The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.73% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate £410 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £466 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+3.61% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 - -
Security Consultant
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
379 219 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 93.58% 95.22% 92.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 138 128
Average daily rate £400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 12
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £9.50 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £30.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Security Consultant
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 13 (81.25%) Information Security
2 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) Network Design
2 8 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (50.00%) Network Security
3 7 (43.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (43.75%) FTP
3 7 (43.75%) HTTPS
3 7 (43.75%) SSL
4 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 6 (37.50%) RMADS
4 6 (37.50%) Data Protection
4 6 (37.50%) PCI DSS
4 6 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (37.50%) ISO27005
4 6 (37.50%) Ethical Hacking
4 6 (37.50%) Security Auditing
5 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (31.25%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (31.25%) Information Assurance
6 2 (12.50%) F5
6 2 (12.50%) Banking
6 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco
6 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 1 (6.25%) Unix
7 1 (6.25%) Linux
7 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.25%) Finance

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 8 (50.00%) Firewall
1 8 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 8 (50.00%) Network Security
2 7 (43.75%) FTP
2 7 (43.75%) HTTPS
2 7 (43.75%) SSL
General
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Information Security
2 8 (50.00%) Network Design
3 6 (37.50%) Data Protection
3 6 (37.50%) Ethical Hacking
3 6 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 6 (37.50%) Security Auditing
4 5 (31.25%) Information Assurance
4 5 (31.25%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (37.50%) ISO27005
2 6 (37.50%) PCI DSS
2 6 (37.50%) RMADS
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
1 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco
1 2 (12.50%) F5
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft