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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 298 331 299
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 100 62 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.47% 0.29% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.31% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 47 46
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£500 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £700 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £433 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.60% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £47.50
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
19545 20081 18032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.53% 93.17% 93.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13847 13699 12141
Average daily rate £440 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
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 327 376 496
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.73 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +26 25 £500 +5.26% 6
Canary Wharf - 1 £550 -
Bromley - - - -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 118 (53.15%) Information Security
2 78 (35.14%) Finance
3 75 (33.78%) CISSP
4 50 (22.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 41 (18.47%) CISM
5 41 (18.47%) Firewall
6 38 (17.12%) Network Security
7 37 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 34 (15.32%) Cisco
9 32 (14.41%) Risk Management
10 30 (13.51%) SC Cleared
11 25 (11.26%) Risk Assessment
12 24 (10.81%) Banking
12 24 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
13 22 (9.91%) ITIL
14 21 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (9.46%) PCI DSS
15 20 (9.01%) Juniper
15 20 (9.01%) Cyber Security
16 19 (8.56%) Windows
16 19 (8.56%) CheckPoint
16 19 (8.56%) Cisco ASA
17 18 (8.11%) UNIX
18 17 (7.66%) SIEM
19 16 (7.21%) CCNA
20 15 (6.76%) Telecoms
20 15 (6.76%) CISA
21 14 (6.31%) Information Assurance
22 13 (5.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
22 13 (5.86%) Security Management

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 8 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.80%) IIS
2 4 (1.80%) Apache
3 3 (1.35%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.35%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (3.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.25%) MS Office
2 5 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.80%) MS Project
3 4 (1.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.60%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.90%) RMDS
3 1 (0.45%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.45%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.35%) SaaS
1 3 (1.35%) PaaS
1 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.35%) Office 365
2 2 (0.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (18.47%) Firewall
2 38 (17.12%) Network Security
3 19 (8.56%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (4.95%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (2.25%) VPN
6 5 (2.25%) DMZ
6 5 (2.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (2.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (1.80%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (1.80%) Internet
7 4 (1.80%) LAN
7 4 (1.80%) WAN
8 3 (1.35%) DNS
8 3 (1.35%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.90%) Multicast
9 2 (0.90%) Junos
9 2 (0.90%) BIG-IP
9 2 (0.90%) SSL
9 2 (0.90%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.80%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.35%) SAP BW
3 2 (0.90%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.45%) MySQL
4 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Rational DOORS
General
1 78 (35.14%) Finance
2 24 (10.81%) Banking
3 15 (6.76%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.95%) Investment Banking
5 10 (4.50%) Retail
5 10 (4.50%) Financial Institution
6 8 (3.60%) Games
7 7 (3.15%) Publishing
8 5 (2.25%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.25%) Advertising
9 4 (1.80%) Legal
10 3 (1.35%) German Language
11 2 (0.90%) Marketing
11 2 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.90%) Law
12 1 (0.45%) Electronics
12 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.45%) Local Government
12 1 (0.45%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.60%) .NET
2 7 (3.15%) Web Services
3 4 (1.80%) Middleware
4 3 (1.35%) SailPoint
5 2 (0.90%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
5 2 (0.90%) OAuth
5 2 (0.90%) Rendezvous
5 2 (0.90%) SAML
6 1 (0.45%) CSS
6 1 (0.45%) WSDL
6 1 (0.45%) OpenID
6 1 (0.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 10 (4.50%) CESG
3 9 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.15%) FMCG
5 6 (2.70%) SCADA
5 6 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.25%) RMADS
6 5 (2.25%) CESG CLAS
7 4 (1.80%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.80%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.35%) PKI
8 3 (1.35%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.90%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.45%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.45%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.45%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.45%) Social Media
10 1 (0.45%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.56%) Windows
2 18 (8.11%) UNIX
3 11 (4.95%) Linux
4 3 (1.35%) Solaris
5 1 (0.45%) AIX
5 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.45%) zOS
5 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.45%) Android
5 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (53.15%) Information Security
2 32 (14.41%) Risk Management
3 25 (11.26%) Risk Assessment
4 22 (9.91%) ITIL
5 21 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (9.01%) Cyber Security
7 17 (7.66%) SIEM
8 14 (6.31%) Information Assurance
9 13 (5.86%) Security Management
10 12 (5.41%) Penetration Testing
10 12 (5.41%) GAP Analysis
10 12 (5.41%) Security Architecture
11 11 (4.95%) SAP Security
11 11 (4.95%) Risk Analysis
12 10 (4.50%) Identity Management
13 9 (4.05%) Data Security
13 9 (4.05%) PRINCE2
14 8 (3.60%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (3.15%) TOGAF
15 7 (3.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.70%) Java
2 5 (2.25%) C++
3 4 (1.80%) SQL
4 3 (1.35%) C#
5 2 (0.90%) Python
6 1 (0.45%) C
6 1 (0.45%) R
Qualifications
1 75 (33.78%) CISSP
2 41 (18.47%) CISM
3 37 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 30 (13.51%) SC Cleared
5 24 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (7.21%) CCNA
7 15 (6.76%) CISA
8 13 (5.86%) Degree
9 12 (5.41%) CCNP
10 7 (3.15%) CCIE
11 5 (2.25%) CCSA
11 5 (2.25%) GIAC
12 4 (1.80%) CRISC
12 4 (1.80%) ISACA
12 4 (1.80%) CEH
12 4 (1.80%) JNCIA
12 4 (1.80%) DV Cleared
13 3 (1.35%) PMP
13 3 (1.35%) PMI Certification
13 3 (1.35%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (22.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (9.46%) PCI DSS
3 13 (5.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (4.50%) COBIT
5 7 (3.15%) GPG13
6 4 (1.80%) QA
7 2 (0.90%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (3.60%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.70%) Snort
2 6 (2.70%) Squid
3 3 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.90%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.45%) Firmware
5 1 (0.45%) RACF
5 1 (0.45%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (2.25%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 4 (1.80%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 3 (1.35%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.35%) Puppet
3 3 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.35%) DatAdvantage
4 2 (0.90%) OpenIDM
4 2 (0.90%) OpenAM
4 2 (0.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.90%) OpenSSO
5 1 (0.45%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.45%) OpenView
5 1 (0.45%) Cacti
5 1 (0.45%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.45%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.45%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 34 (15.32%) Cisco
2 20 (9.01%) Juniper
3 19 (8.56%) CheckPoint
4 13 (5.86%) Blue Coat
5 11 (4.95%) F5
5 11 (4.95%) Microsoft
5 11 (4.95%) SAP
6 10 (4.50%) Oracle
7 9 (4.05%) Sourcefire
8 7 (3.15%) IBM
8 7 (3.15%) Websense
9 5 (2.25%) HP
10 4 (1.80%) Cyber-Ark
10 4 (1.80%) VMware
10 4 (1.80%) Lotus
10 4 (1.80%) Symantec
10 4 (1.80%) Dell
11 3 (1.35%) Sun
11 3 (1.35%) BMC
11 3 (1.35%) Fortinet
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