The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset 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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.30% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£650 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £47.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
313 196 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 93.43% 94.23% 91.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 130 91
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 21 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +130.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £15.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £32.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Security Consultant
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) RMADS
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) JSP 440
3 1 (33.33%) ISMS
3 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Law
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) CESG
3 1 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Law
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) RMADS
3 1 (33.33%) CESG
3 1 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISMS
3 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) JSP 440