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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 90 123 122
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 31 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.55% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 0.26% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 4
Median daily rate £450 £450 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £485 £495
% change year-on-year
+3.09% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 - -
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
1903 2666 2711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.96% 93.54% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1122 1376 1462
Median daily rate £365 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 46 52
Median hourly rate £14.93 £20.00 £15.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.35% +25.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +41 27 £450 -
Glasgow +6 2 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Security Consultant
UK

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 28 (48.28%) Finance
1 28 (48.28%) Data Centre
2 21 (36.21%) Law
3 16 (27.59%) CISSP
4 15 (25.86%) Firewall
4 15 (25.86%) Banking
5 14 (24.14%) Information Security
5 14 (24.14%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (22.41%) Vulnerability Management
6 13 (22.41%) Qualys
7 12 (20.69%) Network Security
7 12 (20.69%) Windows
8 11 (18.97%) CheckPoint
9 10 (17.24%) Risk Management
9 10 (17.24%) Intel Security
9 10 (17.24%) CEH
10 9 (15.52%) Security Architecture
10 9 (15.52%) F5
10 9 (15.52%) GIAC
10 9 (15.52%) Symantec
11 8 (13.79%) Splunk
11 8 (13.79%) SIEM
11 8 (13.79%) Security Cleared
12 7 (12.07%) SC Cleared
12 7 (12.07%) SANS
12 7 (12.07%) CREST Certified
12 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (12.07%) Cryptography
12 7 (12.07%) Cisco
12 7 (12.07%) Active Directory

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.86%) Firewall
2 12 (20.69%) Network Security
3 4 (6.90%) BIG-IP
3 4 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (6.90%) DNS
3 4 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (5.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.45%) WAN
6 1 (1.72%) BGP
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (1.72%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.72%) FCoE
6 1 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.72%) FWSM
6 1 (1.72%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.72%) MPLS
6 1 (1.72%) OSPF
6 1 (1.72%) VLAN
6 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) Big Data
1 4 (6.90%) RDBMS
1 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.17%) DB2
3 1 (1.72%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 28 (48.28%) Finance
2 21 (36.21%) Law
3 15 (25.86%) Banking
4 3 (5.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (48.28%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.07%) Cryptography
3 4 (6.90%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.90%) PKI
4 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.17%) Statistics
5 1 (1.72%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Windows
2 6 (10.34%) Linux
3 4 (6.90%) Unix
4 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.72%) Solaris
4 1 (1.72%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) Cybersecurity
1 14 (24.14%) Information Security
2 13 (22.41%) Vulnerability Management
3 10 (17.24%) Risk Management
4 9 (15.52%) Security Architecture
5 8 (13.79%) SIEM
6 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.34%) Configuration Management
7 6 (10.34%) Ethical Hacking
7 6 (10.34%) Information Assurance
7 6 (10.34%) Security Operations
8 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (6.90%) Use Case
10 3 (5.17%) BCP
10 3 (5.17%) Business Continuity Planning
10 3 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.17%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (5.17%) Load Balancing
10 3 (5.17%) Process Management
10 3 (5.17%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.90%) C#
1 4 (6.90%) Perl
1 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
1 4 (6.90%) Python
1 4 (6.90%) VBScript
2 3 (5.17%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) VBA
3 2 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (27.59%) CISSP
2 10 (17.24%) CEH
3 9 (15.52%) GIAC
4 8 (13.79%) Security Cleared
5 7 (12.07%) CISM
5 7 (12.07%) CREST Certified
5 7 (12.07%) SANS
5 7 (12.07%) SC Cleared
6 4 (6.90%) CCNP
6 4 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (5.17%) CCIE
8 2 (3.45%) CCNA
8 2 (3.45%) CCSA
8 2 (3.45%) CCSE
9 1 (1.72%) Degree
9 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.90%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.17%) COBIT
4 1 (1.72%) ISO27005
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (6.90%) QRadar
2 4 (6.90%) SCCM
3 2 (3.45%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.72%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (1.72%) Cacti
4 1 (1.72%) Nagios
4 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) Qualys
2 11 (18.97%) CheckPoint
3 10 (17.24%) Intel Security
4 9 (15.52%) F5
4 9 (15.52%) Symantec
5 8 (13.79%) Splunk
6 7 (12.07%) Cisco
7 5 (8.62%) Blue Coat
7 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
8 4 (6.90%) Fortinet
9 3 (5.17%) Forcepoint
9 3 (5.17%) Juniper
10 2 (3.45%) IBM
10 2 (3.45%) Sophos
11 1 (1.72%) ArcSight
11 1 (1.72%) Aruba
11 1 (1.72%) HP
11 1 (1.72%) Oracle
11 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds