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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 187 212 214
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 76 57 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.85% 0.61% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.64% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 31 22
Median daily rate £500 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £634 £550 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £455 £445
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +2.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.90 - -
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
8423 8943 8664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.66% 95.02% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5002 5113 4698
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 £255 £235 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 431 445
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.45 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +10 29 £500 +16.95% 8
Buckinghamshire +10 14 £450 -
Hampshire +18 13 £475 +22.58% 4
Surrey -14 7 £550 +19.24% 1
Kent - 5 £500 - 2
West Sussex -9 1 £575 -
Sussex - 1 - -
Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 60 (38.71%) Information Security
2 52 (33.55%) CISSP
3 49 (31.61%) Security Cleared
4 47 (30.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 36 (23.23%) SC Cleared
6 30 (19.35%) Information Assurance
6 30 (19.35%) PKI
7 26 (16.77%) CISM
8 25 (16.13%) Firewall
9 24 (15.48%) RMADS
10 23 (14.84%) CESG Certified Professional
11 21 (13.55%) CLAS
11 21 (13.55%) Network Security
12 18 (11.61%) Cybersecurity
13 16 (10.32%) Finance
14 15 (9.68%) Telecoms
14 15 (9.68%) Penetration Testing
14 15 (9.68%) SIEM
15 14 (9.03%) Security Management
15 14 (9.03%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (9.03%) SAP
15 14 (9.03%) Windows
16 13 (8.39%) Microsoft
16 13 (8.39%) Risk Management
16 13 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
16 13 (8.39%) Vulnerability Management
16 13 (8.39%) Security Architecture
17 12 (7.74%) DV Cleared
17 12 (7.74%) CISA
18 11 (7.10%) Cisco

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 (1.29%) Apache
1 2 (1.29%) Apache Pig
1 2 (1.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.65%) IIS
2 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (7.10%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.29%) IaaS
3 2 (1.29%) PaaS
4 1 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (16.13%) Firewall
2 21 (13.55%) Network Security
3 9 (5.81%) LAN
3 9 (5.81%) Wireless
4 8 (5.16%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (3.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 6 (3.87%) Internet
6 5 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (3.23%) VPN
6 5 (3.23%) WAN
7 4 (2.58%) Wireless Security
8 3 (1.94%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (1.94%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (1.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (1.94%) IPsec
8 3 (1.94%) SSH
9 2 (1.29%) FTP
9 2 (1.29%) SMTP
9 2 (1.29%) VoIP
10 1 (0.65%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.94%) DB2
1 3 (1.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.29%) Big Data
2 2 (1.29%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (1.94%) AppScan
2 2 (1.29%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.65%) JIRA
3 1 (0.65%) LSMW
General
1 16 (10.32%) Finance
2 15 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.16%) Legal
4 1 (0.65%) Banking
4 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.65%) Law
4 1 (0.65%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.58%) REST
2 2 (1.29%) Middleware
3 1 (0.65%) .NET
3 1 (0.65%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.65%) SOAP
3 1 (0.65%) WCF
3 1 (0.65%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 30 (19.35%) PKI
2 10 (6.45%) CESG
3 9 (5.81%) Cryptography
4 8 (5.16%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.87%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (1.94%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.94%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.94%) SCADA
7 2 (1.29%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (1.29%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.65%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.65%) FMCG
8 1 (0.65%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.65%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.65%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.65%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.03%) Windows
2 7 (4.52%) Unix
2 7 (4.52%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.94%) Linux
4 3 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.29%) AIX
5 2 (1.29%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (38.71%) Information Security
2 30 (19.35%) Information Assurance
3 18 (11.61%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (9.68%) Penetration Testing
4 15 (9.68%) SIEM
5 14 (9.03%) Security Management
6 13 (8.39%) Risk Management
6 13 (8.39%) Security Architecture
6 13 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (8.39%) Vulnerability Management
7 11 (7.10%) Project Management
7 11 (7.10%) SAP Security
7 11 (7.10%) Security Operations
8 10 (6.45%) Network Architecture
9 9 (5.81%) Identity Management
9 9 (5.81%) OWASP
9 9 (5.81%) Security Testing
10 7 (4.52%) Data Protection
10 7 (4.52%) Service Delivery
11 6 (3.87%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.16%) Java
2 5 (3.23%) C
2 5 (3.23%) C++
3 4 (2.58%) Perl
3 4 (2.58%) Python
4 3 (1.94%) C#
5 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.65%) Korn
5 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 52 (33.55%) CISSP
2 49 (31.61%) Security Cleared
3 36 (23.23%) SC Cleared
4 26 (16.77%) CISM
5 23 (14.84%) CESG Certified Professional
6 21 (13.55%) CLAS
7 14 (9.03%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (7.74%) CISA
8 12 (7.74%) DV Cleared
9 10 (6.45%) CCIE
10 5 (3.23%) CEH
10 5 (3.23%) CompTIA Security+
10 5 (3.23%) GIAC
10 5 (3.23%) Security+ Certification
11 3 (1.94%) CCNP
11 3 (1.94%) CCSE
11 3 (1.94%) Degree
11 3 (1.94%) GCIA
11 3 (1.94%) GCIH
11 3 (1.94%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (30.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (15.48%) RMADS
3 8 (5.16%) PCI DSS
4 7 (4.52%) COBIT
4 7 (4.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 6 (3.87%) JSP 440
6 4 (2.58%) GxP
6 4 (2.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (1.94%) ISO 9001
8 2 (1.29%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (1.29%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.65%) BS7799
9 1 (0.65%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.58%) ISA Server
2 4 (2.58%) UAG
3 3 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.29%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 4 (2.58%) WSUS
2 2 (1.29%) Nessus
3 1 (0.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.65%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.65%) QRadar
3 1 (0.65%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 14 (9.03%) SAP
2 13 (8.39%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.10%) Cisco
4 10 (6.45%) CheckPoint
5 8 (5.16%) F5
6 4 (2.58%) IBM
6 4 (2.58%) Juniper
6 4 (2.58%) Oracle
6 4 (2.58%) VMware
7 3 (1.94%) ArcSight
7 3 (1.94%) Cyber-Ark
7 3 (1.94%) Forcepoint
7 3 (1.94%) HP
8 2 (1.29%) Citrix
8 2 (1.29%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.29%) Symantec
8 2 (1.29%) Veracode
9 1 (0.65%) Aruba
9 1 (0.65%) Sybase
9 1 (0.65%) Tripwire
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