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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 205 182 220
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +38
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 37 50 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.57% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.61% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 15
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£488 £460 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.97% +31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £330 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £538 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £432 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £34.30
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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
8422 8223 9197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.07% 92.95% 91.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4694 4342 4273
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 505 638
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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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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
Berkshire +6 14 £488 +8.33% 2
Surrey -8 7 £375 -18.47% 1
Buckinghamshire 0 6 £490 +40.00% 1
Hampshire -11 6 £375 -21.05% 3
Middlesex -6 2 £563 +16.21%
Kent - 1 £600 -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 26 (36.11%) Firewall
2 23 (31.94%) Information Security
3 22 (30.56%) Network Security
4 21 (29.17%) Security Cleared
5 20 (27.78%) Cisco
6 19 (26.39%) Windows
7 16 (22.22%) CISSP
8 14 (19.44%) SC Cleared
8 14 (19.44%) CheckPoint
9 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 11 (15.28%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (15.28%) Juniper
10 11 (15.28%) F5
10 11 (15.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 10 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (13.89%) Risk Management
12 9 (12.50%) CISM
12 9 (12.50%) CCNP
12 9 (12.50%) SharePoint
13 8 (11.11%) UNIX
13 8 (11.11%) Finance
13 8 (11.11%) Security Architecture
14 7 (9.72%) Vulnerability Management
14 7 (9.72%) Security Management
14 7 (9.72%) Management Information System
14 7 (9.72%) Blue Coat
14 7 (9.72%) SNMP
14 7 (9.72%) .NET
14 7 (9.72%) Active Directory
15 6 (8.33%) CCIE

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 9 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.33%) Apache
3 3 (4.17%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.78%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.78%) IIS
5 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.39%) Lync
5 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Office
1 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (36.11%) Firewall
2 22 (30.56%) Network Security
3 10 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (9.72%) SNMP
5 6 (8.33%) OSPF
5 6 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (6.94%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (6.94%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (6.94%) VPN
7 4 (5.56%) VoIP
7 4 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (5.56%) BIG-IP
8 3 (4.17%) MPLS
8 3 (4.17%) IPsec
8 3 (4.17%) BGP
8 3 (4.17%) FTP
9 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.78%) SSL
9 2 (2.78%) Internet
9 2 (2.78%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.78%) SAP BW
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (11.11%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.39%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.72%) .NET
2 6 (8.33%) OAuth
3 1 (1.39%) HTML
3 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.39%) JSP
3 1 (1.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.94%) PKI
2 5 (6.94%) SCADA
2 5 (6.94%) Smart Meter
3 3 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.17%) CMDB
4 1 (1.39%) Firmware
4 1 (1.39%) Human Factors
4 1 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.39%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.39%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.39%) Windows
2 8 (11.11%) UNIX
3 6 (8.33%) Linux
4 2 (2.78%) zOS
4 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.94%) Information Security
2 10 (13.89%) Risk Management
3 8 (11.11%) Security Architecture
4 7 (9.72%) Security Management
4 7 (9.72%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (8.33%) Cyber Security
6 5 (6.94%) Data Protection
6 5 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.56%) ITIL
7 4 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.56%) Project Management
7 4 (5.56%) Change Management
7 4 (5.56%) Network Management
7 4 (5.56%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (5.56%) Database Security
8 3 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (4.17%) Matrix Management
8 3 (4.17%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.17%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.33%) C#
2 4 (5.56%) C
3 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 16 (22.22%) CISSP
3 14 (19.44%) SC Cleared
4 11 (15.28%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (12.50%) CCNP
5 9 (12.50%) CISM
6 6 (8.33%) CCIE
7 5 (6.94%) CISA
8 4 (5.56%) Check Point Certification
8 4 (5.56%) DV Cleared
8 4 (5.56%) CRISC
8 4 (5.56%) Degree
9 3 (4.17%) CCSA
9 3 (4.17%) CCNA
10 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (2.78%) MCSE
10 2 (2.78%) CCSE
11 1 (1.39%) CISMP
11 1 (1.39%) JNCIS
11 1 (1.39%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (8.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.78%) COBIT
4 1 (1.39%) GPG13
4 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (9.72%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.78%) Xen
3 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.39%) Snort
3 1 (1.39%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) Nessus
2 4 (5.56%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.39%) SCCM
3 1 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.39%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (27.78%) Cisco
2 14 (19.44%) CheckPoint
3 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 11 (15.28%) Juniper
4 11 (15.28%) F5
5 7 (9.72%) Blue Coat
6 5 (6.94%) Citrix
7 3 (4.17%) Symantec
7 3 (4.17%) HP
7 3 (4.17%) SAP
7 3 (4.17%) Tripwire
8 2 (2.78%) Oracle
8 2 (2.78%) IBM
8 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.78%) Websense
8 2 (2.78%) VMware
9 1 (1.39%) McAfee
9 1 (1.39%) Sophos
9 1 (1.39%) Nokia
9 1 (1.39%) Sourcefire
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