The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 172 198 204
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 81 57 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.95% 0.61% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.65% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 14 19
Average daily rate £500 £525 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £429 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £625 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £495 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.05% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 - -
Security Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8034 8717 7813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.91% 93.76% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4854 4667 4070
Average daily rate £385 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 421 454
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.28 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Security Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Consultant across the South East region.

Security Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Security Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire +9 18 £463 -26.00% 11
Buckinghamshire +25 17 £500 -3.84%
Hampshire +13 15 £500 -2.43% 2
Surrey -14 15 £500 - 4
Oxfordshire - 4 - - 1
Middlesex -2 1 £275 - 1
Sussex - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £550 -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 71 (47.33%) Information Security
2 56 (37.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 53 (35.33%) CISSP
4 42 (28.00%) Security Cleared
5 29 (19.33%) Information Assurance
5 29 (19.33%) CESG Certified Professional
5 29 (19.33%) CLAS
6 25 (16.67%) DV Cleared
6 25 (16.67%) PKI
6 25 (16.67%) CISM
7 24 (16.00%) SC Cleared
8 23 (15.33%) PCI DSS
9 22 (14.67%) Finance
10 18 (12.00%) Firewall
10 18 (12.00%) RMADS
11 15 (10.00%) Windows
12 14 (9.33%) Risk Management
12 14 (9.33%) Cybersecurity
13 12 (8.00%) SIEM
13 12 (8.00%) Security Testing
13 12 (8.00%) Security Management
13 12 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (8.00%) Identity Management
13 12 (8.00%) SAP
13 12 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (8.00%) Middleware
14 11 (7.33%) Penetration Testing
14 11 (7.33%) Risk Analysis
14 11 (7.33%) SAP Security
15 10 (6.67%) Cisco

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.67%) Apache
2 3 (2.00%) IIS
3 2 (1.33%) CMS
4 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.67%) MS Office
1 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.00%) SAP GRC
2 3 (2.00%) SAP PSCD
3 1 (0.67%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.67%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.67%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.00%) Firewall
2 9 (6.00%) Network Security
3 6 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (4.00%) LAN
3 6 (4.00%) VPN
4 5 (3.33%) WAN
5 4 (2.67%) Internet
5 4 (2.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (2.00%) BGP
6 3 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (2.00%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (2.00%) DNS
6 3 (2.00%) OSPF
7 2 (1.33%) EIGRP
7 2 (1.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (1.33%) IPsec
7 2 (1.33%) SSH
8 1 (0.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.67%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.67%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.33%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.33%) DB2
3 1 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.67%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) LSMW
General
1 22 (14.67%) Finance
2 7 (4.67%) Banking
2 7 (4.67%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.33%) Legal
4 2 (1.33%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.33%) Law
4 2 (1.33%) Marketing
5 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.00%) Middleware
2 1 (0.67%) .NET
2 1 (0.67%) REST
2 1 (0.67%) SOAP
2 1 (0.67%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.67%) PKI
2 8 (5.33%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.67%) CESG
4 5 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (2.67%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.00%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.33%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.67%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.67%) FMCG
8 1 (0.67%) Replication
8 1 (0.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.00%) Windows
2 8 (5.33%) Unix
3 5 (3.33%) Linux
4 2 (1.33%) CentOS
5 1 (0.67%) AIX
5 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (47.33%) Information Security
2 29 (19.33%) Information Assurance
3 14 (9.33%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (9.33%) Risk Management
4 12 (8.00%) Identity Management
4 12 (8.00%) Security Management
4 12 (8.00%) Security Testing
4 12 (8.00%) SIEM
4 12 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (7.33%) Penetration Testing
5 11 (7.33%) Risk Analysis
5 11 (7.33%) SAP Security
6 9 (6.00%) Migration
7 8 (5.33%) Presales
8 7 (4.67%) Network Architecture
8 7 (4.67%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (4.00%) CRM
9 6 (4.00%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.33%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.33%) SQL
2 1 (0.67%) C++
2 1 (0.67%) Java
2 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 53 (35.33%) CISSP
2 42 (28.00%) Security Cleared
3 29 (19.33%) CESG Certified Professional
3 29 (19.33%) CLAS
4 25 (16.67%) CISM
4 25 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 24 (16.00%) SC Cleared
6 12 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (4.67%) CISA
8 6 (4.00%) CCNA
8 6 (4.00%) CCNP
9 4 (2.67%) CCIE
9 4 (2.67%) MCP
9 4 (2.67%) MCSE
9 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (2.00%) CCSE
10 3 (2.00%) CISMP
10 3 (2.00%) IISP
11 2 (1.33%) CCDP
11 2 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (37.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (15.33%) PCI DSS
3 18 (12.00%) RMADS
4 7 (4.67%) ISO27002
5 4 (2.67%) ISO 9001
6 3 (2.00%) COBIT
7 1 (0.67%) ISO22301
System Software
1 3 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.67%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.67%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (2.00%) Nessus
2 1 (0.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.67%) QRadar
2 1 (0.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (8.00%) SAP
2 10 (6.67%) Cisco
3 7 (4.67%) CheckPoint
3 7 (4.67%) Oracle
4 5 (3.33%) ArcSight
4 5 (3.33%) Splunk
5 4 (2.67%) Cyber-Ark
5 4 (2.67%) F5
5 4 (2.67%) IBM
5 4 (2.67%) Juniper
5 4 (2.67%) Symantec
6 3 (2.00%) HP
6 3 (2.00%) LogRhythm
6 3 (2.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.00%) NetIQ
6 3 (2.00%) Novell
6 3 (2.00%) Palo Alto
6 3 (2.00%) Q1 Labs
6 3 (2.00%) Tripwire
7 2 (1.33%) Brocade
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