The first table below looks at the demand for the Security Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 29 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 Scotland 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 115 100 104
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 19 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.69% 0.41% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.43% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 0
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £34.30
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2535 2317 2451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.28% 93.96% 93.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1335 1119 1136
Average daily rate £370 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 79 112
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.48 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £29.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Security Consultant
UK

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Security Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
Glasgow -3 9 £433 +43.68%
Edinburgh -15 9 £375 +13.20%
Security Consultant
UK

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 18 (75.00%) CISSP
2 17 (70.83%) Information Security
3 16 (66.67%) Finance
4 9 (37.50%) CEH
4 9 (37.50%) CISM
5 7 (29.17%) Risk Management
6 6 (25.00%) Firewall
6 6 (25.00%) Banking
6 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (20.83%) CCSP
7 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (20.83%) SSCP
7 5 (20.83%) Windows
7 5 (20.83%) GIAC
8 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (16.67%) Security Management
8 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
8 4 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (16.67%) LAN
8 4 (16.67%) WAN
8 4 (16.67%) UNIX
8 4 (16.67%) CISA
8 4 (16.67%) CISMP
9 3 (12.50%) Marketing
9 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
9 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
9 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
9 3 (12.50%) Data Architecture
9 3 (12.50%) Data Management
9 3 (12.50%) Cryptography

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.67%) LAN
2 4 (16.67%) WAN
3 3 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 16 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) Cryptography
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Information Security
2 7 (29.17%) Risk Management
3 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (16.67%) Security Management
5 3 (12.50%) Data Security
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL
5 3 (12.50%) Data Management
5 3 (12.50%) Information Management
5 3 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (12.50%) Data Architecture
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 3 (12.50%) SIEM
6 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (4.17%) GAP Analysis
Qualifications
1 18 (75.00%) CISSP
2 9 (37.50%) CEH
2 9 (37.50%) CISM
3 5 (20.83%) GIAC
3 5 (20.83%) CCSP
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (20.83%) SSCP
4 4 (16.67%) CISA
4 4 (16.67%) CISMP
5 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) CRD IV
1 3 (12.50%) COREP
1 3 (12.50%) FINREP
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) Brightmail
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) IronPort
1 1 (4.17%) F5