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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 44 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.53% 0.67% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£473 £493 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - -
Security Consultant
South West

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
360 438 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 95.49% 97.99% 91.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 329 59
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 15 18
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +200.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 1 £420 -
Security Consultant
South West

Security Consultant
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) CESG
2 1 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (33.33%) JSP 440
2 1 (33.33%) ISMS
2 1 (33.33%) RMADS
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Law
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
General
1 1 (33.33%) Law
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) JSP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) CESG
2 1 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (33.33%) RMADS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) ISMS
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) JSP 440
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS