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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Consultant
England / South East
Rank 211 166 201
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +35
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 30 91 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 1.09% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 1.16% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 46 18
Median daily rate £538 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £425 £468
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £540 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £495
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £46.00 -
% change year-on-year
+41.30% -

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
6675 7841 8696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.32% 94.22% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3855 4600 4711
Median daily rate £401 £392 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.16% +4.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 408 427
Median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £54.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +2 10 £500 -
Berkshire +6 7 £544 +17.56% 5
Hampshire -4 6 £600 +20.00% 1
Surrey -4 3 £475 -5.00% 2
Middlesex +5 2 £568 +106.36%
West Sussex - 1 £400 -
Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 34 (43.04%) Information Security
2 30 (37.97%) Security Cleared
3 24 (30.38%) CISSP
4 19 (24.05%) Windows
5 18 (22.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (22.78%) SC Cleared
6 17 (21.52%) Risk Management
6 17 (21.52%) Cisco
7 15 (18.99%) Firewall
8 14 (17.72%) Penetration Testing
8 14 (17.72%) Cybersecurity
9 13 (16.46%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (15.19%) CISM
10 12 (15.19%) Legal
11 11 (13.92%) Security Testing
12 10 (12.66%) DV Cleared
12 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
12 10 (12.66%) CLAS
13 9 (11.39%) Windows Server
13 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (11.39%) Retail
13 9 (11.39%) Network Security
13 9 (11.39%) PKI
13 9 (11.39%) Security Architecture
14 8 (10.13%) Vulnerability Management
14 8 (10.13%) PCI DSS
14 8 (10.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 8 (10.13%) Security Management
15 7 (8.86%) Management Information System
15 7 (8.86%) Finance

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 2 (2.53%) Apache
1 2 (2.53%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.27%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) MS Excel
1 5 (6.33%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.06%) MS Office
2 4 (5.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.27%) IaaS
2 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.99%) Firewall
2 9 (11.39%) Network Security
3 6 (7.59%) MPLS
4 5 (6.33%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.06%) VPN
6 3 (3.80%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (3.80%) LAN
6 3 (3.80%) SSL
6 3 (3.80%) WAN
6 3 (3.80%) Wireless
7 2 (2.53%) HTTP
7 2 (2.53%) IPsec
8 1 (1.27%) BGP
8 1 (1.27%) DHCP
8 1 (1.27%) DNS
8 1 (1.27%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.27%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.27%) Internet
8 1 (1.27%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.80%) Big Data
2 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.27%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MSTest
1 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (15.19%) Legal
2 9 (11.39%) Retail
3 7 (8.86%) Finance
4 1 (1.27%) Law
4 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.27%) .NET
1 1 (1.27%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.27%) JSON
1 1 (1.27%) Kafka
1 1 (1.27%) REST
1 1 (1.27%) SOAP
1 1 (1.27%) Spring Boot
1 1 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) PKI
2 7 (8.86%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.33%) Cryptography
4 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.80%) CESG
5 3 (3.80%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.53%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.53%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (2.53%) Smart Energy
6 2 (2.53%) Smart Meter
6 2 (2.53%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.27%) CMDB
7 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.27%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.27%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.27%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.27%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (1.27%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.05%) Windows
2 9 (11.39%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.86%) Unix
4 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.53%) Linux
7 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.27%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.27%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (43.04%) Information Security
2 17 (21.52%) Risk Management
3 14 (17.72%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (17.72%) Penetration Testing
4 11 (13.92%) Security Testing
5 9 (11.39%) Security Architecture
6 8 (10.13%) Security Management
6 8 (10.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 8 (10.13%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (8.86%) ITIL
7 7 (8.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 6 (7.59%) Network Design
8 6 (7.59%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (7.59%) SIEM
8 6 (7.59%) Supplier Management
9 5 (6.33%) Data Protection
10 4 (5.06%) Information Security Management
10 4 (5.06%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (5.06%) OWASP
10 4 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.27%) C#
1 1 (1.27%) Java
1 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (37.97%) Security Cleared
2 24 (30.38%) CISSP
3 18 (22.78%) SC Cleared
4 13 (16.46%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (15.19%) CISM
6 10 (12.66%) CLAS
6 10 (12.66%) DV Cleared
7 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (7.59%) CCIE
8 6 (7.59%) CEH
8 6 (7.59%) CREST Certified
8 6 (7.59%) MCSE
8 6 (7.59%) OSCP
9 5 (6.33%) Degree
10 4 (5.06%) CCNP
10 4 (5.06%) CCSP
10 4 (5.06%) CISA
10 4 (5.06%) SANS
11 3 (3.80%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 3 (3.80%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (22.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (10.13%) PCI DSS
3 5 (6.33%) RMADS
4 4 (5.06%) JSP 440
5 2 (2.53%) COBIT
5 2 (2.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (1.27%) GDPR
6 1 (1.27%) ISO22301
6 1 (1.27%) ISO27002
6 1 (1.27%) QA
6 1 (1.27%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.27%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.27%) Snort
2 1 (1.27%) vSphere
2 1 (1.27%) XenApp
2 1 (1.27%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (2.53%) Nessus
2 1 (1.27%) AppDNA
2 1 (1.27%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (1.27%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.27%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.27%) Nexpose
2 1 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.27%) SCCM
2 1 (1.27%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 17 (21.52%) Cisco
2 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.86%) CheckPoint
4 5 (6.33%) F5
4 5 (6.33%) Juniper
4 5 (6.33%) VMware
5 4 (5.06%) ArcSight
5 4 (5.06%) Intel Security
6 3 (3.80%) Blue Coat
6 3 (3.80%) Fortinet
6 3 (3.80%) Splunk
6 3 (3.80%) Symantec
7 2 (2.53%) HP
7 2 (2.53%) LogRhythm
7 2 (2.53%) Palo Alto
7 2 (2.53%) TippingPoint
8 1 (1.27%) AlienVault
8 1 (1.27%) BMC
8 1 (1.27%) Citrix
8 1 (1.27%) FireEye