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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 301 352 319
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 109 72 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.47% 0.30% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.32% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 56 43
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£513 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £588 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%
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
21269 22575 19948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.25% 93.08% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15335 15541 13354
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
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 397 386 546
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.18 £39.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +15 23 £500 +11.11% 6
Hounslow +3 2 £475 +18.75%
Canary Wharf +8 1 £550 -
Bromley - 1 £550 - 1
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 115 (52.51%) Information Security
2 86 (39.27%) Finance
3 80 (36.53%) CISSP
4 56 (25.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 46 (21.00%) CISM
6 39 (17.81%) Firewall
7 36 (16.44%) Cisco
8 35 (15.98%) Risk Management
8 35 (15.98%) Security Cleared
9 34 (15.53%) Network Security
10 30 (13.70%) SC Cleared
11 28 (12.79%) Banking
12 27 (12.33%) Risk Assessment
13 24 (10.96%) Cisco Certification
13 24 (10.96%) ITIL
13 24 (10.96%) SIEM
14 22 (10.05%) PCI DSS
15 21 (9.59%) Windows
16 17 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
16 17 (7.76%) Cisco ASA
16 17 (7.76%) Degree
16 17 (7.76%) Juniper
16 17 (7.76%) UNIX
17 16 (7.31%) CheckPoint
17 16 (7.31%) CISA
18 15 (6.85%) CCNA
18 15 (6.85%) Information Assurance
19 14 (6.39%) Management Information System
19 14 (6.39%) Penetration Testing
20 13 (5.94%) Investment Banking

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (3.65%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.83%) IIS
2 4 (1.83%) Apache
3 2 (0.91%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.91%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.20%) MS Office
3 6 (2.74%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.65%) SAP GRC
2 3 (1.37%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.91%) RMDS
4 1 (0.46%) assyst
4 1 (0.46%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.37%) SaaS
1 3 (1.37%) PaaS
2 2 (0.91%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (17.81%) Firewall
2 34 (15.53%) Network Security
3 17 (7.76%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (4.11%) TCP/IP
5 7 (3.20%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (2.74%) VPN
6 6 (2.74%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (2.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (2.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (1.83%) Internet
7 4 (1.83%) DNS
7 4 (1.83%) LAN
7 4 (1.83%) WAN
8 3 (1.37%) Junos
8 3 (1.37%) FTP
9 2 (0.91%) NetScreen
9 2 (0.91%) MPLS
9 2 (0.91%) LDAP
9 2 (0.91%) SSL
9 2 (0.91%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.37%) SAP BW
3 2 (0.91%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.46%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
General
1 86 (39.27%) Finance
2 28 (12.79%) Banking
3 13 (5.94%) Investment Banking
3 13 (5.94%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.11%) Retail
5 8 (3.65%) Financial Institution
6 7 (3.20%) Advertising
6 7 (3.20%) Publishing
7 5 (2.28%) Legal
7 5 (2.28%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.83%) Games
9 3 (1.37%) German Language
10 2 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.91%) Marketing
11 1 (0.46%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.46%) Local Government
11 1 (0.46%) Military
11 1 (0.46%) Electronics
11 1 (0.46%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.20%) Web Services
1 7 (3.20%) .NET
2 4 (1.83%) Middleware
3 2 (0.91%) Rendezvous
3 2 (0.91%) SAML
3 2 (0.91%) OAuth
3 2 (0.91%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 2 (0.91%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.46%) REST
4 1 (0.46%) OpenID
4 1 (0.46%) WSDL
4 1 (0.46%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.39%) Management Information System
2 10 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.57%) CESG
3 6 (2.74%) CESG CLAS
3 6 (2.74%) FMCG
3 6 (2.74%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.74%) PKI
4 5 (2.28%) RMADS
5 4 (1.83%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.83%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.37%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.91%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.46%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.46%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.46%) Social Media
8 1 (0.46%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.46%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.59%) Windows
2 17 (7.76%) UNIX
3 11 (5.02%) Linux
4 4 (1.83%) Solaris
5 2 (0.91%) Windows Vista
5 2 (0.91%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.46%) Android
6 1 (0.46%) AIX
6 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.46%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (52.51%) Information Security
2 35 (15.98%) Risk Management
3 27 (12.33%) Risk Assessment
4 24 (10.96%) ITIL
4 24 (10.96%) SIEM
5 17 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (6.85%) Information Assurance
7 14 (6.39%) Penetration Testing
8 13 (5.94%) Security Architecture
9 12 (5.48%) GAP Analysis
10 11 (5.02%) Security Management
10 11 (5.02%) Cyber Security
10 11 (5.02%) SAP Security
11 10 (4.57%) Risk Analysis
12 9 (4.11%) PRINCE2
12 9 (4.11%) Data Security
12 9 (4.11%) Project Management
13 8 (3.65%) Identity Management
13 8 (3.65%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (3.20%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.74%) Java
2 5 (2.28%) C++
3 3 (1.37%) SQL
4 2 (0.91%) C#
4 2 (0.91%) Python
5 1 (0.46%) R
5 1 (0.46%) C
Qualifications
1 80 (36.53%) CISSP
2 46 (21.00%) CISM
3 35 (15.98%) Security Cleared
4 30 (13.70%) SC Cleared
5 24 (10.96%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (7.76%) Degree
7 16 (7.31%) CISA
8 15 (6.85%) CCNA
9 12 (5.48%) CCNP
10 6 (2.74%) CCSA
11 5 (2.28%) GIAC
12 4 (1.83%) CEH
12 4 (1.83%) JNCIA
12 4 (1.83%) DV Cleared
12 4 (1.83%) ISACA
12 4 (1.83%) CRISC
13 3 (1.37%) CSSLP
13 3 (1.37%) GSEC
13 3 (1.37%) CCIE
14 2 (0.91%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (25.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (10.05%) PCI DSS
3 11 (5.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 11 (5.02%) COBIT
4 5 (2.28%) GPG13
5 3 (1.37%) JSP 440
5 3 (1.37%) QA
6 2 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.46%) SLA
7 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (3.20%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.83%) Snort
3 4 (1.83%) Squid
4 2 (0.91%) RACF
4 2 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.91%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.46%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (1.83%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 3 (1.37%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.37%) Puppet
2 3 (1.37%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.91%) ZENworks
3 2 (0.91%) SCCM
3 2 (0.91%) OpenSSO
3 2 (0.91%) OpenIDM
3 2 (0.91%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.46%) DatAdvantage
4 1 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.46%) Cacti
4 1 (0.46%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.46%) OpenView
Vendors
1 36 (16.44%) Cisco
2 17 (7.76%) Juniper
3 16 (7.31%) CheckPoint
4 13 (5.94%) Microsoft
5 12 (5.48%) F5
6 11 (5.02%) SAP
6 11 (5.02%) Blue Coat
7 9 (4.11%) Oracle
8 7 (3.20%) Sourcefire
9 6 (2.74%) VMware
10 5 (2.28%) IBM
10 5 (2.28%) Websense
11 4 (1.83%) Lotus
11 4 (1.83%) HP
11 4 (1.83%) TippingPoint
12 3 (1.37%) ArcSight
12 3 (1.37%) Dell
12 3 (1.37%) Nokia
12 3 (1.37%) BMC
13 2 (0.91%) Remedy
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