The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 101 121 108
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 25 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.12% 0.38% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.40% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 12
Median daily rate £463 £400 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -3.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £320 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 - -
Security Consultant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2101 3037 2632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.26% 95.14% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1263 1573 1415
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £260 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 60 66
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Security Consultant in the job title.

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 26 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +20 12 £475 +58.06%
Edinburgh +16 11 £500 +25.00% 1
Security Consultant
UK

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Security Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 45 (64.29%) Data Centre
2 38 (54.29%) Finance
3 30 (42.86%) Banking
4 25 (35.71%) Law
5 17 (24.29%) Qualys
6 16 (22.86%) Vulnerability Management
7 15 (21.43%) Intel Security
8 14 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 13 (18.57%) Symantec
9 13 (18.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 12 (17.14%) Network Security
10 12 (17.14%) Windows
11 11 (15.71%) Splunk
12 10 (14.29%) CISSP
12 10 (14.29%) SIEM
13 9 (12.86%) Firewall
13 9 (12.86%) CISM
13 9 (12.86%) Information Security
13 9 (12.86%) PKI
14 8 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (11.43%) Norton AntiVirus
15 7 (10.00%) RACF
15 7 (10.00%) Forcepoint
15 7 (10.00%) Hadoop
15 7 (10.00%) PCI DSS
15 7 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
15 7 (10.00%) Data Loss Prevention
16 6 (8.57%) CheckPoint
16 6 (8.57%) Unix
17 5 (7.14%) Web Services

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.43%) CICS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.14%) Network Security
2 9 (12.86%) Firewall
3 3 (4.29%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.86%) WAN
4 2 (2.86%) Wireless
5 1 (1.43%) BGP
5 1 (1.43%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (1.43%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.43%) FCoE
5 1 (1.43%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.43%) FWSM
5 1 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.43%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.43%) OSPF
5 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.43%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (5.71%) Big Data
General
1 38 (54.29%) Finance
2 30 (42.86%) Banking
3 25 (35.71%) Law
4 2 (2.86%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.86%) Publishing
5 1 (1.43%) Advertising
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) Web Services
2 4 (5.71%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 45 (64.29%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.86%) PKI
3 4 (5.71%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.29%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.86%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.43%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.43%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.43%) Health Informatics
6 1 (1.43%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.14%) Windows
2 6 (8.57%) Unix
3 4 (5.71%) Linux
4 2 (2.86%) zOS
5 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.43%) Solaris
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.86%) Vulnerability Management
2 10 (14.29%) SIEM
3 9 (12.86%) Information Security
4 8 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (10.00%) Data Loss Prevention
6 5 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
6 5 (7.14%) Planning and Forecasting
6 5 (7.14%) Security Management
6 5 (7.14%) Threat Management
7 4 (5.71%) Business Continuity
7 4 (5.71%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.29%) Compliance Management
8 3 (4.29%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (4.29%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.29%) Project Management
8 3 (4.29%) Security Architecture
8 3 (4.29%) Service Management
8 3 (4.29%) Threat Modelling
9 2 (2.86%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.14%) Java
2 3 (4.29%) C#
2 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.29%) VBScript
3 1 (1.43%) Perl
3 1 (1.43%) Python
3 1 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (14.29%) CISSP
2 9 (12.86%) CISM
3 5 (7.14%) CCNP
3 5 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.29%) CCIE
4 3 (4.29%) CCNA
4 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.86%) CCSA
5 2 (2.86%) CCSE
6 1 (1.43%) CEH
6 1 (1.43%) CISA
6 1 (1.43%) Degree
6 1 (1.43%) GIAC
6 1 (1.43%) MCP
6 1 (1.43%) MCSE
6 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 5 (7.14%) COBIT
4 2 (2.86%) ISO27005
System Software
1 14 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.00%) RACF
3 4 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.86%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 8 (11.43%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (5.71%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (5.71%) QRadar
3 3 (4.29%) SCCM
3 3 (4.29%) zSecure
4 2 (2.86%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.43%) Cacti
5 1 (1.43%) Nagios
5 1 (1.43%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 17 (24.29%) Qualys
2 15 (21.43%) Intel Security
3 13 (18.57%) Symantec
4 11 (15.71%) Splunk
5 7 (10.00%) Forcepoint
6 6 (8.57%) CheckPoint
7 5 (7.14%) CA
7 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
8 4 (5.71%) Cisco
8 4 (5.71%) F5
9 3 (4.29%) ArcSight
9 3 (4.29%) Juniper
10 2 (2.86%) Blue Coat
10 2 (2.86%) Cyber-Ark
10 2 (2.86%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.86%) Sophos
11 1 (1.43%) Aruba
11 1 (1.43%) IBM
11 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.43%) SolarWinds