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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 196 208 216
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 64 35 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.68% 0.39% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.43% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 9
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£434 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.05% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £338 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £495
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
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
8669 8213 7418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.83% 91.88% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4887 4545 3774
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 435 580
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £39.00
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 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 27 May 2015.

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 27 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
Surrey +23 22 £461 -12.14% 3
Berkshire +5 18 £413 +10.00% 5
Buckinghamshire +10 14 £438 +34.61% 2
Hampshire +4 5 £388 -1.89%
West Sussex - 3 £500 -
Oxfordshire -25 1 £475 -5.00%
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 57 (45.97%) CISSP
2 50 (40.32%) Information Security
3 45 (36.29%) Risk Management
3 45 (36.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 33 (26.61%) PCI DSS
5 32 (25.81%) ITIL
6 30 (24.19%) Penetration Testing
7 28 (22.58%) Firewall
8 27 (21.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (20.97%) CISM
10 25 (20.16%) Network Security
11 23 (18.55%) OWASP
12 22 (17.74%) Finance
13 21 (16.94%) Vulnerability Management
14 18 (14.52%) Security Testing
14 18 (14.52%) Management Information System
15 17 (13.71%) Change Control
15 17 (13.71%) CRISC
16 16 (12.90%) Data Protection
16 16 (12.90%) Security Cleared
16 16 (12.90%) Security Management
16 16 (12.90%) TCP/IP
17 15 (12.10%) Cisco
18 14 (11.29%) PKI
19 13 (10.48%) SC Cleared
19 13 (10.48%) Cyber Security
19 13 (10.48%) PRINCE2
19 13 (10.48%) Information Security Management
20 12 (9.68%) Blue Coat
20 12 (9.68%) CheckPoint

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 6 (4.84%) IIS
2 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (6.45%) RMDS
2 2 (1.61%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.81%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 28 (22.58%) Firewall
2 25 (20.16%) Network Security
3 16 (12.90%) TCP/IP
4 10 (8.06%) DNS
5 9 (7.26%) Wireshark
5 9 (7.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 8 (6.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 8 (6.45%) Multicast
6 8 (6.45%) DHCP
7 4 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.42%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.61%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.61%) SSL
9 2 (1.61%) VoIP
10 1 (0.81%) WAN
10 1 (0.81%) SMTP
10 1 (0.81%) LDAP
10 1 (0.81%) LAN
10 1 (0.81%) OSPF
10 1 (0.81%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 22 (17.74%) Finance
2 10 (8.06%) Legal
3 9 (7.26%) Retail
4 4 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.61%) Banking
5 2 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.61%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.81%) Electronics
6 1 (0.81%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.45%) Rendezvous
2 5 (4.03%) OAuth
2 5 (4.03%) SAML
3 3 (2.42%) .NET
3 3 (2.42%) OAuth2
3 3 (2.42%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (1.61%) Web Services
4 2 (1.61%) OpenID
5 1 (0.81%) Middleware
5 1 (0.81%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.81%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.52%) Management Information System
2 14 (11.29%) PKI
3 9 (7.26%) Cryptography
3 9 (7.26%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (6.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (5.65%) Data Centre
5 7 (5.65%) Smart Meter
6 5 (4.03%) SCADA
7 3 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.42%) Statistics
8 2 (1.61%) AS400
8 2 (1.61%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.61%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.81%) Human Factors
9 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.81%) Replication
9 1 (0.81%) Clustering
9 1 (0.81%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.84%) Windows
2 4 (3.23%) Linux
3 2 (1.61%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.61%) UNIX
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (40.32%) Information Security
2 45 (36.29%) Risk Management
3 32 (25.81%) ITIL
4 30 (24.19%) Penetration Testing
5 27 (21.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (18.55%) OWASP
7 21 (16.94%) Vulnerability Management
8 18 (14.52%) Security Testing
9 17 (13.71%) Change Control
10 16 (12.90%) Data Protection
10 16 (12.90%) Security Management
11 13 (10.48%) Information Security Management
11 13 (10.48%) PRINCE2
11 13 (10.48%) Cyber Security
12 12 (9.68%) ISMS
13 10 (8.06%) Service Management
13 10 (8.06%) Change Management
14 9 (7.26%) Load Balancing
15 8 (6.45%) Risk Assessment
15 8 (6.45%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.42%) C#
1 3 (2.42%) ABAP
2 2 (1.61%) SQL
2 2 (1.61%) C
3 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.81%) Python
3 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.81%) C++
3 1 (0.81%) Java
3 1 (0.81%) Perl
3 1 (0.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 57 (45.97%) CISSP
2 26 (20.97%) CISM
3 17 (13.71%) CRISC
4 16 (12.90%) Security Cleared
5 13 (10.48%) SC Cleared
6 9 (7.26%) GIAC
7 6 (4.84%) CISA
8 3 (2.42%) Degree
9 2 (1.61%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.61%) MCTS
9 2 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.61%) MCSE
10 1 (0.81%) CCIE
10 1 (0.81%) CCNP
10 1 (0.81%) CCDA
10 1 (0.81%) CCA
10 1 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.81%) CEH
10 1 (0.81%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (36.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (26.61%) PCI DSS
3 7 (5.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (4.84%) COBIT
5 5 (4.03%) GxP
6 1 (0.81%) SLA
6 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.81%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.81%) Snort
3 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.81%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (0.81%) MAILsweeper
1 1 (0.81%) Nessus
1 1 (0.81%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 15 (12.10%) Cisco
2 12 (9.68%) CheckPoint
2 12 (9.68%) Blue Coat
3 11 (8.87%) Juniper
4 9 (7.26%) F5
5 8 (6.45%) Tufin
5 8 (6.45%) NetScout
5 8 (6.45%) TippingPoint
5 8 (6.45%) Tradeweb
5 8 (6.45%) SolarWinds
5 8 (6.45%) LogLogic
5 8 (6.45%) Lancope
5 8 (6.45%) SAP
5 8 (6.45%) Radianz
5 8 (6.45%) TIBCO
5 8 (6.45%) Bloomberg
6 6 (4.84%) IBM
7 5 (4.03%) Citrix
8 4 (3.23%) Symantec
8 4 (3.23%) McAfee
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