The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 135 142 122
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 35 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.87% 0.59% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.62% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 10
Average daily rate £550 £420 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% +8.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £410 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £498 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £438 £468
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £60.00 -
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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3793 3688 2913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.28% 94.25% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2285 1963 1534
Average daily rate £400 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 222 208
Average hourly rate £18.80 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.93% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.22 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £49.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Security Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Consultant across the North West region.

Security Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Security Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester +9 24 £550 +15.78% 4
Cheshire -3 4 £425 +3.65% 1
Merseyside +3 2 - -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 49 (57.65%) Information Security
2 36 (42.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (30.59%) Risk Management
4 24 (28.24%) PCI DSS
5 22 (25.88%) Security Management
6 20 (23.53%) Information Security Management
7 19 (22.35%) Management Information System
7 19 (22.35%) CISSP
8 18 (21.18%) Finance
9 16 (18.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (17.65%) Network Security
10 15 (17.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 13 (15.29%) Windows
11 13 (15.29%) SIEM
11 13 (15.29%) Vulnerability Management
12 12 (14.12%) Cybersecurity
12 12 (14.12%) CISM
13 10 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (10.59%) Penetration Testing
14 9 (10.59%) Firewall
15 8 (9.41%) Data Centre
15 8 (9.41%) Security Architecture
15 8 (9.41%) SC Cleared
15 8 (9.41%) Security Cleared
16 7 (8.24%) PKI
17 6 (7.06%) Banking
17 6 (7.06%) SQL
17 6 (7.06%) OWASP
18 5 (5.88%) Android
18 5 (5.88%) FMCG

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (2.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) SAP HCM
1 2 (2.35%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.18%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.53%) SaaS
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.65%) Network Security
2 9 (10.59%) Firewall
3 3 (3.53%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.35%) BIG-IP
4 2 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.35%) DHCP
4 2 (2.35%) DNS
4 2 (2.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (2.35%) Internet
4 2 (2.35%) LAN
4 2 (2.35%) VPN
5 1 (1.18%) DMZ
5 1 (1.18%) IPsec
5 1 (1.18%) SSL
5 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.18%) tcpdump
5 1 (1.18%) VLAN
5 1 (1.18%) WAN
5 1 (1.18%) Wireless
5 1 (1.18%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) ClearCase
1 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.35%) JIRA
General
1 18 (21.18%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Banking
3 3 (3.53%) Law
3 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.18%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.53%) OAuth
1 3 (3.53%) SAML
1 3 (3.53%) Web Services
2 1 (1.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.35%) Management Information System
2 8 (9.41%) Data Centre
3 7 (8.24%) PKI
4 5 (5.88%) FMCG
5 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.53%) Public Cloud
6 3 (3.53%) Social Media
7 2 (2.35%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (1.18%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.29%) Windows
2 5 (5.88%) Android
2 5 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.71%) Linux
3 4 (4.71%) Unix
4 2 (2.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (57.65%) Information Security
2 26 (30.59%) Risk Management
3 22 (25.88%) Security Management
4 20 (23.53%) Information Security Management
5 16 (18.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (15.29%) SIEM
6 13 (15.29%) Vulnerability Management
7 12 (14.12%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (10.59%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (9.41%) Security Architecture
11 6 (7.06%) OWASP
12 5 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
13 4 (4.71%) Risk Assessment
13 4 (4.71%) SDLC
13 4 (4.71%) Threat Management
14 3 (3.53%) Business Intelligence
14 3 (3.53%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (3.53%) Data Management
14 3 (3.53%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.06%) SQL
2 3 (3.53%) Java
2 3 (3.53%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.53%) PHP
3 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.18%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (22.35%) CISSP
2 12 (14.12%) CISM
3 8 (9.41%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.41%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.71%) CESG Certified Professional
4 4 (4.71%) CLAS
5 3 (3.53%) CCNP
5 3 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.35%) CCIE
6 2 (2.35%) CCSA
6 2 (2.35%) CISA
7 1 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.18%) CEH
7 1 (1.18%) CISMP
7 1 (1.18%) Degree
7 1 (1.18%) GIAC
7 1 (1.18%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (42.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (28.24%) PCI DSS
3 15 (17.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.35%) COBIT
4 2 (2.35%) QA
4 2 (2.35%) RMADS
5 1 (1.18%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (4.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.53%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (4.71%) QRadar
2 3 (3.53%) Proventia
Vendors
1 4 (4.71%) IBM
1 4 (4.71%) Intel Security
1 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
1 4 (4.71%) Splunk
1 4 (4.71%) Symantec
2 3 (3.53%) CheckPoint
2 3 (3.53%) Cisco
2 3 (3.53%) Forcepoint
2 3 (3.53%) Juniper
2 3 (3.53%) SAP
2 3 (3.53%) Sourcefire
3 2 (2.35%) Actimize
3 2 (2.35%) F5
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle
3 2 (2.35%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.18%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.18%) LogRhythm
4 1 (1.18%) Qualys
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