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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 187 205 219
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 69 44 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.69% 0.47% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.51% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 5
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£423 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.05% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £350 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £52.50
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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
9169 8688 7867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.59% 91.86% 92.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5062 4803 3935
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £213 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 456 615
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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
Surrey +24 26 £449 -14.92% 1
Berkshire -6 20 £413 -8.33% 11
Hampshire -9 9 £375 -5.06% 3
Buckinghamshire -1 5 £400 +23.07% 2
West Sussex -19 3 £500 -
Middlesex +7 2 £428 -10.00%
M4 Corridor +1 2 £500 +23.45%
Oxfordshire -20 1 £275 -45.00%
Kent - 1 - -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 57 (45.24%) CISSP
2 51 (40.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 45 (35.71%) Risk Management
4 43 (34.13%) Information Security
5 37 (29.37%) ITIL
6 36 (28.57%) PCI DSS
7 30 (23.81%) Network Security
7 30 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 28 (22.22%) CISM
9 27 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
10 25 (19.84%) Firewall
11 23 (18.25%) OWASP
11 23 (18.25%) Change Control
12 21 (16.67%) CRISC
12 21 (16.67%) Finance
13 18 (14.29%) PRINCE2
13 18 (14.29%) Security Cleared
14 16 (12.70%) TCP/IP
15 15 (11.90%) Management Information System
16 14 (11.11%) SC Cleared
16 14 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
17 13 (10.32%) Cyber Security
17 13 (10.32%) Security Management
17 13 (10.32%) Cisco
18 12 (9.52%) CheckPoint
18 12 (9.52%) ISMS
18 12 (9.52%) Security Testing
19 11 (8.73%) Data Protection
19 11 (8.73%) PKI
19 11 (8.73%) Information Security Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 6 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 8 (6.35%) RMDS
2 2 (1.59%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.79%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 30 (23.81%) Network Security
2 25 (19.84%) Firewall
3 16 (12.70%) TCP/IP
4 9 (7.14%) Wireshark
4 9 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 8 (6.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 8 (6.35%) Multicast
5 8 (6.35%) DHCP
5 8 (6.35%) DNS
6 3 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.59%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.59%) VoIP
8 1 (0.79%) SSL
8 1 (0.79%) Intranet
8 1 (0.79%) Internet
8 1 (0.79%) TACACS
8 1 (0.79%) IPsec
8 1 (0.79%) tcpdump
General
1 21 (16.67%) Finance
2 7 (5.56%) Legal
3 5 (3.97%) Retail
4 4 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.59%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.59%) Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Automotive
7 1 (0.79%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.35%) Rendezvous
2 7 (5.56%) SAML
2 7 (5.56%) OAuth
3 4 (3.17%) OpenID
4 3 (2.38%) .NET
4 3 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (2.38%) OAuth2
5 2 (1.59%) Web Services
6 1 (0.79%) JSP
6 1 (0.79%) Middleware
6 1 (0.79%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.90%) Management Information System
2 11 (8.73%) PKI
3 8 (6.35%) Cryptography
4 7 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (4.76%) Smart Meter
6 5 (3.97%) SCADA
7 3 (2.38%) Statistics
7 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.79%) e-Health
8 1 (0.79%) Replication
8 1 (0.79%) AS400
8 1 (0.79%) Human Factors
8 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.79%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.17%) Windows
2 2 (1.59%) Windows 7
2 2 (1.59%) Linux
3 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.79%) CentOS
3 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (35.71%) Risk Management
2 43 (34.13%) Information Security
3 37 (29.37%) ITIL
4 30 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
6 23 (18.25%) OWASP
6 23 (18.25%) Change Control
7 18 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 14 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
9 13 (10.32%) Cyber Security
9 13 (10.32%) Security Management
10 12 (9.52%) ISMS
10 12 (9.52%) Security Testing
11 11 (8.73%) Data Protection
11 11 (8.73%) Information Security Management
12 10 (7.94%) Data Security
12 10 (7.94%) Change Management
12 10 (7.94%) Service Management
13 9 (7.14%) Load Balancing
14 8 (6.35%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.38%) C#
1 3 (2.38%) ABAP
2 2 (1.59%) C
3 1 (0.79%) Python
3 1 (0.79%) Java
3 1 (0.79%) SQL
3 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 57 (45.24%) CISSP
2 28 (22.22%) CISM
3 21 (16.67%) CRISC
4 18 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 14 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.97%) CISA
6 5 (3.97%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.17%) GIAC
8 2 (1.59%) MCTS
8 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.59%) MCSE
9 1 (0.79%) CCA
9 1 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.79%) CCDA
9 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.79%) ISSAP
9 1 (0.79%) CEH
9 1 (0.79%) Degree
9 1 (0.79%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (40.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (28.57%) PCI DSS
3 7 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (3.97%) GxP
4 5 (3.97%) COBIT
5 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.79%) SLA
5 1 (0.79%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.79%) Snort
2 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (10.32%) Cisco
2 12 (9.52%) CheckPoint
3 11 (8.73%) Blue Coat
4 9 (7.14%) Juniper
4 9 (7.14%) F5
5 8 (6.35%) LogLogic
5 8 (6.35%) Tufin
5 8 (6.35%) Tradeweb
5 8 (6.35%) SolarWinds
5 8 (6.35%) NetScout
5 8 (6.35%) TippingPoint
5 8 (6.35%) TIBCO
5 8 (6.35%) Bloomberg
5 8 (6.35%) Radianz
5 8 (6.35%) SAP
6 5 (3.97%) Citrix
6 5 (3.97%) IBM
7 4 (3.17%) Symantec
8 3 (2.38%) McAfee
8 3 (2.38%) ArcSight
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