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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 318 349 360
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 101 69 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.27% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.29% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 53 31
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£500 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £600 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £435 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.29% +8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £34.30
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
22489 23539 24288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.48% 92.91% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 15343 16146 15975
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 457 618
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.85 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +34 34 £500 -2.43% 4
Canary Wharf - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 79 (45.93%) Information Security
2 68 (39.53%) Finance
3 57 (33.14%) CISSP
4 43 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 40 (23.26%) Firewall
6 38 (22.09%) Cisco
7 31 (18.02%) CISM
8 28 (16.28%) Network Security
9 26 (15.12%) Windows
10 24 (13.95%) SIEM
11 23 (13.37%) Cisco Certification
12 22 (12.79%) Banking
13 21 (12.21%) CheckPoint
13 21 (12.21%) Risk Management
14 19 (11.05%) Juniper
14 19 (11.05%) Security Cleared
15 18 (10.47%) Microsoft
16 17 (9.88%) Risk Assessment
17 16 (9.30%) SC Cleared
18 14 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
19 13 (7.56%) VMware
19 13 (7.56%) CISA
19 13 (7.56%) Information Assurance
19 13 (7.56%) Degree
20 12 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
20 12 (6.98%) PCI DSS
20 12 (6.98%) Management Information System
20 12 (6.98%) Active Directory
21 11 (6.40%) CCNP
21 11 (6.40%) UNIX

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 9 (5.23%) IIS
2 3 (1.74%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.74%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.58%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.58%) SAP EP
3 1 (0.58%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.91%) MS Office
3 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.74%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.58%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.58%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (23.26%) Firewall
2 28 (16.28%) Network Security
3 12 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (4.65%) VPN
5 7 (4.07%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.91%) SAN
6 5 (2.91%) NAS
6 5 (2.91%) VLAN
6 5 (2.91%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (2.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (2.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (2.33%) SSL
7 4 (2.33%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (1.74%) Internet
8 3 (1.74%) Wireless
8 3 (1.74%) IPsec
8 3 (1.74%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (1.74%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (1.74%) DNS
8 3 (1.74%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.58%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.58%) AppScan
General
1 68 (39.53%) Finance
2 22 (12.79%) Banking
3 11 (6.40%) Advertising
4 7 (4.07%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.49%) Retail
5 6 (3.49%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.91%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.91%) Publishing
6 5 (2.91%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.33%) Games
7 4 (2.33%) Legal
8 3 (1.74%) Dutch Language
9 2 (1.16%) Marketing
9 2 (1.16%) Local Government
10 1 (0.58%) International Banking
10 1 (0.58%) German Language
10 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.33%) Web Services
2 2 (1.16%) SAML
2 2 (1.16%) Middleware
2 2 (1.16%) OAuth
2 2 (1.16%) OpenID
2 2 (1.16%) .NET
3 1 (0.58%) LAMP
3 1 (0.58%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.98%) Management Information System
2 9 (5.23%) CESG
3 7 (4.07%) CESG CLAS
4 5 (2.91%) PKI
5 4 (2.33%) Psychology
5 4 (2.33%) Economics
6 3 (1.74%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.74%) Human Factors
6 3 (1.74%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.74%) RMADS
7 2 (1.16%) FMCG
7 2 (1.16%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.16%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.58%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.58%) GIS
8 1 (0.58%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.58%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.58%) Open Source
8 1 (0.58%) New Media
8 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.12%) Windows
2 11 (6.40%) UNIX
3 8 (4.65%) Linux
4 6 (3.49%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.16%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.16%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.16%) zOS
7 1 (0.58%) Solaris
7 1 (0.58%) Android
7 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (45.93%) Information Security
2 24 (13.95%) SIEM
3 21 (12.21%) Risk Management
4 17 (9.88%) Risk Assessment
5 14 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (7.56%) Information Assurance
7 11 (6.40%) ITIL
7 11 (6.40%) Project Management
8 10 (5.81%) Security Architecture
9 8 (4.65%) SAP Security
9 8 (4.65%) Migration
9 8 (4.65%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (4.07%) GAP Analysis
10 7 (4.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (3.49%) Vulnerability Management
11 6 (3.49%) Cyber Security
11 6 (3.49%) Security Management
12 5 (2.91%) Configuration Management
12 5 (2.91%) PRINCE2
12 5 (2.91%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.91%) SQL
2 3 (1.74%) C
3 1 (0.58%) C++
3 1 (0.58%) Java
3 1 (0.58%) Perl
3 1 (0.58%) ABAP
3 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 57 (33.14%) CISSP
2 31 (18.02%) CISM
3 23 (13.37%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (11.05%) Security Cleared
5 16 (9.30%) SC Cleared
6 13 (7.56%) Degree
6 13 (7.56%) CISA
7 11 (6.40%) CCNP
8 10 (5.81%) CCNA
9 6 (3.49%) GIAC
9 6 (3.49%) CCSA
10 5 (2.91%) CCSE
11 4 (2.33%) JNCIA
12 3 (1.74%) CRISC
12 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (1.16%) SAP Certification
13 2 (1.16%) CCIE
13 2 (1.16%) ISACA
13 2 (1.16%) JNCIS
13 2 (1.16%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (6.98%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.74%) COBIT
4 3 (1.74%) SLA
5 2 (1.16%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.58%) GPG13
System Software
1 12 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.74%) RACF
4 2 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.16%) ProxySG
4 2 (1.16%) Snort
5 1 (0.58%) Squid
5 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.74%) SCCM
1 3 (1.74%) Puppet
1 3 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.16%) Cacti
2 2 (1.16%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (1.16%) OpenView
2 2 (1.16%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (1.16%) ZENworks
3 1 (0.58%) Nessus
3 1 (0.58%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.58%) DatAdvantage
3 1 (0.58%) Cryoserver
Vendors
1 38 (22.09%) Cisco
2 21 (12.21%) CheckPoint
3 19 (11.05%) Juniper
4 18 (10.47%) Microsoft
5 13 (7.56%) VMware
6 11 (6.40%) Blue Coat
7 9 (5.23%) HP
7 9 (5.23%) SAP
8 8 (4.65%) Symantec
9 7 (4.07%) McAfee
9 7 (4.07%) F5
10 5 (2.91%) Websense
11 4 (2.33%) Dell
11 4 (2.33%) NETGEAR
11 4 (2.33%) Fortinet
11 4 (2.33%) SonicWALL
12 3 (1.74%) Sourcefire
12 3 (1.74%) Citrix
12 3 (1.74%) ArcSight
12 3 (1.74%) BMC
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