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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 181 216 202
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 71 53 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.84% 0.54% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.57% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 35 35
Median daily rate £463 £465 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.53% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £558 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 - -
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
7888 9239 8617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.79% 94.72% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4784 5565 4753
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 433 456
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +13.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +9 23 £469 -1.31% 2
Hampshire +23 14 £475 -10.16% 2
Buckinghamshire +26 13 £406 +3.17% 1
Surrey +11 12 £425 +14.86% 4
West Sussex -2 4 £525 +35.92%
Kent +7 2 - - 1
Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 58 (40.85%) Information Security
2 46 (32.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 43 (30.28%) Security Cleared
4 40 (28.17%) CISSP
5 34 (23.94%) SC Cleared
6 25 (17.61%) Information Assurance
6 25 (17.61%) Cisco
7 23 (16.20%) PKI
7 23 (16.20%) Cybersecurity
8 22 (15.49%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (15.49%) CISM
9 19 (13.38%) Firewall
9 19 (13.38%) Security Management
10 18 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (12.68%) Vulnerability Management
11 17 (11.97%) CLAS
12 16 (11.27%) Risk Management
12 16 (11.27%) Windows
13 15 (10.56%) PCI DSS
13 15 (10.56%) Network Security
14 14 (9.86%) CheckPoint
14 14 (9.86%) Management Information System
15 13 (9.15%) Information Security Management
15 13 (9.15%) Penetration Testing
15 13 (9.15%) SIEM
16 12 (8.45%) Security Testing
16 12 (8.45%) Data Protection
16 12 (8.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 12 (8.45%) CESG Certified Professional
17 11 (7.75%) Cryptography

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 (3.52%) Apache
1 5 (3.52%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.70%) IIS
3 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.93%) SAP GRC
2 4 (2.82%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.70%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.41%) IaaS
2 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.41%) PaaS
3 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.38%) Firewall
2 15 (10.56%) Network Security
3 8 (5.63%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (5.63%) LAN
4 5 (3.52%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (3.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (3.52%) WAN
5 4 (2.82%) MPLS
6 3 (2.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (2.11%) Internet
6 3 (2.11%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.11%) Wireless
7 2 (1.41%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (1.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (1.41%) FTP
7 2 (1.41%) IPsec
7 2 (1.41%) SMTP
7 2 (1.41%) SSH
7 2 (1.41%) VPN
8 1 (0.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.52%) Big Data
1 5 (3.52%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.70%) DB2
3 1 (0.70%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (1.41%) MSTest
1 2 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.70%) JIRA
General
1 11 (7.75%) Finance
1 11 (7.75%) Legal
2 10 (7.04%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.93%) Retail
4 4 (2.82%) Law
5 1 (0.70%) Banking
5 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.52%) REST
2 2 (1.41%) .NET
2 2 (1.41%) JSON
2 2 (1.41%) SOAP
2 2 (1.41%) Web Services
3 1 (0.70%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.20%) PKI
2 14 (9.86%) Management Information System
3 11 (7.75%) Cryptography
4 8 (5.63%) CESG
5 7 (4.93%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.52%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.41%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.41%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.41%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.41%) Smart Energy
7 2 (1.41%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.70%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.70%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.70%) NHS
8 1 (0.70%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.70%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.70%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.27%) Windows
2 7 (4.93%) Windows Server
3 5 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (2.82%) Linux
4 4 (2.82%) Unix
4 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.41%) AIX
5 2 (1.41%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (40.85%) Information Security
2 25 (17.61%) Information Assurance
3 23 (16.20%) Cybersecurity
4 19 (13.38%) Security Management
5 18 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (12.68%) Vulnerability Management
6 16 (11.27%) Risk Management
7 13 (9.15%) Information Security Management
7 13 (9.15%) Penetration Testing
7 13 (9.15%) SIEM
8 12 (8.45%) Data Protection
8 12 (8.45%) Security Testing
9 11 (7.75%) ISMS
9 11 (7.75%) Project Management
10 10 (7.04%) SDLC
10 10 (7.04%) Security Architecture
11 9 (6.34%) Mentoring
11 9 (6.34%) OWASP
12 7 (4.93%) SAP Security
12 7 (4.93%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.52%) Java
2 2 (1.41%) C#
2 2 (1.41%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (30.28%) Security Cleared
2 40 (28.17%) CISSP
3 34 (23.94%) SC Cleared
4 22 (15.49%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (15.49%) CISM
5 17 (11.97%) CLAS
6 12 (8.45%) CESG Certified Professional
7 11 (7.75%) CCSP
8 10 (7.04%) CCIE
9 8 (5.63%) CCNP
9 8 (5.63%) Degree
10 7 (4.93%) CCDP
10 7 (4.93%) CISA
11 6 (4.23%) CompTIA Security+
11 6 (4.23%) Security+ Certification
12 5 (3.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 5 (3.52%) DV Cleared
12 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (2.82%) CEH
13 4 (2.82%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (32.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (10.56%) PCI DSS
3 12 (8.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 11 (7.75%) JSP 440
4 11 (7.75%) RMADS
5 9 (6.34%) COBIT
6 6 (4.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (2.82%) GxP
8 3 (2.11%) ISAE 3402
8 3 (2.11%) QA
8 3 (2.11%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.70%) BS7799
9 1 (0.70%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.70%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.70%) ISO27002
System Software
1 7 (4.93%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.41%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.41%) Nessus
2 1 (0.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.70%) Nexpose
2 1 (0.70%) QRadar
Vendors
1 25 (17.61%) Cisco
2 14 (9.86%) CheckPoint
3 10 (7.04%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.04%) SAP
4 9 (6.34%) F5
5 6 (4.23%) Juniper
5 6 (4.23%) VMware
6 5 (3.52%) ArcSight
7 3 (2.11%) Forcepoint
7 3 (2.11%) HP
7 3 (2.11%) Oracle
8 2 (1.41%) Citrix
8 2 (1.41%) LogRhythm
8 2 (1.41%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.41%) Symantec
9 1 (0.70%) AlienVault
9 1 (0.70%) FireEye
9 1 (0.70%) GFI Software
9 1 (0.70%) LogLogic
9 1 (0.70%) Splunk
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