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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 103 128 113
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 32 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.27% 0.38% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 0.40% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 13
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £520 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £466 £440
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.45 - -
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
2381 3036 2589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.19% 95.11% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1377 1534 1367
Median daily rate £350 £352 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.44% -3.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 72 62
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.13 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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
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 27 July 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 +25 16 £475 +58.06%
Edinburgh 0 13 £480 +20.00% 5
Security Consultant
UK

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 57 (68.67%) Data Centre
2 51 (61.45%) Finance
3 34 (40.96%) Banking
4 32 (38.55%) Law
5 24 (28.92%) Active Directory
5 24 (28.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (24.10%) Intel Security
7 19 (22.89%) RACF
8 17 (20.48%) CA
8 17 (20.48%) Qualys
9 15 (18.07%) Vulnerability Management
9 15 (18.07%) CA Single Sign-On
10 14 (16.87%) Identity Access Management
11 12 (14.46%) SIEM
12 11 (13.25%) Splunk
12 11 (13.25%) Symantec
13 10 (12.05%) Financial Institution
13 10 (12.05%) Information Security
13 10 (12.05%) Network Security
14 9 (10.84%) PKI
14 9 (10.84%) Hadoop
14 9 (10.84%) CISSP
15 8 (9.64%) Windows
15 8 (9.64%) CISM
15 8 (9.64%) Forcepoint
15 8 (9.64%) Hedge funds
16 7 (8.43%) PCI DSS
16 7 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
16 7 (8.43%) Unix
17 6 (7.23%) Data Loss Prevention

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 (2.41%) Apache
1 2 (2.41%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.05%) Network Security
2 5 (6.02%) Firewall
3 2 (2.41%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.41%) LDAP
3 2 (2.41%) Wireless
4 1 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.20%) VLAN
4 1 (1.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.84%) Hadoop
2 5 (6.02%) Big Data
3 4 (4.82%) Data Lake
General
1 51 (61.45%) Finance
2 34 (40.96%) Banking
3 32 (38.55%) Law
4 10 (12.05%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.41%) Marketing
6 1 (1.20%) Advertising
6 1 (1.20%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.02%) Web Services
2 4 (4.82%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 57 (68.67%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.84%) PKI
3 8 (9.64%) Hedge funds
4 5 (6.02%) Mainframe
5 4 (4.82%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.61%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (2.41%) Clustering
7 2 (2.41%) Health Informatics
7 2 (2.41%) Informatics
8 1 (1.20%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.20%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.64%) Windows
2 7 (8.43%) Unix
3 3 (3.61%) Linux
3 3 (3.61%) Solaris
3 3 (3.61%) zOS
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.07%) Vulnerability Management
2 14 (16.87%) Identity Access Management
3 12 (14.46%) SIEM
4 10 (12.05%) Information Security
5 7 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (7.23%) Data Loss Prevention
7 5 (6.02%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (6.02%) Planning and Forecasting
7 5 (6.02%) Security Management
8 4 (4.82%) Security Operations
8 4 (4.82%) Service Management
8 4 (4.82%) Threat Management
9 3 (3.61%) Business Continuity
9 3 (3.61%) ITIL
9 3 (3.61%) Performance Improvement
9 3 (3.61%) Portfolio Management
9 3 (3.61%) Project Management
9 3 (3.61%) Risk Management
9 3 (3.61%) Security Architecture
9 3 (3.61%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.02%) Java
2 1 (1.20%) C#
2 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (10.84%) CISSP
2 8 (9.64%) CISM
3 4 (4.82%) CCNA
3 4 (4.82%) CCNP
3 4 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.41%) CCIE
5 2 (2.41%) CCSA
5 2 (2.41%) CCSE
5 2 (2.41%) CISA
5 2 (2.41%) MCP
5 2 (2.41%) MCSE
5 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (28.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (8.43%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.82%) COBIT
4 2 (2.41%) ISO27005
System Software
1 24 (28.92%) Active Directory
2 19 (22.89%) RACF
3 3 (3.61%) ACF2
3 3 (3.61%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (2.41%) Veritas File System
4 2 (2.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 15 (18.07%) CA Single Sign-On
2 5 (6.02%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (4.82%) zSecure
4 3 (3.61%) QRadar
5 2 (2.41%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (24.10%) Intel Security
2 17 (20.48%) CA
2 17 (20.48%) Qualys
3 11 (13.25%) Splunk
3 11 (13.25%) Symantec
4 8 (9.64%) Forcepoint
5 4 (4.82%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.61%) ArcSight
6 3 (3.61%) Cyber-Ark
6 3 (3.61%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.41%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.41%) Cisco
7 2 (2.41%) F5
7 2 (2.41%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.41%) Juniper
7 2 (2.41%) Sophos
7 2 (2.41%) Veritas
8 1 (1.20%) IBM
8 1 (1.20%) Oracle