The first table below looks at the demand for the Security Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 64 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 9 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.99% 0.95% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate
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£351 £490 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £463
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
814 870 1062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 89.45% 92.26% 90.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 386 378
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 40 46
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £31.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
Security Consultant
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Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the Reading region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
3 7 (33.33%) Cisco
4 6 (28.57%) Apache
4 6 (28.57%) Firewall
5 5 (23.81%) F5
6 4 (19.05%) Network Management
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (19.05%) FortiGate
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (19.05%) Network Security
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (19.05%) BIG-IP
6 4 (19.05%) PKI
6 4 (19.05%) Windows
6 4 (19.05%) VoIP
6 4 (19.05%) SNMP
6 4 (19.05%) CCIE
6 4 (19.05%) CCNP
6 4 (19.05%) CISSP
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (19.05%) Check Point Certification
6 4 (19.05%) Juniper
6 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
6 4 (19.05%) OSPF
7 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 3 (14.29%) Citrix
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 3 (14.29%) Blue Coat

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 6 (28.57%) Apache
2 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) Lync
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) OSPF
2 4 (19.05%) VoIP
2 4 (19.05%) SNMP
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (19.05%) Network Security
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (19.05%) BIG-IP
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (4.76%) FWSM
4 1 (4.76%) VPN
4 1 (4.76%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) MPLS
4 1 (4.76%) BGP
4 1 (4.76%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) PKI
2 2 (9.52%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) zOS
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Network Management
2 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (9.52%) Project Management
2 2 (9.52%) Information Security Management
2 2 (9.52%) Security Management
2 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (9.52%) Information Security
2 2 (9.52%) Network Design
2 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
3 1 (4.76%) Workflow
3 1 (4.76%) Data Security
3 1 (4.76%) CRM
3 1 (4.76%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) CISSP
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (19.05%) Check Point Certification
3 4 (19.05%) CCIE
3 4 (19.05%) CCNP
4 1 (4.76%) CCDP
4 1 (4.76%) CCSP
4 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (9.52%) COBIT
2 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Xen
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) FortiGate
2 2 (9.52%) Nessus
2 2 (9.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (4.76%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco
2 5 (23.81%) F5
3 4 (19.05%) Juniper
3 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) Blue Coat
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle
5 2 (9.52%) IBM
5 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.76%) VMware