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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 310 327 340
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 127 107 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.57% 0.45% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.48% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 72 71
Median daily rate £525 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £362 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £464 £440
% change year-on-year
+2.42% +5.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.45 - -
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
21057 22355 22117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.05% 94.75% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15093 15692 15165
Median daily rate £450 £444 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 374 414
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.17 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 10 £563 +19.04% 7
Hounslow - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £675 -
Docklands, London +13 1 £600 -
Bromley -6 1 £538 +49.30%
Croydon - 1 £575 -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 101 (40.56%) Information Security
2 75 (30.12%) Finance
3 62 (24.90%) CISSP
4 58 (23.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 50 (20.08%) Cybersecurity
6 46 (18.47%) Firewall
7 38 (15.26%) Risk Management
8 37 (14.86%) PCI DSS
9 36 (14.46%) CISM
10 34 (13.65%) Stakeholder Management
11 29 (11.65%) Security Cleared
12 28 (11.24%) SC Cleared
13 27 (10.84%) CISA
13 27 (10.84%) Security Architecture
14 26 (10.44%) Banking
15 25 (10.04%) Network Security
15 25 (10.04%) SIEM
16 24 (9.64%) Security Operations
16 24 (9.64%) Unix
17 23 (9.24%) Risk Assessment
18 22 (8.84%) Penetration Testing
18 22 (8.84%) Linux
18 22 (8.84%) Migration
18 22 (8.84%) Project Management
19 20 (8.03%) Cisco
20 18 (7.23%) Windows
21 17 (6.83%) Java
21 17 (6.83%) Oracle
21 17 (6.83%) Identity Access Management
22 16 (6.43%) Service Delivery

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 6 (2.41%) IIS
2 5 (2.01%) Apache
3 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.01%) MS Office
2 4 (1.61%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.40%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.40%) MS Project
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.61%) IaaS
4 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.80%) Office 365
4 2 (0.80%) PaaS
4 2 (0.80%) SaaS
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.40%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 46 (18.47%) Firewall
2 25 (10.04%) Network Security
3 13 (5.22%) VPN
4 9 (3.61%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (3.61%) Kerberos
5 8 (3.21%) DNS
5 8 (3.21%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.81%) HTTP
6 7 (2.81%) LAN
6 7 (2.81%) LDAP
6 7 (2.81%) SSL
7 6 (2.41%) Internet
8 5 (2.01%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (2.01%) WAN
8 5 (2.01%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (1.61%) MPLS
9 4 (1.61%) SSH
10 3 (1.20%) SMTP
11 2 (0.80%) Wireless
12 1 (0.40%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.21%) DB2
3 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.40%) Big Data
4 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.40%) MySQL
4 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.40%) SAP BW
General
1 75 (30.12%) Finance
2 26 (10.44%) Banking
3 6 (2.41%) Marketing
4 4 (1.61%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.61%) Retail
5 3 (1.20%) Law
5 3 (1.20%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.80%) Legal
7 1 (0.40%) Advertising
7 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.40%) Local Government
7 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.61%) Middleware
2 8 (3.21%) .NET
3 5 (2.01%) SAML
4 4 (1.61%) REST
4 4 (1.61%) SOAP
4 4 (1.61%) WCF
4 4 (1.61%) Web Services
5 3 (1.20%) WAP
6 2 (0.80%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.40%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.82%) Data Centre
1 12 (4.82%) Management Information System
2 11 (4.42%) CESG
3 10 (4.02%) PKI
4 9 (3.61%) Cryptography
5 8 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.41%) FMCG
6 6 (2.41%) Health Informatics
6 6 (2.41%) Informatics
6 6 (2.41%) Mainframe
7 5 (2.01%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (1.61%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.61%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.20%) CESG CLAS
9 3 (1.20%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.20%) Smart Energy
10 2 (0.80%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.80%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.40%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.64%) Unix
2 22 (8.84%) Linux
3 18 (7.23%) Windows
4 6 (2.41%) zOS
5 4 (1.61%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.20%) Solaris
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (40.56%) Information Security
2 50 (20.08%) Cybersecurity
3 38 (15.26%) Risk Management
4 34 (13.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (10.84%) Security Architecture
6 25 (10.04%) SIEM
7 24 (9.64%) Security Operations
8 23 (9.24%) Risk Assessment
9 22 (8.84%) Migration
9 22 (8.84%) Penetration Testing
9 22 (8.84%) Project Management
10 17 (6.83%) Identity Access Management
11 16 (6.43%) Service Delivery
12 15 (6.02%) ITIL
13 14 (5.62%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (5.22%) Business Continuity
14 13 (5.22%) Data Protection
15 12 (4.82%) BCP
15 12 (4.82%) Disaster Recovery
16 11 (4.42%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (6.83%) Java
2 13 (5.22%) Perl
2 13 (5.22%) Python
3 12 (4.82%) C
4 9 (3.61%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.41%) C++
5 6 (2.41%) SQL
6 4 (1.61%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.61%) Korn
7 3 (1.20%) PHP
7 3 (1.20%) VB
8 2 (0.80%) Ruby
9 1 (0.40%) C#
9 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (24.90%) CISSP
2 36 (14.46%) CISM
3 29 (11.65%) Security Cleared
4 28 (11.24%) SC Cleared
5 27 (10.84%) CISA
6 15 (6.02%) CLAS
7 13 (5.22%) Degree
8 7 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (2.41%) CCIE
9 6 (2.41%) CCNA
9 6 (2.41%) CCNP
10 4 (1.61%) CEH
10 4 (1.61%) SANS
11 3 (1.20%) CESG Certified Professional
11 3 (1.20%) CISMP
11 3 (1.20%) CREST Certified
11 3 (1.20%) GIAC
12 2 (0.80%) CEPT
12 2 (0.80%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.80%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (23.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (14.86%) PCI DSS
3 15 (6.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (4.02%) COBIT
4 10 (4.02%) Government Security Classifications
5 4 (1.61%) ISO27002
6 3 (1.20%) QA
7 2 (0.80%) SLA
8 1 (0.40%) GPG13
8 1 (0.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.40%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.40%) RMADS
System Software
1 13 (5.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.41%) ACF2
3 1 (0.40%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.40%) RACF
3 1 (0.40%) Snort
3 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.41%) zSecure
2 5 (2.01%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.20%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (0.80%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.80%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.40%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.40%) EnCase
5 1 (0.40%) Nessus
5 1 (0.40%) QRadar
Vendors
1 20 (8.03%) Cisco
2 17 (6.83%) Oracle
3 12 (4.82%) CheckPoint
3 12 (4.82%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.42%) F5
5 9 (3.61%) SAP
5 9 (3.61%) Splunk
6 8 (3.21%) CA
7 7 (2.81%) Blue Coat
7 7 (2.81%) Juniper
8 6 (2.41%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.41%) Sybase
9 5 (2.01%) Forcepoint
10 4 (1.61%) Cyber-Ark
10 4 (1.61%) Fortinet
10 4 (1.61%) Symantec
11 3 (1.20%) FireEye
11 3 (1.20%) Intel Security
11 3 (1.20%) Palo Alto
11 3 (1.20%) Qualys
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