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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 338 341 315
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 70 74 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.33% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.35% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 59 57
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £338 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £560 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - -
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
20537 21067 20000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.17% 92.93% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14167 14838 13477
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 372 448
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +1 12 £450 +2.85% 2
Ilford - 6 £500 -
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Docklands, London 0 1 £600 +20.00%
Brentford - 1 £470 -
Bromley - 1 £360 -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 55 (35.95%) Information Security
2 48 (31.37%) CISSP
3 38 (24.84%) Finance
4 37 (24.18%) Firewall
5 28 (18.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 26 (16.99%) Network Security
7 25 (16.34%) Cisco
8 20 (13.07%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (13.07%) Cyber Security
9 18 (11.76%) CISM
9 18 (11.76%) Security Cleared
10 17 (11.11%) Risk Management
11 16 (10.46%) CheckPoint
12 14 (9.15%) PCI DSS
12 14 (9.15%) SC Cleared
12 14 (9.15%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (9.15%) SAP Security
12 14 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (9.15%) SAP
12 14 (9.15%) Windows
13 13 (8.50%) Risk Assessment
14 12 (7.84%) Active Directory
14 12 (7.84%) CCNP
14 12 (7.84%) Security Management
15 11 (7.19%) Telecoms
15 11 (7.19%) Security Architecture
15 11 (7.19%) Data Protection
16 10 (6.54%) SIEM
16 10 (6.54%) CISA
16 10 (6.54%) Microsoft

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 5 (3.27%) SharePoint
1 5 (3.27%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.61%) Lync
3 2 (1.31%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (3.92%) MS Office
1 6 (3.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.27%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.65%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.61%) SaaS
2 3 (1.96%) Office 365
2 3 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (24.18%) Firewall
2 26 (16.99%) Network Security
3 14 (9.15%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (4.58%) Cisco ISE
4 7 (4.58%) Wireless
5 6 (3.92%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.92%) DMZ
6 4 (2.61%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (2.61%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (1.96%) Intranet
7 3 (1.96%) Internet
7 3 (1.96%) Extranet
7 3 (1.96%) WAN
8 2 (1.31%) VPN
8 2 (1.31%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.31%) MPLS
8 2 (1.31%) NetScaler
8 2 (1.31%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.61%) SQL Server
1 4 (2.61%) SAP BW
2 3 (1.96%) SAP BI
2 3 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.65%) DB2
General
1 38 (24.84%) Finance
2 11 (7.19%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.92%) Retail
3 6 (3.92%) Games
4 5 (3.27%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (3.27%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.27%) Banking
5 3 (1.96%) Law
6 2 (1.31%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.31%) Advertising
6 2 (1.31%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Local Government
7 1 (0.65%) Military
7 1 (0.65%) Legal
7 1 (0.65%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.27%) .NET
2 4 (2.61%) SailPoint
3 2 (1.31%) SAML
3 2 (1.31%) OAuth
4 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
4 1 (0.65%) OAuth2
4 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.65%) CSS
4 1 (0.65%) SOAP
4 1 (0.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.92%) SCADA
4 5 (3.27%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (2.61%) PKI
5 4 (2.61%) CESG
5 4 (2.61%) FMCG
5 4 (2.61%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.96%) RMADS
7 2 (1.31%) Human Factors
7 2 (1.31%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.31%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.65%) Social Media
8 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.15%) Windows
2 8 (5.23%) Linux
3 6 (3.92%) UNIX
4 2 (1.31%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.65%) Solaris
5 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.65%) Debian
5 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.65%) CentOS
5 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (35.95%) Information Security
2 20 (13.07%) Cyber Security
3 17 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 14 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (9.15%) SAP Security
5 13 (8.50%) Risk Assessment
6 12 (7.84%) Security Management
7 11 (7.19%) Security Architecture
7 11 (7.19%) Data Protection
8 10 (6.54%) SIEM
9 9 (5.88%) ITIL
9 9 (5.88%) Identity Management
10 8 (5.23%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (5.23%) Risk Analysis
11 6 (3.92%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (3.92%) Network Planning
11 6 (3.92%) Information Assurance
11 6 (3.92%) Business Development
12 5 (3.27%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (3.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.27%) C#
1 5 (3.27%) SQL
2 2 (1.31%) Java
3 1 (0.65%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 48 (31.37%) CISSP
2 20 (13.07%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (11.76%) CISM
3 18 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 14 (9.15%) SC Cleared
5 12 (7.84%) CCNP
6 10 (6.54%) CISA
7 9 (5.88%) CCIE
7 9 (5.88%) Degree
8 6 (3.92%) GIAC
9 4 (2.61%) GCIH
9 4 (2.61%) CCNA
9 4 (2.61%) CRISC
9 4 (2.61%) CEH
10 2 (1.31%) MCSE
10 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.31%) PMP
10 2 (1.31%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.31%) CCSE
11 1 (0.65%) GCWN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (18.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (9.15%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (3.92%) QA
5 5 (3.27%) GPG13
6 2 (1.31%) SLA
6 2 (1.31%) COBIT
7 1 (0.65%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (7.84%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.27%) Snort
3 4 (2.61%) Squid
4 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.65%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (3.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 5 (3.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 4 (2.61%) DatAdvantage
3 2 (1.31%) OpenIDM
3 2 (1.31%) OpenAM
3 2 (1.31%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (1.31%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.65%) Nagios
4 1 (0.65%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.65%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.65%) OSSEC
4 1 (0.65%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 25 (16.34%) Cisco
2 16 (10.46%) CheckPoint
3 14 (9.15%) SAP
4 10 (6.54%) Oracle
4 10 (6.54%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.58%) IBM
5 7 (4.58%) HP
5 7 (4.58%) Juniper
6 5 (3.27%) Dell
6 5 (3.27%) Blue Coat
6 5 (3.27%) Sourcefire
6 5 (3.27%) Cyber-Ark
6 5 (3.27%) Varonis
7 4 (2.61%) F5
7 4 (2.61%) Splunk
7 4 (2.61%) ArcSight
7 4 (2.61%) Rapid7
7 4 (2.61%) Sun
7 4 (2.61%) Websense
7 4 (2.61%) ScanSafe
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