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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 183 196 211
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 84 62 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.92% 0.67% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.70% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 30 28
Median daily rate £500 £426 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -5.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £398 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £621 £500 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.00 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
8708 8818 8401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.07% 94.72% 93.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5248 4918 4604
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 431 461
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Berkshire +14 37 £500 +22.69% 7
Hampshire +15 17 £463 +19.35% 2
Buckinghamshire +18 14 £450 +7.46% 1
Surrey -23 6 £540 +23.07% 1
Kent - 3 £500 - 3
Sussex - 1 - -
Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 63 (37.72%) Information Security
2 57 (34.13%) CISSP
3 54 (32.34%) Security Cleared
4 48 (28.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 36 (21.56%) SC Cleared
6 34 (20.36%) Information Assurance
7 33 (19.76%) PKI
8 30 (17.96%) CISM
9 26 (15.57%) CESG Certified Professional
10 25 (14.97%) Firewall
10 25 (14.97%) RMADS
11 24 (14.37%) CLAS
12 20 (11.98%) DV Cleared
13 19 (11.38%) Network Security
14 18 (10.78%) Cybersecurity
15 17 (10.18%) Windows
16 16 (9.58%) Risk Management
16 16 (9.58%) SIEM
17 15 (8.98%) Identity Management
17 15 (8.98%) Microsoft
18 14 (8.38%) Telecoms
18 14 (8.38%) Finance
19 13 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
19 13 (7.78%) Active Directory
19 13 (7.78%) SAP
19 13 (7.78%) Security Architecture
20 12 (7.19%) Cisco
20 12 (7.19%) Security Management
21 11 (6.59%) CISA
21 11 (6.59%) Security Testing

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 3 (1.80%) Apache
1 3 (1.80%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.60%) IIS
2 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.60%) MS Office
3 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (5.99%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (1.20%) IaaS
2 2 (1.20%) Office 365
2 2 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.97%) Firewall
2 19 (11.38%) Network Security
3 10 (5.99%) LAN
4 9 (5.39%) VPN
4 9 (5.39%) Wireless
5 8 (4.79%) Internet
6 7 (4.19%) WAN
7 6 (3.59%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (3.59%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (2.99%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (2.99%) IPsec
9 4 (2.40%) SSH
9 4 (2.40%) Wireless Security
10 3 (1.80%) FTP
10 3 (1.80%) SMTP
11 2 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (1.20%) Cisco PIX
11 2 (1.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 2 (1.20%) VoIP
12 1 (0.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.40%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.80%) DB2
3 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (1.80%) AppScan
2 2 (1.20%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.60%) JIRA
3 1 (0.60%) LSMW
General
1 14 (8.38%) Finance
1 14 (8.38%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.79%) Legal
3 2 (1.20%) Banking
3 2 (1.20%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.20%) Law
3 2 (1.20%) Retail
4 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.99%) Middleware
2 4 (2.40%) REST
3 1 (0.60%) .NET
3 1 (0.60%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.60%) SOAP
3 1 (0.60%) WCF
3 1 (0.60%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.76%) PKI
2 9 (5.39%) Cryptography
3 8 (4.79%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.19%) CESG
5 6 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.99%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (1.80%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.80%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.80%) SCADA
8 2 (1.20%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (1.20%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.60%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.60%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.60%) FMCG
9 1 (0.60%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.60%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.60%) Replication
9 1 (0.60%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.18%) Windows
2 8 (4.79%) Unix
2 8 (4.79%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.99%) Linux
4 4 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.80%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.20%) AIX
6 2 (1.20%) CentOS
7 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (37.72%) Information Security
2 34 (20.36%) Information Assurance
3 18 (10.78%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (9.58%) Risk Management
4 16 (9.58%) SIEM
5 15 (8.98%) Identity Management
6 13 (7.78%) Security Architecture
7 12 (7.19%) Security Management
8 11 (6.59%) Penetration Testing
8 11 (6.59%) Security Testing
9 10 (5.99%) Network Architecture
9 10 (5.99%) SAP Security
9 10 (5.99%) Security Operations
10 9 (5.39%) Data Protection
10 9 (5.39%) Migration
10 9 (5.39%) Service Delivery
10 9 (5.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (4.79%) Project Management
11 8 (4.79%) Risk Analysis
11 8 (4.79%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.79%) Java
2 5 (2.99%) C
2 5 (2.99%) C++
3 4 (2.40%) Perl
3 4 (2.40%) Python
4 3 (1.80%) C#
5 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.60%) Korn
Qualifications
1 57 (34.13%) CISSP
2 54 (32.34%) Security Cleared
3 36 (21.56%) SC Cleared
4 30 (17.96%) CISM
5 26 (15.57%) CESG Certified Professional
6 24 (14.37%) CLAS
7 20 (11.98%) DV Cleared
8 13 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (6.59%) CISA
10 9 (5.39%) CCIE
11 6 (3.59%) CEH
12 5 (2.99%) GIAC
13 3 (1.80%) CCNP
13 3 (1.80%) CISMP
13 3 (1.80%) Degree
13 3 (1.80%) GCIA
13 3 (1.80%) GCIH
13 3 (1.80%) GSEC
13 3 (1.80%) ISSAP
13 3 (1.80%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (28.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (14.97%) RMADS
3 9 (5.39%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.40%) GxP
4 4 (2.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (2.40%) ISO 9001
4 4 (2.40%) JSP 440
4 4 (2.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.80%) COBIT
6 1 (0.60%) BS7799
6 1 (0.60%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 13 (7.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.99%) UAG
3 4 (2.40%) ISA Server
4 3 (1.80%) Sendmail
4 3 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.99%) WSUS
2 2 (1.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (1.20%) Nessus
3 1 (0.60%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.60%) QRadar
3 1 (0.60%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 15 (8.98%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.78%) SAP
3 12 (7.19%) Cisco
4 9 (5.39%) CheckPoint
5 7 (4.19%) F5
6 5 (2.99%) IBM
6 5 (2.99%) Oracle
7 4 (2.40%) ArcSight
7 4 (2.40%) Cyber-Ark
7 4 (2.40%) HP
7 4 (2.40%) Juniper
8 3 (1.80%) Citrix
8 3 (1.80%) Forcepoint
8 3 (1.80%) Symantec
8 3 (1.80%) VMware
9 2 (1.20%) LogRhythm
9 2 (1.20%) NetIQ
9 2 (1.20%) Novell
9 2 (1.20%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.20%) Tripwire
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