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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 150 103 100
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 13 40 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 1.28% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 1.39% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 23 13
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£475 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £397 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £500 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 £443 £432
% change year-on-year
+5.08% +2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Security Consultant
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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 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
4112 2879 2647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.54% 92.13% 92.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2469 1604 1316
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £218 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 182 204
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.93 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 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
Manchester -21 4 - - 5
Cheshire -24 4 £475 +11.76%
Merseyside - 3 £584 -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 28 (66.67%) Information Security
2 14 (33.33%) CISSP
3 13 (30.95%) Finance
4 12 (28.57%) Firewall
5 10 (23.81%) Risk Management
6 9 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (19.05%) Security Architecture
8 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 7 (16.67%) CISM
9 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
10 5 (11.90%) Network Security
10 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
10 5 (11.90%) Banking
10 5 (11.90%) Security Management
10 5 (11.90%) DHCP
10 5 (11.90%) DNS
11 4 (9.52%) SSL
11 4 (9.52%) VoIP
11 4 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 4 (9.52%) Websense
11 4 (9.52%) VPN
11 4 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (9.52%) Wireless
11 4 (9.52%) Law
11 4 (9.52%) Retail
11 4 (9.52%) Military
11 4 (9.52%) Network Management
11 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (9.52%) Data Protection
11 4 (9.52%) PCI DSS

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) Firewall
2 5 (11.90%) DHCP
2 5 (11.90%) DNS
2 5 (11.90%) Network Security
3 4 (9.52%) SSL
3 4 (9.52%) VoIP
3 4 (9.52%) VPN
3 4 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (9.52%) Wireless
4 3 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.38%) VLAN
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Banking
3 4 (9.52%) Retail
3 4 (9.52%) Law
3 4 (9.52%) Military
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.76%) CESG
4 2 (4.76%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (4.76%) PKI
4 2 (4.76%) GIS
5 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.38%) SCADA
5 1 (2.38%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (66.67%) Information Security
2 10 (23.81%) Risk Management
3 8 (19.05%) Security Architecture
4 5 (11.90%) Security Management
5 4 (9.52%) Data Protection
5 4 (9.52%) Network Management
6 3 (7.14%) SAP Security
6 3 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (7.14%) Migration
7 2 (4.76%) ITIL
7 2 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (2.38%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (2.38%) SIEM
8 1 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.38%) Project Governance
8 1 (2.38%) Performance Improvement
8 1 (2.38%) Functional Testing
8 1 (2.38%) Cyber Security
8 1 (2.38%) Data Privacy
8 1 (2.38%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) SQL
1 1 (2.38%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) CISSP
2 7 (16.67%) CISM
2 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) GIAC
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.76%) CCNP
6 1 (2.38%) CCNA
6 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.38%) CISA
6 1 (2.38%) CEH
6 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (9.52%) PCI DSS
2 4 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.38%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (2.38%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Websense
2 3 (7.14%) Kaspersky
2 3 (7.14%) SAP
2 3 (7.14%) Symantec
2 3 (7.14%) Sophos
3 2 (4.76%) McAfee
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) Citrix
4 1 (2.38%) CA
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) Splunk
4 1 (2.38%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.38%) Trustwave
4 1 (2.38%) Rapid7
4 1 (2.38%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.38%) IronPort
4 1 (2.38%) Qualys
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