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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 203 199 209
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 80 73 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.83% 0.73% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.78% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 33 30
Median daily rate £488 £428 £486
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -12.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £378 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £500 £532
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £468
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
9190 9396 8795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.20% 94.38% 94.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5558 5156 4840
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 £225 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 453 481
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.36 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.65 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

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 6 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 6 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 +5 23 £500 +21.21% 4
Hampshire +20 19 £450 +5.88% 1
Buckinghamshire +19 13 £450 +12.50% 4
Surrey -23 10 £530 +17.77% 2
Kent -19 4 £500 -
West Sussex -27 2 £450 -10.00%
Sussex - 1 - -
Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 (39.13%) Information Security
2 56 (34.78%) CISSP
2 56 (34.78%) Security Cleared
3 47 (29.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (23.60%) SC Cleared
5 35 (21.74%) Information Assurance
6 33 (20.50%) PKI
7 32 (19.88%) CISM
8 28 (17.39%) CESG Certified Professional
9 27 (16.77%) CLAS
10 25 (15.53%) RMADS
11 23 (14.29%) Firewall
12 22 (13.66%) DV Cleared
13 20 (12.42%) Cybersecurity
14 19 (11.80%) Windows
15 18 (11.18%) Risk Management
16 16 (9.94%) Identity Management
17 15 (9.32%) Finance
18 14 (8.70%) Security Architecture
19 13 (8.07%) SIEM
19 13 (8.07%) SAP
19 13 (8.07%) Active Directory
19 13 (8.07%) Microsoft
20 12 (7.45%) Network Security
20 12 (7.45%) Network Architecture
20 12 (7.45%) Security Operations
21 11 (6.83%) Security Testing
21 11 (6.83%) Risk Analysis
21 11 (6.83%) Penetration Testing
21 11 (6.83%) Cisco Certification

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 (1.86%) Apache
1 3 (1.86%) IIS
1 3 (1.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.24%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (6.21%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.24%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (1.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.29%) Firewall
2 12 (7.45%) Network Security
3 9 (5.59%) Internet
3 9 (5.59%) VPN
4 8 (4.97%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (4.35%) LAN
5 7 (4.35%) Wireless
6 6 (3.73%) WAN
7 5 (3.11%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (3.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (3.11%) IPsec
8 4 (2.48%) SSH
8 4 (2.48%) Wireless Security
9 3 (1.86%) FTP
9 3 (1.86%) SMTP
10 2 (1.24%) VoIP
11 1 (0.62%) DHCP
11 1 (0.62%) HTTP
11 1 (0.62%) LDAP
11 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.48%) DB2
1 4 (2.48%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (1.86%) AppScan
2 2 (1.24%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.62%) LSMW
General
1 15 (9.32%) Finance
2 11 (6.83%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.35%) Legal
4 3 (1.86%) Banking
5 2 (1.24%) Law
6 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.62%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.97%) Middleware
2 1 (0.62%) .NET
2 1 (0.62%) Apache Flex
2 1 (0.62%) REST
2 1 (0.62%) SOAP
2 1 (0.62%) WCF
2 1 (0.62%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 33 (20.50%) PKI
2 10 (6.21%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.97%) CESG
3 8 (4.97%) Cryptography
4 7 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.35%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (2.48%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (1.86%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.86%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (1.86%) SCADA
7 2 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.62%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.62%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.62%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.62%) FMCG
8 1 (0.62%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.62%) Replication
8 1 (0.62%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.80%) Windows
2 9 (5.59%) Unix
3 7 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.11%) Linux
5 4 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.86%) Windows Vista
7 2 (1.24%) AIX
7 2 (1.24%) CentOS
8 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (39.13%) Information Security
2 35 (21.74%) Information Assurance
3 20 (12.42%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (11.18%) Risk Management
5 16 (9.94%) Identity Management
6 14 (8.70%) Security Architecture
7 13 (8.07%) SIEM
8 12 (7.45%) Network Architecture
8 12 (7.45%) Security Operations
9 11 (6.83%) Penetration Testing
9 11 (6.83%) Risk Analysis
9 11 (6.83%) Security Management
9 11 (6.83%) Security Testing
10 10 (6.21%) SAP Security
11 9 (5.59%) Data Protection
11 9 (5.59%) Migration
11 9 (5.59%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (4.97%) Project Management
12 8 (4.97%) Service Delivery
13 6 (3.73%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.11%) C
1 5 (3.11%) C++
1 5 (3.11%) Java
2 4 (2.48%) Perl
2 4 (2.48%) Python
3 3 (1.86%) C#
4 2 (1.24%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.62%) Korn
Qualifications
1 56 (34.78%) CISSP
1 56 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 38 (23.60%) SC Cleared
3 32 (19.88%) CISM
4 28 (17.39%) CESG Certified Professional
5 27 (16.77%) CLAS
6 22 (13.66%) DV Cleared
7 11 (6.83%) CISA
7 11 (6.83%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (3.11%) CCIE
8 5 (3.11%) GIAC
9 3 (1.86%) CCNP
9 3 (1.86%) CEH
9 3 (1.86%) CISMP
9 3 (1.86%) Degree
9 3 (1.86%) GCIA
9 3 (1.86%) GCIH
9 3 (1.86%) GSEC
9 3 (1.86%) ISSAP
10 2 (1.24%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (29.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (15.53%) RMADS
3 10 (6.21%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.48%) GxP
4 4 (2.48%) ISO 9001
4 4 (2.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (1.86%) JSP 440
6 2 (1.24%) COBIT
6 2 (1.24%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.62%) BS7799
7 1 (0.62%) ISO22301
System Software
1 13 (8.07%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.11%) UAG
3 4 (2.48%) ISA Server
4 3 (1.86%) Sendmail
5 2 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.11%) WSUS
2 3 (1.86%) Nessus
3 2 (1.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (1.24%) QRadar
4 1 (0.62%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.62%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 13 (8.07%) Microsoft
1 13 (8.07%) SAP
2 8 (4.97%) Cisco
2 8 (4.97%) Oracle
3 6 (3.73%) CheckPoint
3 6 (3.73%) F5
3 6 (3.73%) IBM
4 5 (3.11%) ArcSight
5 4 (2.48%) Cyber-Ark
5 4 (2.48%) HP
5 4 (2.48%) Symantec
6 3 (1.86%) Citrix
6 3 (1.86%) Forcepoint
6 3 (1.86%) LogRhythm
6 3 (1.86%) NetIQ
6 3 (1.86%) Novell
6 3 (1.86%) Q1 Labs
6 3 (1.86%) Splunk
6 3 (1.86%) Tripwire
7 2 (1.24%) Veracode
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Lawrence Harvey
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