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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 298 345 344
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 133 78 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.60% 0.35% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.37% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 44 62
Median daily rate £538 £495 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.58% +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £550 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.00 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
20937 21092 21547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.91% 94.62% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 15237 14541 15168
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 £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 396 389
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 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 27 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 +33 13 £525 +12.90% 6
Canary Wharf +7 4 £575 -
Hounslow - 3 - -
Bromley -13 1 £475 +31.94%
Paddington - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £495 -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 87 (37.34%) Information Security
2 66 (28.33%) Finance
3 65 (27.90%) CISSP
4 61 (26.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 50 (21.46%) Cybersecurity
6 40 (17.17%) Firewall
7 37 (15.88%) PCI DSS
8 34 (14.59%) CISM
9 33 (14.16%) Network Security
10 30 (12.88%) Risk Management
10 30 (12.88%) Unix
11 29 (12.45%) Risk Assessment
12 28 (12.02%) CISA
13 27 (11.59%) Security Architecture
13 27 (11.59%) SIEM
14 26 (11.16%) Stakeholder Management
15 24 (10.30%) Linux
15 24 (10.30%) Penetration Testing
16 22 (9.44%) Security Cleared
16 22 (9.44%) Security Operations
17 21 (9.01%) Windows
17 21 (9.01%) Banking
18 20 (8.58%) Amazon AWS
19 19 (8.15%) SC Cleared
19 19 (8.15%) Identity Access Management
20 17 (7.30%) Oracle
20 17 (7.30%) Cisco
20 17 (7.30%) Project Management
20 17 (7.30%) Migration
20 17 (7.30%) Management Information System

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 8 (3.43%) IIS
2 3 (1.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.43%) Apache
3 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (1.29%) MS Office
2 2 (0.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.86%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.72%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.86%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.43%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.58%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.72%) IaaS
4 3 (1.29%) Office 365
5 2 (0.86%) SaaS
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.43%) PaaS
6 1 (0.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 40 (17.17%) Firewall
2 33 (14.16%) Network Security
3 13 (5.58%) VPN
4 9 (3.86%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (3.43%) TCP/IP
6 7 (3.00%) Kerberos
6 7 (3.00%) LAN
7 6 (2.58%) HTTP
7 6 (2.58%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (2.58%) WAN
8 5 (2.15%) Internet
8 5 (2.15%) LDAP
9 4 (1.72%) DNS
9 4 (1.72%) SSH
9 4 (1.72%) SSL
10 3 (1.29%) BGP
10 3 (1.29%) MPLS
10 3 (1.29%) VLAN
10 3 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.86%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.43%) DB2
3 1 (0.43%) MySQL
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.43%) SAP BI
3 1 (0.43%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) AppScan
1 1 (0.43%) Burp Suite
General
1 66 (28.33%) Finance
2 21 (9.01%) Banking
3 8 (3.43%) Marketing
4 7 (3.00%) Retail
5 6 (2.58%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.72%) Legal
6 4 (1.72%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.86%) Advertising
8 2 (0.86%) Law
8 2 (0.86%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.43%) Local Government
9 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.29%) Middleware
2 7 (3.00%) Web Services
3 5 (2.15%) REST
3 5 (2.15%) SOAP
3 5 (2.15%) WCF
4 4 (1.72%) .NET
5 2 (0.86%) Ajax
5 2 (0.86%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.43%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.43%) SAML
6 1 (0.43%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.30%) Management Information System
2 14 (6.01%) Cryptography
3 12 (5.15%) Data Centre
4 11 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.86%) CESG
6 8 (3.43%) Health Informatics
6 8 (3.43%) Informatics
6 8 (3.43%) Mainframe
6 8 (3.43%) PKI
7 6 (2.58%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.15%) FMCG
8 5 (2.15%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.72%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.72%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (1.29%) Cyber Attack
10 3 (1.29%) Smart Energy
11 2 (0.86%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.86%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.88%) Unix
2 24 (10.30%) Linux
3 21 (9.01%) Windows
4 9 (3.86%) zOS
5 4 (1.72%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.29%) Solaris
7 2 (0.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (37.34%) Information Security
2 50 (21.46%) Cybersecurity
3 30 (12.88%) Risk Management
4 29 (12.45%) Risk Assessment
5 27 (11.59%) Security Architecture
5 27 (11.59%) SIEM
6 26 (11.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (10.30%) Penetration Testing
8 22 (9.44%) Security Operations
9 19 (8.15%) Identity Access Management
10 17 (7.30%) Migration
10 17 (7.30%) Project Management
10 17 (7.30%) Service Delivery
11 16 (6.87%) Data Protection
11 16 (6.87%) Service Management
12 13 (5.58%) Security Testing
12 13 (5.58%) Threat Modelling
12 13 (5.58%) Validation
13 12 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (5.15%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.58%) C
2 12 (5.15%) Java
2 12 (5.15%) Perl
3 11 (4.72%) Python
4 8 (3.43%) PowerShell
4 8 (3.43%) SQL
5 6 (2.58%) C++
6 4 (1.72%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.72%) Korn
6 4 (1.72%) PHP
7 2 (0.86%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.86%) Ruby
8 1 (0.43%) C#
8 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 65 (27.90%) CISSP
2 34 (14.59%) CISM
3 28 (12.02%) CISA
4 22 (9.44%) Security Cleared
5 19 (8.15%) SC Cleared
6 15 (6.44%) SANS
7 13 (5.58%) CLAS
8 8 (3.43%) GIAC
9 7 (3.00%) Degree
10 6 (2.58%) CCNA
10 6 (2.58%) CCNP
10 6 (2.58%) CEH
10 6 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (2.15%) CCIE
12 4 (1.72%) CREST Certified
13 3 (1.29%) CISMP
13 3 (1.29%) CRISC
14 2 (0.86%) CCSE
14 2 (0.86%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.86%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (26.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (15.88%) PCI DSS
3 13 (5.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (3.86%) Government Security Classifications
5 6 (2.58%) COBIT
6 2 (0.86%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.86%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.86%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.86%) ISO27002
6 2 (0.86%) QA
7 1 (0.43%) GPG13
7 1 (0.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.43%) RMADS
7 1 (0.43%) SEPA
7 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (4.29%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.86%) ACF2
3 2 (0.86%) Snort
4 1 (0.43%) RACF
4 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (3.86%) zSecure
2 5 (2.15%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.29%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.29%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (0.86%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.86%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.86%) Proventia
4 2 (0.86%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.43%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.43%) EnCase
5 1 (0.43%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.43%) Nessus
5 1 (0.43%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 17 (7.30%) Cisco
1 17 (7.30%) Oracle
2 12 (5.15%) F5
2 12 (5.15%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.72%) SAP
4 10 (4.29%) CheckPoint
5 9 (3.86%) CA
5 9 (3.86%) Sybase
6 8 (3.43%) Blue Coat
6 8 (3.43%) Juniper
7 7 (3.00%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.58%) ArcSight
9 5 (2.15%) Splunk
9 5 (2.15%) Symantec
10 4 (1.72%) Forcepoint
10 4 (1.72%) Fortinet
10 4 (1.72%) Sourcefire
11 3 (1.29%) Citrix
11 3 (1.29%) Intel Security
12 2 (0.86%) HP
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