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 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 173 222 220
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 85 50 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.96% 0.52% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.55% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 31 20
Median daily rate £475 £450 £479
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £466 £430
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.45 - -
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
8311 9058 8685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.20% 94.86% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4967 5335 4693
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 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 424 430
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -0.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £40.15 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 30 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 30 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 +22 39 £500 +9.28% 2
Hampshire +16 17 £475 +18.75% 4
Buckinghamshire +10 16 £431 -4.16% 3
Surrey -13 8 £500 +6.38%
Kent +11 5 £550 +29.41% 2
West Sussex -7 2 £525 -
Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 72 (43.64%) Information Security
2 56 (33.94%) CISSP
3 53 (32.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 51 (30.91%) Security Cleared
5 38 (23.03%) SC Cleared
6 33 (20.00%) Information Assurance
6 33 (20.00%) CISM
7 29 (17.58%) PKI
8 27 (16.36%) Firewall
9 24 (14.55%) Cybersecurity
10 23 (13.94%) RMADS
11 22 (13.33%) Network Security
11 22 (13.33%) Security Management
11 22 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
12 21 (12.73%) Risk Management
13 20 (12.12%) Cisco
14 19 (11.52%) CESG Certified Professional
15 18 (10.91%) CLAS
16 17 (10.30%) CheckPoint
16 17 (10.30%) Windows
17 16 (9.70%) Microsoft
17 16 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
17 16 (9.70%) Telecoms
17 16 (9.70%) Penetration Testing
17 16 (9.70%) Vulnerability Management
18 15 (9.09%) SIEM
18 15 (9.09%) Finance
19 14 (8.48%) Management Information System
19 14 (8.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
19 14 (8.48%) 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 3 (1.82%) Apache
1 3 (1.82%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.21%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.61%) IIS
3 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.24%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.61%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.21%) IaaS
3 2 (1.21%) PaaS
4 1 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (16.36%) Firewall
2 22 (13.33%) Network Security
3 11 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (5.45%) Wireless
5 8 (4.85%) LAN
6 5 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (3.03%) Internet
6 5 (3.03%) WAN
7 4 (2.42%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (2.42%) VPN
7 4 (2.42%) Wireless Security
8 3 (1.82%) IPsec
8 3 (1.82%) SSH
9 2 (1.21%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (1.21%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (1.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (1.21%) FTP
9 2 (1.21%) SMTP
9 2 (1.21%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.21%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.82%) Big Data
1 3 (1.82%) DB2
1 3 (1.82%) Hadoop
1 3 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.82%) AppScan
2 2 (1.21%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.61%) JIRA
3 1 (0.61%) MSTest
3 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (9.70%) Telecoms
2 15 (9.09%) Finance
3 11 (6.67%) Legal
4 3 (1.82%) Law
4 3 (1.82%) Retail
5 1 (0.61%) Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.03%) REST
2 2 (1.21%) .NET
2 2 (1.21%) SOAP
3 1 (0.61%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.61%) JSON
3 1 (0.61%) Middleware
3 1 (0.61%) WCF
3 1 (0.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.58%) PKI
2 14 (8.48%) Management Information System
3 10 (6.06%) Cryptography
4 9 (5.45%) Security Operations Centre
5 8 (4.85%) CESG
6 6 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.82%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.82%) SCADA
8 2 (1.21%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (1.21%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.61%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.61%) FMCG
9 1 (0.61%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.61%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.61%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.61%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.61%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.30%) Windows
2 8 (4.85%) Windows Server
3 5 (3.03%) Unix
3 5 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (2.42%) Linux
4 4 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.21%) AIX
5 2 (1.21%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (43.64%) Information Security
2 33 (20.00%) Information Assurance
3 24 (14.55%) Cybersecurity
4 22 (13.33%) Security Management
5 21 (12.73%) Risk Management
6 16 (9.70%) Penetration Testing
6 16 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (9.70%) Vulnerability Management
7 15 (9.09%) SIEM
8 14 (8.48%) Security Operations
9 13 (7.88%) Data Protection
9 13 (7.88%) Project Management
9 13 (7.88%) Security Architecture
10 12 (7.27%) Information Security Management
11 11 (6.67%) ISMS
11 11 (6.67%) Security Testing
12 10 (6.06%) OWASP
12 10 (6.06%) SDLC
13 9 (5.45%) Mentoring
14 8 (4.85%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.06%) Java
2 5 (3.03%) C
2 5 (3.03%) C++
3 4 (2.42%) C#
3 4 (2.42%) Perl
3 4 (2.42%) Python
4 2 (1.21%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.61%) Korn
5 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (33.94%) CISSP
2 51 (30.91%) Security Cleared
3 38 (23.03%) SC Cleared
4 33 (20.00%) CISM
5 22 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (11.52%) CESG Certified Professional
7 18 (10.91%) CLAS
8 12 (7.27%) CISA
9 10 (6.06%) CCIE
9 10 (6.06%) CCSP
9 10 (6.06%) DV Cleared
10 9 (5.45%) CCNP
11 7 (4.24%) CCDP
11 7 (4.24%) Degree
12 6 (3.64%) CEH
12 6 (3.64%) CompTIA Security+
12 6 (3.64%) Security+ Certification
13 5 (3.03%) GIAC
14 3 (1.82%) GCIA
14 3 (1.82%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (32.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (13.94%) RMADS
3 14 (8.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 13 (7.88%) JSP 440
4 13 (7.88%) PCI DSS
5 8 (4.85%) COBIT
6 6 (3.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (2.42%) GxP
8 3 (1.82%) ISAE 3402
8 3 (1.82%) ISO 9001
8 3 (1.82%) QA
8 3 (1.82%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.61%) BS7799
9 1 (0.61%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 10 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.42%) ISA Server
2 4 (2.42%) UAG
3 2 (1.21%) Sendmail
3 2 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.42%) WSUS
2 2 (1.21%) Nessus
3 1 (0.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.61%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.61%) QRadar
3 1 (0.61%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 20 (12.12%) Cisco
2 17 (10.30%) CheckPoint
3 16 (9.70%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.06%) SAP
5 7 (4.24%) F5
6 4 (2.42%) Juniper
6 4 (2.42%) Oracle
7 3 (1.82%) ArcSight
7 3 (1.82%) Forcepoint
7 3 (1.82%) HP
7 3 (1.82%) IBM
7 3 (1.82%) VMware
8 2 (1.21%) Citrix
8 2 (1.21%) Cyber-Ark
8 2 (1.21%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.21%) Symantec
8 2 (1.21%) Veracode
9 1 (0.61%) Aruba
9 1 (0.61%) Ruckus Wireless
9 1 (0.61%) Sybase