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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 302 337 326
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 114 85 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.47% 0.34% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.37% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 65 41
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£500 £480 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £443 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.34% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
22207 23085 20644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.30% 93.17% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15998 15957 13766
Average daily rate £425 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 375 536
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 26 £500 +11.11% 6
Hounslow +5 2 £475 +18.75%
Bromley - 1 £550 -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 113 (52.80%) Information Security
2 85 (39.72%) Finance
3 81 (37.85%) CISSP
4 54 (25.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 47 (21.96%) CISM
6 37 (17.29%) Risk Management
7 36 (16.82%) Firewall
8 33 (15.42%) Cisco
9 32 (14.95%) Security Cleared
10 29 (13.55%) SC Cleared
11 28 (13.08%) Network Security
12 27 (12.62%) Risk Assessment
13 26 (12.15%) Banking
14 24 (11.21%) SIEM
15 22 (10.28%) Cisco Certification
15 22 (10.28%) ITIL
15 22 (10.28%) Windows
16 20 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
16 20 (9.35%) Degree
17 18 (8.41%) PCI DSS
18 17 (7.94%) Juniper
19 15 (7.01%) CISA
19 15 (7.01%) Management Information System
19 15 (7.01%) Cisco ASA
19 15 (7.01%) Information Assurance
20 14 (6.54%) CheckPoint
20 14 (6.54%) Microsoft
20 14 (6.54%) UNIX
21 13 (6.07%) CCNA
21 13 (6.07%) GAP Analysis

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 6 (2.80%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.87%) IIS
2 4 (1.87%) Apache
3 1 (0.47%) SAP EP
3 1 (0.47%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.27%) MS Office
3 6 (2.80%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.87%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.27%) SAP GRC
2 3 (1.40%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.93%) RMDS
4 1 (0.47%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.40%) PaaS
1 3 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.93%) IaaS
2 2 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (16.82%) Firewall
2 28 (13.08%) Network Security
3 15 (7.01%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (3.27%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.80%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (2.80%) VPN
5 6 (2.80%) WAN
5 6 (2.80%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (2.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (2.34%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (1.87%) LAN
7 4 (1.87%) DNS
7 4 (1.87%) Internet
8 3 (1.40%) LDAP
8 3 (1.40%) Junos
9 2 (0.93%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.93%) Multicast
9 2 (0.93%) FTP
9 2 (0.93%) SSL
9 2 (0.93%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
1 2 (0.93%) SQL Server
1 2 (0.93%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.47%) MySQL
2 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
General
1 85 (39.72%) Finance
2 26 (12.15%) Banking
3 12 (5.61%) Investment Banking
4 9 (4.21%) Retail
4 9 (4.21%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.74%) Advertising
5 8 (3.74%) Financial Institution
6 7 (3.27%) Publishing
7 5 (2.34%) Legal
7 5 (2.34%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.87%) Games
9 3 (1.40%) Marketing
9 3 (1.40%) German Language
10 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.47%) Military
10 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.47%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.27%) Web Services
2 5 (2.34%) .NET
3 4 (1.87%) Middleware
3 4 (1.87%) SAML
3 4 (1.87%) OAuth
4 3 (1.40%) OpenID
5 2 (0.93%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
5 2 (0.93%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.47%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.47%) LAMP
6 1 (0.47%) WSDL
6 1 (0.47%) CSS
6 1 (0.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.01%) Management Information System
2 10 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.21%) CESG
4 6 (2.80%) CESG CLAS
4 6 (2.80%) PKI
5 5 (2.34%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.34%) RMADS
5 5 (2.34%) FMCG
6 4 (1.87%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.87%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.40%) Human Factors
7 3 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.40%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.40%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.47%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.47%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.47%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.47%) Open Source
8 1 (0.47%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.28%) Windows
2 14 (6.54%) UNIX
3 10 (4.67%) Linux
4 4 (1.87%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.87%) Solaris
5 2 (0.93%) zOS
5 2 (0.93%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.47%) Android
6 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.47%) AIX
6 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (52.80%) Information Security
2 37 (17.29%) Risk Management
3 27 (12.62%) Risk Assessment
4 24 (11.21%) SIEM
5 22 (10.28%) ITIL
6 20 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (7.01%) Information Assurance
8 13 (6.07%) GAP Analysis
8 13 (6.07%) Penetration Testing
9 12 (5.61%) Security Management
9 12 (5.61%) Security Architecture
10 11 (5.14%) Cyber Security
10 11 (5.14%) Project Management
11 10 (4.67%) Data Security
11 10 (4.67%) Risk Analysis
11 10 (4.67%) SAP Security
12 9 (4.21%) PRINCE2
13 8 (3.74%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (3.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 7 (3.27%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.34%) C++
1 5 (2.34%) Java
2 2 (0.93%) Python
2 2 (0.93%) C
3 1 (0.47%) SQL
3 1 (0.47%) ABAP
3 1 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 81 (37.85%) CISSP
2 47 (21.96%) CISM
3 32 (14.95%) Security Cleared
4 29 (13.55%) SC Cleared
5 22 (10.28%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (9.35%) Degree
7 15 (7.01%) CISA
8 13 (6.07%) CCNA
9 10 (4.67%) CCNP
10 6 (2.80%) CCSA
10 6 (2.80%) GIAC
11 4 (1.87%) CEH
11 4 (1.87%) JNCIA
12 3 (1.40%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.40%) GSEC
12 3 (1.40%) CCIE
12 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (1.40%) CSSLP
12 3 (1.40%) CRISC
12 3 (1.40%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (25.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (8.41%) PCI DSS
3 11 (5.14%) COBIT
4 8 (3.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.40%) JSP 440
5 3 (1.40%) SLA
6 2 (0.93%) GPG13
7 1 (0.47%) QA
7 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 7 (3.27%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.40%) Snort
3 3 (1.40%) RACF
4 2 (0.93%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 2 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.93%) Squid
5 1 (0.47%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (1.40%) Tivoli
1 3 (1.40%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 3 (1.40%) Puppet
1 3 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.93%) OpenIDM
2 2 (0.93%) OpenAM
2 2 (0.93%) OpenSSO
2 2 (0.93%) ZENworks
2 2 (0.93%) SCCM
3 1 (0.47%) Cacti
3 1 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.47%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.47%) OpenView
3 1 (0.47%) DatAdvantage
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 33 (15.42%) Cisco
2 17 (7.94%) Juniper
3 14 (6.54%) CheckPoint
3 14 (6.54%) Microsoft
4 12 (5.61%) F5
5 11 (5.14%) SAP
6 10 (4.67%) Blue Coat
7 7 (3.27%) Oracle
8 6 (2.80%) VMware
9 5 (2.34%) Sourcefire
10 4 (1.87%) Lotus
10 4 (1.87%) TippingPoint
11 3 (1.40%) Symantec
11 3 (1.40%) Websense
11 3 (1.40%) IBM
11 3 (1.40%) Nokia
11 3 (1.40%) BMC
12 2 (0.93%) ForgeRock
12 2 (0.93%) ArcSight
12 2 (0.93%) LogLogic
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