The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 200 186 185
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 42 84 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.54% 0.89% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.94% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 46 31
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £388 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £486 £485
% change year-on-year
+2.82% +0.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 - -
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
7236 8968 9299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.51% 94.78% 94.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4202 5185 5090
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £263 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 513 513
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.89 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Security Consultant in the job title.

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 9 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire +16 11 £550 +22.22% 1
Berkshire -6 10 £525 +7.69% 7
Surrey +8 8 £425 -15.00%
Hampshire +12 6 £550 +10.00% 1
Middlesex - 2 £568 -
Home Counties - 2 £525 -
West Sussex +2 1 £400 -5.32%
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Security Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 53 (46.49%) Information Security
2 41 (35.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (31.58%) CISSP
4 35 (30.70%) Security Cleared
5 25 (21.93%) Risk Management
5 25 (21.93%) Cisco
5 25 (21.93%) SC Cleared
6 21 (18.42%) Cybersecurity
6 21 (18.42%) CISM
7 20 (17.54%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (16.67%) Firewall
8 19 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
9 18 (15.79%) PCI DSS
9 18 (15.79%) Windows
10 16 (14.04%) Security Management
11 15 (13.16%) Legal
11 15 (13.16%) Vulnerability Management
12 14 (12.28%) Information Assurance
12 14 (12.28%) PKI
12 14 (12.28%) Management Information System
12 14 (12.28%) Information Security Management
13 13 (11.40%) CheckPoint
13 13 (11.40%) Security Testing
13 13 (11.40%) CLAS
14 12 (10.53%) Data Protection
15 11 (9.65%) Network Security
15 11 (9.65%) CCSP
16 10 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
16 10 (8.77%) Retail
16 10 (8.77%) ISMS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.39%) Apache
1 5 (4.39%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.88%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.51%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.51%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.63%) MS Office
2 3 (2.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.75%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.88%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.88%) IaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.67%) Firewall
2 11 (9.65%) Network Security
3 7 (6.14%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (5.26%) MPLS
5 5 (4.39%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (3.51%) VPN
7 3 (2.63%) LAN
7 3 (2.63%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.63%) WAN
7 3 (2.63%) Wireless
8 2 (1.75%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (1.75%) IPsec
8 2 (1.75%) SSL
9 1 (0.88%) BGP
9 1 (0.88%) DHCP
9 1 (0.88%) DNS
9 1 (0.88%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.88%) Internet
9 1 (0.88%) OSPF
9 1 (0.88%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.26%) Big Data
2 5 (4.39%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.88%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (1.75%) MSTest
1 2 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (13.16%) Legal
2 10 (8.77%) Retail
3 8 (7.02%) Finance
4 4 (3.51%) Law
5 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.75%) .NET
1 2 (1.75%) JSON
1 2 (1.75%) REST
1 2 (1.75%) SOAP
1 2 (1.75%) Web Services
2 1 (0.88%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.88%) Kafka
2 1 (0.88%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.28%) Management Information System
1 14 (12.28%) PKI
2 7 (6.14%) Cryptography
3 6 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (4.39%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.63%) CESG
6 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.75%) Smart Energy
6 2 (1.75%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.75%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.88%) Clustering
7 1 (0.88%) CMDB
7 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.88%) NHS
7 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.88%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.88%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.79%) Windows
2 9 (7.89%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.26%) Unix
4 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.63%) Linux
5 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.88%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (46.49%) Information Security
2 25 (21.93%) Risk Management
3 21 (18.42%) Cybersecurity
4 19 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (14.04%) Security Management
6 15 (13.16%) Vulnerability Management
7 14 (12.28%) Information Assurance
7 14 (12.28%) Information Security Management
8 13 (11.40%) Security Testing
9 12 (10.53%) Data Protection
10 10 (8.77%) ISMS
10 10 (8.77%) SDLC
10 10 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (7.89%) Project Management
11 9 (7.89%) Security Architecture
12 8 (7.02%) ITIL
12 8 (7.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 7 (6.14%) OWASP
13 7 (6.14%) Security Operations
13 7 (6.14%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.75%) C#
1 2 (1.75%) Java
1 2 (1.75%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (31.58%) CISSP
2 35 (30.70%) Security Cleared
3 25 (21.93%) SC Cleared
4 21 (18.42%) CISM
5 20 (17.54%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (11.40%) CLAS
7 11 (9.65%) CCSP
8 9 (7.89%) CCNP
8 9 (7.89%) CISA
8 9 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (7.02%) Degree
9 8 (7.02%) DV Cleared
10 7 (6.14%) CCDP
10 7 (6.14%) CCIE
11 6 (5.26%) CEH
11 6 (5.26%) CESG Certified Professional
11 6 (5.26%) MCSE
12 5 (4.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 5 (4.39%) CompTIA Security+
12 5 (4.39%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (35.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (15.79%) PCI DSS
3 9 (7.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 9 (7.89%) JSP 440
4 8 (7.02%) RMADS
5 7 (6.14%) COBIT
6 3 (2.63%) ISAE 3402
6 3 (2.63%) SSAE 16
7 2 (1.75%) QA
7 2 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.88%) HMG Infosec
8 1 (0.88%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.88%) ISO27002
System Software
1 3 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.88%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.88%) vSphere
3 1 (0.88%) XenApp
3 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (1.75%) Nessus
2 1 (0.88%) AppDNA
2 1 (0.88%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.88%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.88%) Nexpose
2 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.88%) SCCM
2 1 (0.88%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 25 (21.93%) Cisco
2 13 (11.40%) CheckPoint
3 9 (7.89%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.39%) ArcSight
4 5 (4.39%) F5
4 5 (4.39%) Juniper
4 5 (4.39%) VMware
5 3 (2.63%) Blue Coat
5 3 (2.63%) Fortinet
5 3 (2.63%) Intel Security
5 3 (2.63%) Symantec
6 2 (1.75%) HP
6 2 (1.75%) LogRhythm
6 2 (1.75%) SAP
6 2 (1.75%) Splunk
6 2 (1.75%) TippingPoint
7 1 (0.88%) AlienVault
7 1 (0.88%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.88%) FireEye
7 1 (0.88%) Palo Alto