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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 190 222 220
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 71 46 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.83% 0.47% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.49% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 29 24
Median daily rate £463 £465 £479
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.53% -2.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £389 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £558 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £465 £448
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +3.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 - -
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
8076 9335 8775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.97% 95.00% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4886 5595 4855
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 £250 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 438 434
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.65% +4.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +18 21 £450 -5.26% 4
Hampshire +26 17 £475 -14.79% 4
Buckinghamshire +22 16 £419 -18.68% 3
Surrey +3 10 £500 +29.03% 4
Kent +10 5 £550 +22.22% 2
West Sussex -2 4 £525 +50.00%
Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 75 (48.39%) Information Security
2 53 (34.19%) CISSP
3 51 (32.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 42 (27.10%) Security Cleared
5 32 (20.65%) SC Cleared
5 32 (20.65%) CISM
6 27 (17.42%) Information Assurance
6 27 (17.42%) PKI
7 26 (16.77%) Cybersecurity
8 25 (16.13%) Firewall
9 24 (15.48%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (14.84%) Cisco
11 22 (14.19%) Risk Management
12 21 (13.55%) Security Management
13 20 (12.90%) Network Security
14 19 (12.26%) Penetration Testing
15 18 (11.61%) Stakeholder Management
16 17 (10.97%) CheckPoint
16 17 (10.97%) RMADS
16 17 (10.97%) Vulnerability Management
17 16 (10.32%) Data Protection
17 16 (10.32%) Windows
17 16 (10.32%) Management Information System
17 16 (10.32%) Finance
18 15 (9.68%) Telecoms
19 14 (9.03%) Microsoft
19 14 (9.03%) PCI DSS
19 14 (9.03%) SIEM
19 14 (9.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
20 13 (8.39%) Security Operations

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 (3.23%) Apache
1 5 (3.23%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.65%) IIS
3 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.52%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.65%) SAP CRM
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%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (16.13%) Firewall
2 20 (12.90%) Network Security
3 9 (5.81%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (4.52%) LAN
5 6 (3.87%) VPN
5 6 (3.87%) Wireless
6 5 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (2.58%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (2.58%) Internet
7 4 (2.58%) WAN
8 3 (1.94%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (1.94%) IPsec
8 3 (1.94%) SSH
8 3 (1.94%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.29%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (1.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (1.29%) FTP
9 2 (1.29%) SMTP
9 2 (1.29%) SSL
9 2 (1.29%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.23%) Big Data
1 5 (3.23%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.94%) DB2
2 3 (1.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.65%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (1.94%) AppScan
2 2 (1.29%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.29%) MSTest
2 2 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.65%) JIRA
General
1 16 (10.32%) Finance
2 15 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 12 (7.74%) Legal
4 4 (2.58%) Law
4 4 (2.58%) Retail
5 1 (0.65%) Banking
5 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.87%) REST
2 3 (1.94%) .NET
2 3 (1.94%) SOAP
3 2 (1.29%) JSON
3 2 (1.29%) Web Services
4 1 (0.65%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.65%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.65%) Middleware
4 1 (0.65%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.42%) PKI
2 16 (10.32%) Management Information System
3 13 (8.39%) Cryptography
4 9 (5.81%) Security Operations Centre
5 8 (5.16%) CESG
6 7 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.94%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.94%) SCADA
9 2 (1.29%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.29%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.29%) Smart Energy
9 2 (1.29%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.65%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.65%) FMCG
10 1 (0.65%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.65%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.65%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.32%) Windows
2 7 (4.52%) Windows Server
3 6 (3.87%) Unix
4 5 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.94%) Linux
7 2 (1.29%) AIX
7 2 (1.29%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (48.39%) Information Security
2 27 (17.42%) Information Assurance
3 26 (16.77%) Cybersecurity
4 22 (14.19%) Risk Management
5 21 (13.55%) Security Management
6 19 (12.26%) Penetration Testing
7 18 (11.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (10.97%) Vulnerability Management
9 16 (10.32%) Data Protection
10 14 (9.03%) SIEM
11 13 (8.39%) Information Security Management
11 13 (8.39%) ISMS
11 13 (8.39%) Project Management
11 13 (8.39%) Security Operations
11 13 (8.39%) Security Testing
12 12 (7.74%) Security Architecture
13 11 (7.10%) SDLC
14 10 (6.45%) OWASP
15 9 (5.81%) Mentoring
16 7 (4.52%) IT Audit
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.45%) Java
2 5 (3.23%) C
2 5 (3.23%) C#
2 5 (3.23%) C++
3 4 (2.58%) Perl
3 4 (2.58%) Python
4 2 (1.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.65%) Korn
5 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (34.19%) CISSP
2 42 (27.10%) Security Cleared
3 32 (20.65%) CISM
3 32 (20.65%) SC Cleared
4 24 (15.48%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (8.39%) CCSP
6 12 (7.74%) CESG Certified Professional
7 11 (7.10%) CLAS
8 10 (6.45%) CCIE
9 9 (5.81%) CCNP
9 9 (5.81%) CISA
9 9 (5.81%) Degree
10 8 (5.16%) CCDP
11 6 (3.87%) CEH
11 6 (3.87%) CompTIA Security+
11 6 (3.87%) DV Cleared
11 6 (3.87%) Security+ Certification
12 5 (3.23%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 5 (3.23%) GIAC
13 3 (1.94%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (32.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (10.97%) RMADS
3 14 (9.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 14 (9.03%) PCI DSS
4 11 (7.10%) JSP 440
5 9 (5.81%) COBIT
6 6 (3.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (2.58%) GxP
8 3 (1.94%) ISAE 3402
8 3 (1.94%) QA
8 3 (1.94%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.65%) BS7799
9 1 (0.65%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.65%) ISO22301
System Software
1 10 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.29%) ISA Server
2 2 (1.29%) Sendmail
2 2 (1.29%) UAG
2 2 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.94%) Nessus
2 2 (1.29%) WSUS
3 1 (0.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.65%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.65%) Nexpose
3 1 (0.65%) QRadar
3 1 (0.65%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 23 (14.84%) Cisco
2 17 (10.97%) CheckPoint
3 14 (9.03%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.45%) SAP
5 9 (5.81%) F5
6 6 (3.87%) Juniper
7 5 (3.23%) ArcSight
8 4 (2.58%) Oracle
9 3 (1.94%) Forcepoint
9 3 (1.94%) HP
9 3 (1.94%) IBM
9 3 (1.94%) VMware
10 2 (1.29%) Citrix
10 2 (1.29%) LogRhythm
10 2 (1.29%) Rackspace
10 2 (1.29%) Symantec
10 2 (1.29%) Veracode
11 1 (0.65%) FireEye
11 1 (0.65%) GFI Software
11 1 (0.65%) Rapid7
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