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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Consultant
England / London
Rank 331 311 322
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 74 100 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.47% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.50% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 59 56
Median daily rate £500 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £350 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £466 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.00 -

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
18361 20062 20287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.10% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13139 14193 14289
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 305 335
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -11.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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
Croydon - 3 - -
City of London -6 1 £600 +26.31% 5
Chiswick - 1 £477 -
West Drayton - 1 £470 -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 59 (33.15%) Information Security
2 50 (28.09%) Finance
3 42 (23.60%) Cybersecurity
4 37 (20.79%) CISSP
5 36 (20.22%) Firewall
6 31 (17.42%) Network Security
7 28 (15.73%) CISM
8 25 (14.04%) PCI DSS
9 21 (11.80%) Risk Management
10 20 (11.24%) CISA
11 19 (10.67%) Security Operations
12 17 (9.55%) F5
12 17 (9.55%) Cisco
12 17 (9.55%) Validation
12 17 (9.55%) Security Cleared
12 17 (9.55%) Security Architecture
13 16 (8.99%) QA
14 15 (8.43%) CheckPoint
14 15 (8.43%) LDAP
14 15 (8.43%) PCI QSA
14 15 (8.43%) Data Centre
15 14 (7.87%) SIEM
15 14 (7.87%) SAP
15 14 (7.87%) Security Management
16 13 (7.30%) Law
16 13 (7.30%) Juniper
16 13 (7.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 13 (7.30%) CyberArk
17 12 (6.74%) SC Cleared
18 11 (6.18%) SAP Security

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 7 (3.93%) nginx
2 1 (0.56%) Confluence
2 1 (0.56%) IIS
2 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.69%) MS Office
2 3 (1.69%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.12%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.56%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (4.49%) SAP GRC
2 3 (1.69%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.12%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.56%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.93%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.69%) IaaS
2 3 (1.69%) PaaS
2 3 (1.69%) SaaS
3 2 (1.12%) Office 365
4 1 (0.56%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 36 (20.22%) Firewall
2 31 (17.42%) Network Security
3 15 (8.43%) LDAP
4 4 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (2.25%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.12%) BIG-IP
5 2 (1.12%) DNS
5 2 (1.12%) HTTP
5 2 (1.12%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.56%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.56%) DMZ
6 1 (0.56%) Internet
6 1 (0.56%) MPLS
6 1 (0.56%) NetScreen
6 1 (0.56%) SCCP
6 1 (0.56%) SSL
6 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.12%) Big Data
1 2 (1.12%) GIS
1 2 (1.12%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (5.06%) Git (software)
1 9 (5.06%) Jenkins
1 9 (5.06%) Maven
2 2 (1.12%) AppScan
3 1 (0.56%) JIRA
3 1 (0.56%) JUnit
3 1 (0.56%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.56%) Selenium
General
1 50 (28.09%) Finance
2 13 (7.30%) Law
3 11 (6.18%) Banking
4 9 (5.06%) Legal
5 4 (2.25%) Electronics
6 3 (1.69%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.69%) Marketing
6 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.69%) Wholesale Banking
7 2 (1.12%) Dutch Language
7 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.12%) Retail
8 1 (0.56%) French Language
8 1 (0.56%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.69%) DOM
1 3 (1.69%) SAML
2 2 (1.12%) REST
2 2 (1.12%) SOAP
3 1 (0.56%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.56%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.56%) Kafka
3 1 (0.56%) OpenID
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (0.56%) Spring
3 1 (0.56%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.43%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.93%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.81%) CESG
4 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.69%) Cyber Defence
4 3 (1.69%) FMCG
4 3 (1.69%) PKI
4 3 (1.69%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.12%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.12%) SCADA
6 1 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.56%) Blog
6 1 (0.56%) BYOD
6 1 (0.56%) CCTV
6 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.56%) Fintech
6 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.18%) Windows
2 10 (5.62%) Unix
3 8 (4.49%) Linux
4 1 (0.56%) Android
4 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (33.15%) Information Security
2 42 (23.60%) Cybersecurity
3 21 (11.80%) Risk Management
4 19 (10.67%) Security Operations
5 17 (9.55%) Security Architecture
5 17 (9.55%) Validation
6 14 (7.87%) Security Management
6 14 (7.87%) SIEM
7 11 (6.18%) Identity Access Management
7 11 (6.18%) SAP Security
8 10 (5.62%) DevOps
8 10 (5.62%) Information Security Management
8 10 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (5.06%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (5.06%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (4.49%) Remediation Plan
10 8 (4.49%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (4.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 7 (3.93%) Ethical Hacking
11 7 (3.93%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.62%) C
1 10 (5.62%) Java
2 9 (5.06%) Bash Shell
3 8 (4.49%) Python
4 3 (1.69%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.69%) SQL
5 1 (0.56%) Groovy
5 1 (0.56%) Perl
5 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (20.79%) CISSP
2 28 (15.73%) CISM
3 20 (11.24%) CISA
4 17 (9.55%) Security Cleared
5 15 (8.43%) PCI QSA
6 12 (6.74%) SC Cleared
7 6 (3.37%) Degree
8 5 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.69%) CCNP
9 3 (1.69%) CEH
9 3 (1.69%) CLAS
9 3 (1.69%) CRISC
9 3 (1.69%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.12%) CCSA
10 2 (1.12%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (1.12%) CISMP
10 2 (1.12%) SANS
11 1 (0.56%) CCIE
11 1 (0.56%) CCNA
11 1 (0.56%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (14.04%) PCI DSS
2 16 (8.99%) QA
3 13 (7.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (5.06%) GDPR
5 8 (4.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.69%) ISO27002
7 2 (1.12%) SLA
7 2 (1.12%) Web Application Security Consortium
8 1 (0.56%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 10 (5.62%) Docker
2 2 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.12%) Snort
3 1 (0.56%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (5.06%) Ansible
1 9 (5.06%) Puppet
2 6 (3.37%) Kubernetes
3 5 (2.81%) Rancher
4 4 (2.25%) Oracle Identity Management
4 4 (2.25%) Terraform
5 2 (1.12%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 2 (1.12%) Nexpose
5 2 (1.12%) QRadar
6 1 (0.56%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.56%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.56%) Nessus
6 1 (0.56%) Nmap
6 1 (0.56%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 17 (9.55%) Cisco
1 17 (9.55%) F5
2 15 (8.43%) CheckPoint
3 14 (7.87%) SAP
4 13 (7.30%) CyberArk
4 13 (7.30%) Juniper
5 11 (6.18%) Blue Coat
5 11 (6.18%) Fortinet
6 9 (5.06%) Oracle
7 8 (4.49%) Microsoft
8 7 (3.93%) Splunk
9 6 (3.37%) Infoblox
10 4 (2.25%) Mercator
10 4 (2.25%) Palo Alto
11 3 (1.69%) ArcSight
11 3 (1.69%) IBM
11 3 (1.69%) Intel Security
11 3 (1.69%) Qualys
12 2 (1.12%) Google
12 2 (1.12%) Sourcefire
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