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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 310 300 327
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 134 135 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.59% 0.58% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.61% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 86 76
Median daily rate £525 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £558 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 - -
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
21646 22266 22990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.78% 94.99% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15388 15710 15942
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 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 349 435
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +15 13 £538 +13.15% 8
Canary Wharf +1 3 £325 -10.34%
Docklands, London - 3 £575 -
Bromley +2 2 £538 +26.47%
Feltham +1 2 £505 -0.98%
Ilford -3 2 - -
Uxbridge +1 1 £475 -
Westminster - 1 £625 -
Wimbledon - 1 £525 -
Brentford - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £575 -
Teddington - 1 £550 -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 94 (38.37%) Information Security
2 86 (35.10%) Finance
3 60 (24.49%) Cybersecurity
4 57 (23.27%) CISSP
5 43 (17.55%) Firewall
6 40 (16.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 37 (15.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 32 (13.06%) PCI DSS
8 32 (13.06%) CISM
8 32 (13.06%) Risk Management
9 28 (11.43%) Security Cleared
9 28 (11.43%) Security Architecture
10 25 (10.20%) Security Operations
10 25 (10.20%) Network Security
11 24 (9.80%) Banking
12 23 (9.39%) SC Cleared
12 23 (9.39%) CISA
13 22 (8.98%) Risk Assessment
14 21 (8.57%) SIEM
15 20 (8.16%) Identity Access Management
15 20 (8.16%) Penetration Testing
16 19 (7.76%) Project Management
16 19 (7.76%) Data Centre
17 18 (7.35%) Cisco
18 17 (6.94%) Windows
18 17 (6.94%) Migration
19 16 (6.53%) Linux
19 16 (6.53%) CESG
19 16 (6.53%) Degree
20 13 (5.31%) Security Testing

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 5 (2.04%) Apache
2 3 (1.22%) IIS
3 1 (0.41%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.41%) nginx
3 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.63%) MS Excel
1 4 (1.63%) MS Office
1 4 (1.63%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.41%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.41%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.41%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.22%) IaaS
4 2 (0.82%) Office 365
4 2 (0.82%) PaaS
4 2 (0.82%) SaaS
5 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.41%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 43 (17.55%) Firewall
2 25 (10.20%) Network Security
3 8 (3.27%) DNS
3 8 (3.27%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.27%) VPN
4 6 (2.45%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (2.45%) LAN
5 5 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (2.04%) Kerberos
5 5 (2.04%) SSL
5 5 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (1.63%) HTTP
6 4 (1.63%) LDAP
6 4 (1.63%) MPLS
6 4 (1.63%) WAN
6 4 (1.63%) Wireless
7 3 (1.22%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (1.22%) SMTP
8 2 (0.82%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (0.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.22%) Big Data
2 3 (1.22%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.82%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.82%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.41%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.41%) GIS
4 1 (0.41%) HBase
4 1 (0.41%) Impala
4 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.41%) MySQL
4 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.41%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.41%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.41%) CircleCI
1 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.41%) Travis CI
General
1 86 (35.10%) Finance
2 24 (9.80%) Banking
3 10 (4.08%) Law
4 3 (1.22%) Legal
4 3 (1.22%) Marketing
4 3 (1.22%) Retail
5 2 (0.82%) Advertising
5 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.41%) Local Government
6 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.04%) .NET
1 5 (2.04%) SAML
2 4 (1.63%) Middleware
2 4 (1.63%) Web Services
3 3 (1.22%) WAP
4 2 (0.82%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.41%) J2EE
5 1 (0.41%) NancyFx
5 1 (0.41%) REST
5 1 (0.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.76%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.53%) CESG
3 11 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.67%) Cryptography
5 8 (3.27%) Security Operations Centre
6 7 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.86%) PKI
7 5 (2.04%) FMCG
7 5 (2.04%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.63%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.22%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.22%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.22%) Smart Energy
10 2 (0.82%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (0.82%) Health Informatics
10 2 (0.82%) Informatics
10 2 (0.82%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.41%) Economics
11 1 (0.41%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.94%) Windows
2 16 (6.53%) Linux
3 13 (5.31%) Unix
4 2 (0.82%) zOS
5 1 (0.41%) Solaris
5 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (38.37%) Information Security
2 60 (24.49%) Cybersecurity
3 37 (15.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (13.06%) Risk Management
5 28 (11.43%) Security Architecture
6 25 (10.20%) Security Operations
7 22 (8.98%) Risk Assessment
8 21 (8.57%) SIEM
9 20 (8.16%) Identity Access Management
9 20 (8.16%) Penetration Testing
10 19 (7.76%) Project Management
11 17 (6.94%) Migration
12 13 (5.31%) Security Testing
12 13 (5.31%) Vulnerability Management
13 12 (4.90%) Time Management
14 9 (3.67%) PRINCE2
15 8 (3.27%) Data Protection
15 8 (3.27%) Ethical Hacking
15 8 (3.27%) ITIL
15 8 (3.27%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.49%) Java
2 8 (3.27%) SQL
3 6 (2.45%) C
4 5 (2.04%) Perl
4 5 (2.04%) Python
5 4 (1.63%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.22%) PHP
6 3 (1.22%) Ruby
7 2 (0.82%) VB
8 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.41%) C#
8 1 (0.41%) C++
8 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (23.27%) CISSP
2 32 (13.06%) CISM
3 28 (11.43%) Security Cleared
4 23 (9.39%) CISA
4 23 (9.39%) SC Cleared
5 16 (6.53%) Degree
6 8 (3.27%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (2.86%) CCIE
8 6 (2.45%) APMP
8 6 (2.45%) CCNP
8 6 (2.45%) CLAS
8 6 (2.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (2.04%) CEH
9 5 (2.04%) CREST Certified
9 5 (2.04%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.63%) CCNA
10 4 (1.63%) CEPT
11 3 (1.22%) CPTE
11 3 (1.22%) GPEN
12 2 (0.82%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (16.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (13.06%) PCI DSS
3 12 (4.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (3.27%) COBIT
5 6 (2.45%) ISO27002
6 4 (1.63%) QA
7 2 (0.82%) SLA
8 1 (0.41%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.41%) GPG13
System Software
1 9 (3.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.82%) ACF2
3 1 (0.41%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.41%) Snort
3 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.04%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.82%) RSA Archer
3 2 (0.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (0.82%) zSecure
4 1 (0.41%) QRadar
Vendors
1 18 (7.35%) Cisco
2 11 (4.49%) CheckPoint
3 10 (4.08%) Oracle
4 8 (3.27%) Cyber-Ark
4 8 (3.27%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.27%) SAP
4 8 (3.27%) Splunk
5 7 (2.86%) Juniper
6 5 (2.04%) CA
6 5 (2.04%) F5
6 5 (2.04%) Intel Security
7 4 (1.63%) Fortinet
8 3 (1.22%) ArcSight
8 3 (1.22%) Blue Coat
8 3 (1.22%) FireEye
8 3 (1.22%) Mercator
8 3 (1.22%) Qualys
9 2 (0.82%) LogRhythm
9 2 (0.82%) NetWitness
9 2 (0.82%) Palo Alto