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 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 205 199 205
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 61 39 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.62% 0.44% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.48% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 5
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£475 £463 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +50.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £355 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £530 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £410
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
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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
8976 8090 6997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.58% 91.36% 91.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4813 4261 3314
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 467 595
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -4.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 February 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 27 February 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 +21 29 £500 -5.66% 3
Hampshire -9 9 £425 -1.73% 1
Berkshire -6 8 £425 -5.55% 4
Buckinghamshire -5 6 £550 - 1
M4 Corridor -1 1 £500 +23.45%
East Sussex - - - - 1
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (41.30%) Information Security
1 57 (41.30%) CISSP
1 57 (41.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 55 (39.86%) Risk Management
3 45 (32.61%) ITIL
4 43 (31.16%) PCI DSS
5 36 (26.09%) CISM
6 33 (23.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (21.74%) Network Security
7 30 (21.74%) CRISC
8 28 (20.29%) Penetration Testing
9 25 (18.12%) PRINCE2
9 25 (18.12%) Change Control
10 24 (17.39%) Firewall
11 23 (16.67%) OWASP
12 22 (15.94%) Security Cleared
13 20 (14.49%) Data Protection
14 19 (13.77%) Management Information System
15 18 (13.04%) Security Management
16 17 (12.32%) Information Security Management
16 17 (12.32%) Security Testing
17 16 (11.59%) SC Cleared
17 16 (11.59%) Vulnerability Management
17 16 (11.59%) PKI
18 15 (10.87%) Cryptography
18 15 (10.87%) TCP/IP
18 15 (10.87%) ISMS
19 14 (10.14%) Data Protection Act
19 14 (10.14%) CISA
19 14 (10.14%) Risk Assessment

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (1.45%) IIS
2 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 5 (3.62%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (21.74%) Network Security
2 24 (17.39%) Firewall
3 15 (10.87%) TCP/IP
4 8 (5.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 7 (5.07%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 6 (4.35%) Wireshark
7 5 (3.62%) DHCP
7 5 (3.62%) DNS
7 5 (3.62%) Multicast
8 2 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.45%) Junos
8 2 (1.45%) MPLS
8 2 (1.45%) OSPF
8 2 (1.45%) BGP
8 2 (1.45%) NetScreen
8 2 (1.45%) VPN
9 1 (0.72%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.72%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.72%) DB2
General
1 11 (7.97%) Telecoms
1 11 (7.97%) Finance
2 6 (4.35%) Legal
3 4 (2.90%) Retail
4 3 (2.17%) Banking
5 2 (1.45%) Publishing
6 1 (0.72%) Games
6 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.72%) Electronics
6 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.62%) Rendezvous
2 4 (2.90%) OAuth
2 4 (2.90%) OpenID
2 4 (2.90%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.77%) Management Information System
2 16 (11.59%) PKI
3 15 (10.87%) Cryptography
4 14 (10.14%) Data Protection Act
5 12 (8.70%) Smart Meter
6 5 (3.62%) SCADA
7 3 (2.17%) Statistics
7 3 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.17%) RMADS
8 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.72%) CESG
8 1 (0.72%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.72%) Human Factors
8 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.90%) Windows
1 4 (2.90%) Linux
2 2 (1.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.72%) UNIX
3 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.72%) CentOS
3 1 (0.72%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (41.30%) Information Security
2 55 (39.86%) Risk Management
3 45 (32.61%) ITIL
4 33 (23.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (20.29%) Penetration Testing
6 25 (18.12%) PRINCE2
6 25 (18.12%) Change Control
7 23 (16.67%) OWASP
8 20 (14.49%) Data Protection
9 18 (13.04%) Security Management
10 17 (12.32%) Information Security Management
10 17 (12.32%) Security Testing
11 16 (11.59%) Vulnerability Management
12 15 (10.87%) ISMS
13 14 (10.14%) Risk Assessment
14 13 (9.42%) Cyber Security
15 12 (8.70%) Security Architecture
16 9 (6.52%) Network Architecture
16 9 (6.52%) SIEM
16 9 (6.52%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.17%) Java
2 2 (1.45%) SQL
2 2 (1.45%) Python
3 1 (0.72%) Ruby
3 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.72%) Perl
3 1 (0.72%) C
Qualifications
1 57 (41.30%) CISSP
2 36 (26.09%) CISM
3 30 (21.74%) CRISC
4 22 (15.94%) Security Cleared
5 16 (11.59%) SC Cleared
6 14 (10.14%) CISA
7 7 (5.07%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.90%) Degree
9 3 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.45%) MCSE
10 2 (1.45%) CCNP
10 2 (1.45%) MCTS
10 2 (1.45%) GIAC
10 2 (1.45%) GSEC
10 2 (1.45%) CSSLP
10 2 (1.45%) GCED
11 1 (0.72%) ISSAP
11 1 (0.72%) CCDA
11 1 (0.72%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (41.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (31.16%) PCI DSS
3 7 (5.07%) COBIT
4 3 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.45%) SLA
6 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.72%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (5.07%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.72%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (0.72%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (9.42%) Cisco
2 11 (7.97%) CheckPoint
3 10 (7.25%) Blue Coat
3 10 (7.25%) F5
4 8 (5.80%) Juniper
5 7 (5.07%) TippingPoint
6 5 (3.62%) Tradeweb
6 5 (3.62%) SolarWinds
6 5 (3.62%) NetScout
6 5 (3.62%) Tufin
6 5 (3.62%) LogLogic
6 5 (3.62%) TIBCO
6 5 (3.62%) Bloomberg
6 5 (3.62%) Radianz
7 4 (2.90%) McAfee
8 3 (2.17%) Citrix
9 2 (1.45%) Imperva
9 2 (1.45%) Nokia
9 2 (1.45%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.45%) SAP
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