The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 23 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.13% 1.04% 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 1.26% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £433 £413
% change year-on-year
+15.60% +4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £47.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex 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
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
159 159 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 89.83% 82.38% 90.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 93 84
Average daily rate £400 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £551 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Consultant in the job title across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Consultant across the Middlesex region.

Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Information Security
1 6 (85.71%) Risk Management
1 6 (85.71%) Data Protection
1 6 (85.71%) PCI DSS
2 5 (71.43%) Security Management
3 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
3 4 (57.14%) Information Security Management
3 4 (57.14%) Cryptography
3 4 (57.14%) Information Management
3 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (57.14%) CISA
3 4 (57.14%) CISSP
3 4 (57.14%) Smart Meter
3 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (57.14%) PKI
3 4 (57.14%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (57.14%) Security Testing
4 3 (42.86%) ISMS
4 3 (42.86%) CISM
4 3 (42.86%) CRISC
5 2 (28.57%) Data Security
5 2 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) COBIT
5 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
6 1 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
1 4 (57.14%) Cryptography
1 4 (57.14%) Smart Meter
1 4 (57.14%) PKI
1 4 (57.14%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Information Security
1 6 (85.71%) Risk Management
1 6 (85.71%) Data Protection
2 5 (71.43%) Security Management
3 4 (57.14%) Information Security Management
3 4 (57.14%) Information Management
3 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (57.14%) Security Testing
4 3 (42.86%) ISMS
5 2 (28.57%) Data Security
5 2 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
6 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CISA
1 4 (57.14%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) CISM
2 3 (42.86%) CRISC
3 1 (14.29%) ISSAP
3 1 (14.29%) MCTS
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) PCI DSS
2 2 (28.57%) COBIT
3 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) McAfee
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft