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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 231 214 184
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 46 39 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.46% 0.42% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.46% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 26 29
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£465 £488 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +5.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £334 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £600 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 £443 £432
% change year-on-year
+5.08% +2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Security Consultant
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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
9307 8562 8137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.58% 92.16% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5616 4783 4299
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 425 498
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.48 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.18% -5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Berkshire -4 15 £475 -2.56% 2
Surrey -2 14 £388 +3.33% 2
Buckinghamshire -2 8 £515 +5.10% 1
Kent +2 3 £450 -25.00%
Hampshire -2 3 £558 +20.54%
Middlesex +5 2 £528 -6.13%
West Sussex - 2 £350 -
Sussex - 1 £450 -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 60 (57.14%) Information Security
2 45 (42.86%) CISSP
3 36 (34.29%) PCI DSS
4 35 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 31 (29.52%) Vulnerability Management
6 28 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
7 26 (24.76%) Risk Management
7 26 (24.76%) Finance
8 25 (23.81%) Firewall
9 20 (19.05%) Security Management
9 20 (19.05%) ITIL
10 19 (18.10%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (16.19%) Data Protection
11 17 (16.19%) Security Testing
12 16 (15.24%) PKI
12 16 (15.24%) Cyber Security
12 16 (15.24%) OWASP
13 15 (14.29%) Management Information System
14 14 (13.33%) Cisco
14 14 (13.33%) Security Architecture
14 14 (13.33%) Network Security
15 12 (11.43%) CISM
15 12 (11.43%) GIAC
16 11 (10.48%) Information Security Management
16 11 (10.48%) Security Cleared
16 11 (10.48%) Patch Management
17 10 (9.52%) Security Patching
17 10 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
17 10 (9.52%) COBIT
17 10 (9.52%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (4.76%) IIS
2 3 (2.86%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) RMDS
1 2 (1.90%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.95%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.95%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (23.81%) Firewall
2 14 (13.33%) Network Security
3 6 (5.71%) VPN
4 5 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.81%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (3.81%) DNS
5 4 (3.81%) SSL
5 4 (3.81%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (2.86%) SSH
6 3 (2.86%) HTTP
7 2 (1.90%) DHCP
7 2 (1.90%) IPsec
7 2 (1.90%) Wireshark
7 2 (1.90%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (1.90%) VoIP
7 2 (1.90%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (1.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (1.90%) Multicast
8 1 (0.95%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.86%) DB2
2 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.95%) SAP BW
General
1 26 (24.76%) Finance
2 10 (9.52%) Retail
3 9 (8.57%) Legal
4 4 (3.81%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.81%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.90%) Banking
5 2 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.95%) Marketing
6 1 (0.95%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.71%) .NET
2 4 (3.81%) Middleware
3 3 (2.86%) SAML
3 3 (2.86%) SOAP
3 3 (2.86%) OAuth
3 3 (2.86%) REST
3 3 (2.86%) OAuth2
3 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (1.90%) Web Services
4 2 (1.90%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.95%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.95%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.24%) PKI
2 15 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.62%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (6.67%) Cryptography
5 6 (5.71%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.76%) Smart Meter
6 5 (4.76%) Data Centre
7 4 (3.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (2.86%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.90%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (1.90%) AS400
9 2 (1.90%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.90%) Clustering
10 1 (0.95%) Replication
10 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.95%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.71%) UNIX
2 5 (4.76%) Windows
2 5 (4.76%) Linux
3 2 (1.90%) Solaris
4 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (57.14%) Information Security
2 31 (29.52%) Vulnerability Management
3 28 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
4 26 (24.76%) Risk Management
5 20 (19.05%) Security Management
5 20 (19.05%) ITIL
6 19 (18.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (16.19%) Security Testing
7 17 (16.19%) Data Protection
8 16 (15.24%) OWASP
8 16 (15.24%) Cyber Security
9 14 (13.33%) Security Architecture
10 11 (10.48%) Patch Management
10 11 (10.48%) Information Security Management
11 10 (9.52%) Data Security
11 10 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
11 10 (9.52%) Security Patching
12 9 (8.57%) SIEM
12 9 (8.57%) Change Control
12 9 (8.57%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.81%) C++
2 3 (2.86%) Java
2 3 (2.86%) C
2 3 (2.86%) C#
2 3 (2.86%) SQL
2 3 (2.86%) ABAP
3 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.90%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.95%) Perl
4 1 (0.95%) PHP
4 1 (0.95%) Python
4 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (42.86%) CISSP
2 12 (11.43%) CISM
2 12 (11.43%) GIAC
3 11 (10.48%) Security Cleared
4 8 (7.62%) SC Cleared
5 7 (6.67%) Degree
6 6 (5.71%) CRISC
7 3 (2.86%) CISA
7 3 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.86%) CCNP
8 2 (1.90%) CEH
9 1 (0.95%) CCIE
9 1 (0.95%) CCA
9 1 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.95%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (34.29%) PCI DSS
2 35 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (9.52%) COBIT
4 6 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (3.81%) GxP
6 1 (0.95%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.90%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.95%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (0.95%) MAILsweeper
1 1 (0.95%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 14 (13.33%) Cisco
2 10 (9.52%) SAP
3 8 (7.62%) CheckPoint
4 6 (5.71%) IBM
4 6 (5.71%) F5
5 5 (4.76%) Blue Coat
5 5 (4.76%) Juniper
6 4 (3.81%) Symantec
6 4 (3.81%) Oracle
7 3 (2.86%) Crossbeam
7 3 (2.86%) VMware
8 2 (1.90%) Lancope
8 2 (1.90%) Splunk
8 2 (1.90%) ArcSight
8 2 (1.90%) LogLogic
8 2 (1.90%) TippingPoint
8 2 (1.90%) Tradeweb
8 2 (1.90%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.90%) Tufin
8 2 (1.90%) NetScout
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