11%) Security Architecture
13 24 (11.11%) Data Centre
14 23 (10.65%) Unix
15 22 (10.19%) ITIL
15 22 (10.19%) Cisco
16 21 (9.72%) Symantec
16 21 (9.72%) Security Cleared
17 19 (8.80%) SANS
17 19 (8.80%) Banking
18 17 (7.87%) Microsoft
18 17 (7.87%) Threat Modelling
18 17 (7.87%) SIEM
19 16 (7.41%) Oracle
20 15 (6.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (4.63%) IIS
1 10 (4.63%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.46%) Apache
4 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.85%) MS Office
3 2 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.39%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.93%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.46%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.78%) Office 365
3 5 (2.31%) PaaS
4 3 (1.39%) Symantec.cloud
5 2 (0.93%) IaaS
5 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.46%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (20.37%) Firewall
2 29 (13.43%) Network Security
3 9 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (3.70%) LAN
5 7 (3.24%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (3.24%) VPN
5 7 (3.24%) WAN
6 6 (2.78%) DNS
7 3 (1.39%) BGP
7 3 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (1.39%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.39%) HSRP
7 3 (1.39%) Internet
7 3 (1.39%) NX-OS
7 3 (1.39%) OSPF
7 3 (1.39%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (1.39%) VLAN
7 3 (1.39%) VRRP
8 2 (0.93%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.46%) Big Data
3 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.46%) DB2
3 1 (0.46%) SAP BI
3 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.46%) AppScan
1 1 (0.46%) Burp Suite
1 1 (0.46%) Metasploit
General
1 71 (32.87%) Finance
2 19 (8.80%) Banking
3 11 (5.09%) Legal
4 7 (3.24%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.24%) Retail
5 6 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.31%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.85%) Local Government
8 3 (1.39%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.39%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.93%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.93%) Law
9 2 (0.93%) Marketing
10 1 (0.46%) Advertising
10 1 (0.46%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.85%) Web Services
2 3 (1.39%) Ajax
2 3 (1.39%) Middleware
3 2 (0.93%) .NET
3 2 (0.93%) REST
3 2 (0.93%) SOAP
4 1 (0.46%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.46%) SAML
4 1 (0.46%) WCF
4 1 (0.46%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (0.46%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.04%) Management Information System
2 24 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 14 (6.48%) CESG
4 12 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.70%) Cryptography
6 7 (3.24%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.31%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (2.31%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.85%) FMCG
8 4 (1.85%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.39%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.39%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.39%) Cyber Attack
9 3 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.93%) Informatics
10 2 (0.93%) NHS
10 2 (0.93%) PKI
10 2 (0.93%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (14.35%) Windows
2 29 (13.43%) Linux
3 23 (10.65%) Unix
4 4 (1.85%) zOS
5 3 (1.39%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.93%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.93%) Solaris
6 2 (0.93%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (46.76%) Information Security
2 33 (15.28%) Risk Assessment
3 32 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
4 26 (12.04%) Penetration Testing
5 25 (11.57%) Risk Management
6 24 (11.11%) Security Architecture
7 22 (10.19%) ITIL
8 17 (7.87%) SIEM
8 17 (7.87%) Threat Modelling
9 15 (6.94%) Security Operations
9 15 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (6.48%) Identity Access Management
10 14 (6.48%) Risk Analysis
11 12 (5.56%) Data Protection
11 12 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
12 11 (5.09%) Security Testing
12 11 (5.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 10 (4.63%) Information Assurance
13 10 (4.63%) Migration
14 9 (4.17%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.48%) SQL
2 8 (3.70%) C
3 5 (2.31%) Java
4 3 (1.39%) C++
5 2 (0.93%) C#
5 2 (0.93%) Perl
5 2 (0.93%) PHP
5 2 (0.93%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.46%) Python
6 1 (0.46%) VB
6 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 81 (37.50%) CISSP
2 39 (18.06%) CISM
3 25 (11.57%) CISA
4 21 (9.72%) Security Cleared
5 19 (8.80%) SANS
6 14 (6.48%) CESG Certified Professional
6 14 (6.48%) SC Cleared
7 12 (5.56%) GIAC
8 11 (5.09%) CRISC
9 9 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (4.17%) IISP
10 7 (3.24%) CCSE
11 6 (2.78%) CCNP
11 6 (2.78%) CEH
12 5 (2.31%) CREST Certified
12 5 (2.31%) Degree
13 4 (1.85%) CLAS
13 4 (1.85%) DV Cleared
14 3 (1.39%) GPEN
15 2 (0.93%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (25.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (13.43%) PCI DSS
3 15 (6.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (4.63%) COBIT
5 5 (2.31%) COSO
5 5 (2.31%) QA
6 4 (1.85%) GPG13
7 2 (0.93%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.93%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.93%) RMADS
7 2 (0.93%) SEPA
7 2 (0.93%) SLA
8 1 (0.46%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.46%) ISO27002
System Software
1 12 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.85%) Snort
3 3 (1.39%) ACF2
4 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.46%) RACF
4 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.46%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (1.85%) Proventia
2 3 (1.39%) MIMEsweeper
2 3 (1.39%) zSecure
3 2 (0.93%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.93%) QRadar
4 1 (0.46%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.46%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.46%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.46%) Nessus
4 1 (0.46%) Nexpose
4 1 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.46%) RSA enVision
4 1 (0.46%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 22 (10.19%) Cisco
2 21 (9.72%) Symantec
3 17 (7.87%) Microsoft
4 16 (7.41%) Oracle
5 13 (6.02%) Juniper
6 11 (5.09%) CheckPoint
6 11 (5.09%) McAfee
6 11 (5.09%) Palo Alto
7 10 (4.63%) SAP
8 9 (4.17%) Sourcefire
9 8 (3.70%) Blue Coat
10 7 (3.24%) ArcSight
11 6 (2.78%) F5
11 6 (2.78%) FireEye
12 5 (2.31%) Splunk
12 5 (2.31%) Sybase
12 5 (2.31%) Varonis
13 4 (1.85%) Citrix
13 4 (1.85%) Cyber-Ark
14 3 (1.39%) CA
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