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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 199 212 203
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 61 33 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.65% 0.36% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.39% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 22 16
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£450 £488 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £328 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £593 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
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
8665 8425 7733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.55% 92.61% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4978 4622 3958
Average daily rate £375 £350 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £215 £210
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 424 420 585
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £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 1 July 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 July 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 +13 18 £473 +11.17% 6
Buckinghamshire +12 17 £450 -14.28% 5
Berkshire +5 17 £430 +14.66% 2
Hampshire -1 4 £388 -4.61% 1
Middlesex +1 1 £528 -1.76% 1
Kent -7 1 £425 -29.16% 1
Oxfordshire -28 1 £475 -5.00%
Sussex - 1 £450 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
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England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 61 (47.29%) CISSP
2 58 (44.96%) Information Security
3 47 (36.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 42 (32.56%) Risk Management
5 37 (28.68%) PCI DSS
6 33 (25.58%) ITIL
7 32 (24.81%) Penetration Testing
8 29 (22.48%) Firewall
9 27 (20.93%) Vulnerability Management
10 26 (20.16%) Finance
10 26 (20.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 25 (19.38%) OWASP
12 24 (18.60%) Network Security
12 24 (18.60%) CISM
13 21 (16.28%) Security Testing
13 21 (16.28%) Security Management
14 20 (15.50%) Management Information System
15 17 (13.18%) Data Protection
16 16 (12.40%) TCP/IP
17 15 (11.63%) Cisco
17 15 (11.63%) Information Security Management
17 15 (11.63%) Security Cleared
17 15 (11.63%) PKI
17 15 (11.63%) Change Control
17 15 (11.63%) CRISC
18 13 (10.08%) Cyber Security
18 13 (10.08%) GIAC
18 13 (10.08%) PRINCE2
19 12 (9.30%) CheckPoint
19 12 (9.30%) Legal

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (4.65%) IIS
2 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (6.20%) RMDS
2 2 (1.55%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.78%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 29 (22.48%) Firewall
2 24 (18.60%) Network Security
3 16 (12.40%) TCP/IP
4 10 (7.75%) DNS
5 9 (6.98%) Wireshark
6 8 (6.20%) DHCP
6 8 (6.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 8 (6.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 8 (6.20%) Multicast
7 3 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.55%) SSL
8 2 (1.55%) VoIP
8 2 (1.55%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.78%) WAN
9 1 (0.78%) SMTP
9 1 (0.78%) LDAP
9 1 (0.78%) LAN
9 1 (0.78%) OSPF
9 1 (0.78%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.55%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 26 (20.16%) Finance
2 12 (9.30%) Legal
3 9 (6.98%) Retail
4 4 (3.10%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.55%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.78%) Electronics
6 1 (0.78%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.20%) Rendezvous
2 4 (3.10%) OAuth
2 4 (3.10%) SAML
3 3 (2.33%) .NET
3 3 (2.33%) OAuth2
3 3 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (1.55%) Web Services
5 1 (0.78%) JSP
5 1 (0.78%) OpenID
5 1 (0.78%) Middleware
5 1 (0.78%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.50%) Management Information System
2 15 (11.63%) PKI
3 9 (6.98%) Cryptography
3 9 (6.98%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (6.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (5.43%) Data Centre
5 7 (5.43%) Smart Meter
6 3 (2.33%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.55%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.55%) AS400
7 2 (1.55%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.55%) Clustering
7 2 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.78%) Replication
8 1 (0.78%) e-Health
8 1 (0.78%) Statistics
8 1 (0.78%) SCADA
8 1 (0.78%) Human Factors
8 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.43%) Windows
2 5 (3.88%) Linux
3 3 (2.33%) UNIX
4 2 (1.55%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.55%) Solaris
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (44.96%) Information Security
2 42 (32.56%) Risk Management
3 33 (25.58%) ITIL
4 32 (24.81%) Penetration Testing
5 27 (20.93%) Vulnerability Management
6 26 (20.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (19.38%) OWASP
8 21 (16.28%) Security Testing
8 21 (16.28%) Security Management
9 17 (13.18%) Data Protection
10 15 (11.63%) Change Control
10 15 (11.63%) Information Security Management
11 13 (10.08%) PRINCE2
11 13 (10.08%) Cyber Security
12 12 (9.30%) ISMS
13 11 (8.53%) Security Architecture
13 11 (8.53%) Patch Management
13 11 (8.53%) Security Patching
14 10 (7.75%) Service Management
15 9 (6.98%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.33%) C
1 3 (2.33%) C#
1 3 (2.33%) SQL
1 3 (2.33%) ABAP
2 2 (1.55%) T-SQL
2 2 (1.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.78%) Python
3 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.78%) C++
3 1 (0.78%) Java
3 1 (0.78%) Perl
3 1 (0.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 61 (47.29%) CISSP
2 24 (18.60%) CISM
3 15 (11.63%) Security Cleared
3 15 (11.63%) CRISC
4 13 (10.08%) GIAC
5 11 (8.53%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.88%) CISA
7 4 (3.10%) Degree
8 3 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.33%) CCNP
9 2 (1.55%) MCSE
9 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.55%) MCTS
10 1 (0.78%) PCI QSA
10 1 (0.78%) CEH
10 1 (0.78%) ISSAP
10 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.78%) CCIE
10 1 (0.78%) CCA
10 1 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (36.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (28.68%) PCI DSS
3 8 (6.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (5.43%) COBIT
5 5 (3.88%) GxP
6 1 (0.78%) SLA
6 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.78%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.55%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.78%) Snort
3 1 (0.78%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (0.78%) MAILsweeper
1 1 (0.78%) Nessus
1 1 (0.78%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 15 (11.63%) Cisco
2 12 (9.30%) CheckPoint
3 11 (8.53%) Blue Coat
3 11 (8.53%) Juniper
4 9 (6.98%) F5
5 8 (6.20%) Lancope
5 8 (6.20%) Radianz
5 8 (6.20%) Tufin
5 8 (6.20%) LogLogic
5 8 (6.20%) SAP
5 8 (6.20%) NetScout
5 8 (6.20%) TippingPoint
5 8 (6.20%) Tradeweb
5 8 (6.20%) SolarWinds
5 8 (6.20%) TIBCO
5 8 (6.20%) Bloomberg
6 6 (4.65%) IBM
7 5 (3.88%) Citrix
8 4 (3.10%) Symantec
8 4 (3.10%) VMware
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