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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 301 350 338
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 127 78 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.56% 0.35% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.37% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 48 65
Median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £583 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £468
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -
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
21602 21186 22093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.75% 94.72% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 15671 14552 15446
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 £263
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 239 384 401
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +30 13 £501 +2.14% 7
Bromley -6 4 £463 +28.47%
Canary Wharf +1 2 £563 -
Hounslow - 2 - -
Docklands, London +10 1 - -
Paddington - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £495 -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 84 (36.68%) Information Security
2 68 (29.69%) CISSP
3 63 (27.51%) Finance
4 59 (25.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 44 (19.21%) Cybersecurity
6 38 (16.59%) Firewall
7 35 (15.28%) PCI DSS
8 33 (14.41%) Risk Management
9 32 (13.97%) CISM
10 30 (13.10%) Unix
11 27 (11.79%) Linux
11 27 (11.79%) CISA
11 27 (11.79%) Network Security
12 26 (11.35%) Risk Assessment
12 26 (11.35%) Penetration Testing
13 25 (10.92%) Stakeholder Management
13 25 (10.92%) Windows
13 25 (10.92%) Security Architecture
14 23 (10.04%) SIEM
15 21 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
15 21 (9.17%) Management Information System
15 21 (9.17%) Banking
16 19 (8.30%) Security Cleared
16 19 (8.30%) Security Operations
17 18 (7.86%) Identity Access Management
17 18 (7.86%) Service Delivery
18 16 (6.99%) Service Management
18 16 (6.99%) Oracle
18 16 (6.99%) SC Cleared
18 16 (6.99%) Threat Modelling

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 11 (4.80%) IIS
2 2 (0.87%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (1.75%) MS Excel
1 4 (1.75%) MS Office
2 2 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.75%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.87%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.44%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.31%) IaaS
3 3 (1.31%) Office 365
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.44%) Dropbox
4 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (16.59%) Firewall
2 27 (11.79%) Network Security
3 12 (5.24%) VPN
4 8 (3.49%) TCP/IP
5 7 (3.06%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (3.06%) Kerberos
5 7 (3.06%) LAN
6 6 (2.62%) HTTP
6 6 (2.62%) WAN
7 5 (2.18%) Internet
7 5 (2.18%) LDAP
8 4 (1.75%) BGP
8 4 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (1.75%) SSH
8 4 (1.75%) SSL
8 4 (1.75%) VLAN
9 3 (1.31%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (1.31%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (1.31%) HSRP
9 3 (1.31%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.49%) DB2
3 2 (0.87%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.44%) MySQL
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.44%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.44%) AppScan
1 1 (0.44%) Burp Suite
General
1 63 (27.51%) Finance
2 21 (9.17%) Banking
3 8 (3.49%) Marketing
4 7 (3.06%) Retail
5 6 (2.62%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.18%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.75%) Legal
8 3 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.31%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.87%) Law
10 1 (0.44%) Advertising
10 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.37%) Middleware
2 7 (3.06%) Web Services
3 5 (2.18%) REST
3 5 (2.18%) SOAP
3 5 (2.18%) WCF
4 4 (1.75%) .NET
5 3 (1.31%) Ajax
6 2 (0.87%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.44%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.44%) SAML
7 1 (0.44%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.17%) Management Information System
2 14 (6.11%) Cryptography
3 13 (5.68%) Data Centre
4 11 (4.80%) CESG
5 10 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.49%) Health Informatics
6 8 (3.49%) Informatics
6 8 (3.49%) Mainframe
6 8 (3.49%) PKI
7 6 (2.62%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.18%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.75%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.75%) Cyber Attack
9 4 (1.75%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (1.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.31%) FMCG
11 2 (0.87%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.87%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 30 (13.10%) Unix
2 27 (11.79%) Linux
3 25 (10.92%) Windows
4 9 (3.93%) zOS
5 5 (2.18%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.31%) Solaris
7 2 (0.87%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (36.68%) Information Security
2 44 (19.21%) Cybersecurity
3 33 (14.41%) Risk Management
4 26 (11.35%) Penetration Testing
4 26 (11.35%) Risk Assessment
5 25 (10.92%) Security Architecture
5 25 (10.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (10.04%) SIEM
7 19 (8.30%) Security Operations
8 18 (7.86%) Identity Access Management
8 18 (7.86%) Service Delivery
9 16 (6.99%) Service Management
9 16 (6.99%) Threat Modelling
10 15 (6.55%) Project Management
11 13 (5.68%) ITIL
12 12 (5.24%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (5.24%) Data Protection
12 12 (5.24%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (5.24%) Migration
12 12 (5.24%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.68%) C
1 13 (5.68%) Java
2 12 (5.24%) Perl
3 11 (4.80%) Python
4 8 (3.49%) PowerShell
4 8 (3.49%) SQL
5 6 (2.62%) C++
6 4 (1.75%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.75%) Korn
6 4 (1.75%) PHP
7 2 (0.87%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.87%) Ruby
8 1 (0.44%) C#
8 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 68 (29.69%) CISSP
2 32 (13.97%) CISM
3 27 (11.79%) CISA
4 19 (8.30%) Security Cleared
5 16 (6.99%) SANS
5 16 (6.99%) SC Cleared
6 14 (6.11%) CLAS
7 9 (3.93%) GIAC
8 7 (3.06%) CEH
9 6 (2.62%) Degree
10 5 (2.18%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (2.18%) IISP
11 4 (1.75%) CCNA
11 4 (1.75%) CCNP
11 4 (1.75%) CREST Certified
12 3 (1.31%) CCSE
12 3 (1.31%) CESG Certified Professional
12 3 (1.31%) CISMP
12 3 (1.31%) CRISC
12 3 (1.31%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (25.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (15.28%) PCI DSS
3 9 (3.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (2.18%) COBIT
5 2 (0.87%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.87%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.87%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.87%) QA
5 2 (0.87%) SEPA
6 1 (0.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.44%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.44%) RMADS
6 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (4.37%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.93%) ACF2
3 3 (1.31%) Snort
4 1 (0.44%) RACF
4 1 (0.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (3.93%) zSecure
2 3 (1.31%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.31%) MIMEsweeper
2 3 (1.31%) Proventia
3 2 (0.87%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.87%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (0.87%) RSA Archer
4 1 (0.44%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.44%) EnCase
4 1 (0.44%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.44%) Nessus
4 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.44%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 16 (6.99%) Oracle
2 15 (6.55%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.68%) Cisco
4 11 (4.80%) F5
5 10 (4.37%) SAP
6 9 (3.93%) CA
6 9 (3.93%) Sybase
6 9 (3.93%) Symantec
7 8 (3.49%) CheckPoint
7 8 (3.49%) Juniper
7 8 (3.49%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.06%) ArcSight
8 7 (3.06%) Blue Coat
9 5 (2.18%) Splunk
10 4 (1.75%) Forcepoint
10 4 (1.75%) Sourcefire
11 3 (1.31%) Citrix
11 3 (1.31%) Fortinet
12 2 (0.87%) Cyber-Ark
12 2 (0.87%) LogRhythm
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