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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 105 128 123
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 45 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.55% 0.26% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 0.28% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 7
Median daily rate £480 £394 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.90% -7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £338 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £485 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £445
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.90 - -
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
2682 2884 2556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.64% 95.34% 93.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1497 1490 1402
Median daily rate £365 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 86 74
Median hourly rate £14.93 £18.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.40% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Edinburgh +12 24 £478 +41.48%
Glasgow - 15 - -
Inverclyde - 2 £440 -
Security Consultant
UK

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 50 (69.44%) Data Centre
2 44 (61.11%) Finance
3 31 (43.06%) Banking
4 27 (37.50%) Law
5 23 (31.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 22 (30.56%) Active Directory
7 20 (27.78%) Intel Security
8 19 (26.39%) RACF
9 17 (23.61%) CA
10 15 (20.83%) CA Single Sign-On
11 14 (19.44%) Identity Access Management
12 12 (16.67%) Qualys
13 11 (15.28%) SIEM
14 10 (13.89%) Splunk
14 10 (13.89%) Financial Institution
15 9 (12.50%) Information Security
15 9 (12.50%) Symantec
15 9 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
15 9 (12.50%) Hadoop
16 8 (11.11%) PKI
16 8 (11.11%) Hedge funds
17 7 (9.72%) Network Security
17 7 (9.72%) Forcepoint
17 7 (9.72%) CISSP
17 7 (9.72%) CISM
18 6 (8.33%) PCI DSS
19 5 (6.94%) Big Data
19 5 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
19 5 (6.94%) Mainframe
19 5 (6.94%) Unix

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 2 (2.78%) Apache
1 2 (2.78%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) Network Security
2 2 (2.78%) Firewall
2 2 (2.78%) LDAP
2 2 (2.78%) Wireless
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 5 (6.94%) Big Data
General
1 44 (61.11%) Finance
2 31 (43.06%) Banking
3 27 (37.50%) Law
4 10 (13.89%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.78%) Marketing
6 1 (1.39%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) JSON
1 4 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 50 (69.44%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.11%) Hedge funds
2 8 (11.11%) PKI
3 5 (6.94%) Mainframe
4 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.78%) Clustering
6 2 (2.78%) Health Informatics
6 2 (2.78%) Informatics
7 1 (1.39%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.39%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.94%) Unix
1 5 (6.94%) Windows
2 3 (4.17%) zOS
3 2 (2.78%) Linux
3 2 (2.78%) Solaris
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.44%) Identity Access Management
2 11 (15.28%) SIEM
3 9 (12.50%) Information Security
3 9 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (5.56%) Planning and Forecasting
5 4 (5.56%) Security Management
5 4 (5.56%) Security Operations
5 4 (5.56%) Service Management
6 3 (4.17%) ITIL
6 3 (4.17%) Performance Improvement
6 3 (4.17%) Performance Management
6 3 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (4.17%) Project Management
6 3 (4.17%) Security Architecture
6 3 (4.17%) Threat Management
6 3 (4.17%) Unit Testing
7 2 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.78%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) CISM
1 7 (9.72%) CISSP
2 3 (4.17%) CCNA
2 3 (4.17%) CCNP
2 3 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.78%) CISA
3 2 (2.78%) MCP
3 2 (2.78%) MCSE
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) CCIE
4 1 (1.39%) CCSA
4 1 (1.39%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (31.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (8.33%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.17%) COBIT
4 2 (2.78%) ISO27005
System Software
1 22 (30.56%) Active Directory
2 19 (26.39%) RACF
3 3 (4.17%) ACF2
4 2 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (2.78%) Veritas File System
4 2 (2.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (20.83%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (5.56%) zSecure
3 3 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (4.17%) QRadar
4 1 (1.39%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (27.78%) Intel Security
2 17 (23.61%) CA
3 12 (16.67%) Qualys
4 10 (13.89%) Splunk
5 9 (12.50%) Symantec
6 7 (9.72%) Forcepoint
7 3 (4.17%) ArcSight
7 3 (4.17%) Cyber-Ark
8 2 (2.78%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.78%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.78%) Veritas
9 1 (1.39%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.39%) Cisco
9 1 (1.39%) F5
9 1 (1.39%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.39%) Juniper
9 1 (1.39%) Sophos