The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 190 191 229
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +38
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 66 43 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.69% 0.50% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.54% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 27 9
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£475 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £363 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £443 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +10.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.00
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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
8831 8026 8874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.88% 92.84% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4988 4305 4177
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 479 493 616
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Consultant in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +14 24 £475 +10.72% 1
Berkshire +18 22 £475 +16.92% 3
Hampshire -16 6 £469 -1.31%
Buckinghamshire -4 5 £403 -19.50%
Middlesex +1 4 £500 +10.01%
Kent - 2 £455 - 2
East Sussex - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Security Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Security Consultant in their job title.

1 38 (39.58%) Information Security
2 31 (32.29%) CISSP
3 27 (28.13%) Firewall
4 25 (26.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (23.96%) Risk Management
6 21 (21.88%) CISM
6 21 (21.88%) Network Security
7 20 (20.83%) Security Cleared
8 17 (17.71%) Cisco
8 17 (17.71%) ITIL
9 16 (16.67%) Windows
9 16 (16.67%) PCI DSS
10 15 (15.63%) SC Cleared
11 14 (14.58%) Management Information System
11 14 (14.58%) CheckPoint
11 14 (14.58%) CRISC
12 13 (13.54%) Vulnerability Management
12 13 (13.54%) PKI
12 13 (13.54%) PRINCE2
12 13 (13.54%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (12.50%) CISA
13 12 (12.50%) F5
14 11 (11.46%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (11.46%) Data Protection
14 11 (11.46%) Security Management
14 11 (11.46%) Penetration Testing
14 11 (11.46%) Juniper
15 10 (10.42%) Microsoft
15 10 (10.42%) Blue Coat
15 10 (10.42%) Information Security Management

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Security Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.21%) Apache
1 5 (5.21%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.08%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.08%) IIS
3 1 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.04%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) MS Office
1 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (28.13%) Firewall
2 21 (21.88%) Network Security
3 11 (11.46%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (7.29%) OSPF
5 6 (6.25%) SNMP
5 6 (6.25%) VPN
5 6 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (4.17%) Junos
6 4 (4.17%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (4.17%) BGP
6 4 (4.17%) MPLS
6 4 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (3.13%) BIG-IP
7 3 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (3.13%) VoIP
7 3 (3.13%) FTP
7 3 (3.13%) NetScreen
8 2 (2.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.04%) DB2
General
1 9 (9.38%) Finance
2 8 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.13%) Banking
4 2 (2.08%) Retail
4 2 (2.08%) Games
4 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.04%) Publishing
5 1 (1.04%) Legal
5 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.25%) .NET
2 5 (5.21%) OAuth
3 1 (1.04%) HTML
3 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.04%) JSP
3 1 (1.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.58%) Management Information System
2 13 (13.54%) PKI
3 10 (10.42%) Smart Meter
4 8 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (8.33%) Cryptography
5 4 (4.17%) SCADA
6 3 (3.13%) RMADS
6 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.04%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.04%) CESG
8 1 (1.04%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (1.04%) Human Factors
8 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.04%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.67%) Windows
2 8 (8.33%) Linux
3 7 (7.29%) UNIX
4 2 (2.08%) zOS
4 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.04%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (39.58%) Information Security
2 23 (23.96%) Risk Management
3 17 (17.71%) ITIL
4 13 (13.54%) PRINCE2
4 13 (13.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (13.54%) Vulnerability Management
5 11 (11.46%) Security Management
5 11 (11.46%) Penetration Testing
5 11 (11.46%) Data Protection
6 10 (10.42%) Security Testing
6 10 (10.42%) Information Security Management
6 10 (10.42%) Change Control
7 9 (9.38%) OWASP
8 8 (8.33%) Cyber Security
8 8 (8.33%) Security Architecture
9 7 (7.29%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (7.29%) Information Management
10 6 (6.25%) Incident Management
10 6 (6.25%) Project Management
10 6 (6.25%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.21%) C#
2 2 (2.08%) Java
2 2 (2.08%) C
3 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.04%) Perl
3 1 (1.04%) SQL
3 1 (1.04%) Python
3 1 (1.04%) Ruby
3 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (32.29%) CISSP
2 21 (21.88%) CISM
3 20 (20.83%) Security Cleared
4 15 (15.63%) SC Cleared
5 14 (14.58%) CRISC
6 12 (12.50%) CISA
7 9 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (7.29%) CCNP
8 7 (7.29%) Degree
9 6 (6.25%) CCIE
10 4 (4.17%) DV Cleared
11 3 (3.13%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (2.08%) CCNA
12 2 (2.08%) GIAC
12 2 (2.08%) CCSE
13 1 (1.04%) JNCIS
13 1 (1.04%) MCITP
13 1 (1.04%) ISTQB
13 1 (1.04%) CCSA
13 1 (1.04%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (26.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.08%) COBIT
3 2 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.04%) SLA
4 1 (1.04%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.08%) Xen
3 1 (1.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (5.21%) Nessus
2 3 (3.13%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.04%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (17.71%) Cisco
2 14 (14.58%) CheckPoint
3 12 (12.50%) F5
4 11 (11.46%) Juniper
5 10 (10.42%) Microsoft
5 10 (10.42%) Blue Coat
6 4 (4.17%) Symantec
7 3 (3.13%) Tripwire
7 3 (3.13%) HP
7 3 (3.13%) Nokia
7 3 (3.13%) IBM
7 3 (3.13%) TippingPoint
8 2 (2.08%) Oracle
8 2 (2.08%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.08%) Fortinet
8 2 (2.08%) Citrix
8 2 (2.08%) Websense
9 1 (1.04%) McAfee
9 1 (1.04%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.04%) Intel
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