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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 214 219 189
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 47 32 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.49% 0.35% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.38% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 25
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£465 £470 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.06% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £325 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £600 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £430 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.46% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Security Consultant
England

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
8806 8448 7862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.37% 91.86% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5200 4616 4096
Average daily rate £375 £350 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £205
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 408 400 542
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.48 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 31 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 31 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Buckinghamshire +13 16 £450 -12.62%
Berkshire +6 12 £465 +16.25% 6
Surrey +5 12 £475 +26.66%
Middlesex +3 2 £528 -12.00%
Hampshire -12 2 £454 +15.23% 4
Kent -4 1 £425 -29.16% 3
Sussex - 1 £450 -
West Sussex - 1 - - 1
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 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 56 (46.67%) Information Security
2 55 (45.83%) CISSP
3 37 (30.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (30.83%) PCI DSS
4 34 (28.33%) Risk Management
5 32 (26.67%) ITIL
6 30 (25.00%) Firewall
7 29 (24.17%) Penetration Testing
8 28 (23.33%) Vulnerability Management
9 27 (22.50%) Finance
10 24 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (18.33%) Network Security
12 21 (17.50%) OWASP
12 21 (17.50%) CISM
13 20 (16.67%) Security Testing
14 19 (15.83%) Data Protection
14 19 (15.83%) Management Information System
15 18 (15.00%) Cisco
16 17 (14.17%) Security Management
17 15 (12.50%) TCP/IP
17 15 (12.50%) Security Architecture
17 15 (12.50%) PKI
17 15 (12.50%) Cyber Security
18 14 (11.67%) CheckPoint
19 13 (10.83%) GIAC
20 12 (10.00%) Retail
20 12 (10.00%) Information Security Management
20 12 (10.00%) Change Control
21 11 (9.17%) CRISC
21 11 (9.17%) Patch Management

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (0.83%) Apache
2 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.83%) RMDS
2 2 (1.67%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.83%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (25.00%) Firewall
2 22 (18.33%) Network Security
3 15 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 9 (7.50%) DNS
5 7 (5.83%) Wireshark
5 7 (5.83%) DHCP
5 7 (5.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 7 (5.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 7 (5.83%) Multicast
6 5 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (3.33%) VPN
8 2 (1.67%) VoIP
8 2 (1.67%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (1.67%) IPsec
8 2 (1.67%) SSL
8 2 (1.67%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.83%) LTE
9 1 (0.83%) 4G
9 1 (0.83%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.83%) DB2
General
1 27 (22.50%) Finance
2 12 (10.00%) Retail
3 10 (8.33%) Legal
4 6 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.50%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.83%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.83%) Rendezvous
2 4 (3.33%) .NET
3 3 (2.50%) SAML
3 3 (2.50%) OAuth
3 3 (2.50%) OAuth2
3 3 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (1.67%) Middleware
4 2 (1.67%) Web Services
5 1 (0.83%) JSP
5 1 (0.83%) SOAP
5 1 (0.83%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.83%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.83%) Management Information System
2 15 (12.50%) PKI
3 9 (7.50%) Data Protection Act
3 9 (7.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (6.67%) Cryptography
5 6 (5.00%) Data Centre
5 6 (5.00%) Smart Meter
6 4 (3.33%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.67%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.67%) AS400
7 2 (1.67%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.67%) Clustering
8 1 (0.83%) Replication
8 1 (0.83%) e-Health
8 1 (0.83%) Statistics
8 1 (0.83%) SCADA
8 1 (0.83%) Human Factors
8 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.00%) Windows
2 5 (4.17%) Linux
3 4 (3.33%) UNIX
4 2 (1.67%) Solaris
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (46.67%) Information Security
2 34 (28.33%) Risk Management
3 32 (26.67%) ITIL
4 29 (24.17%) Penetration Testing
5 28 (23.33%) Vulnerability Management
6 24 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (17.50%) OWASP
8 20 (16.67%) Security Testing
9 19 (15.83%) Data Protection
10 17 (14.17%) Security Management
11 15 (12.50%) Security Architecture
11 15 (12.50%) Cyber Security
12 12 (10.00%) Change Control
12 12 (10.00%) Information Security Management
13 11 (9.17%) Risk Assessment
13 11 (9.17%) Patch Management
13 11 (9.17%) Security Patching
14 10 (8.33%) Data Security
15 9 (7.50%) PRINCE2
15 9 (7.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.50%) C
1 3 (2.50%) C#
1 3 (2.50%) SQL
1 3 (2.50%) ABAP
2 2 (1.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (1.67%) C++
2 2 (1.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.83%) Java
3 1 (0.83%) Perl
3 1 (0.83%) PHP
3 1 (0.83%) Python
3 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 55 (45.83%) CISSP
2 21 (17.50%) CISM
3 13 (10.83%) GIAC
4 11 (9.17%) Security Cleared
4 11 (9.17%) CRISC
5 8 (6.67%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.17%) CISA
6 5 (4.17%) Degree
7 3 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.50%) CCNP
8 2 (1.67%) CEH
9 1 (0.83%) MCTS
9 1 (0.83%) PCI QSA
9 1 (0.83%) CCA
9 1 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.83%) MCSE
9 1 (0.83%) CCIE
9 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (30.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 37 (30.83%) PCI DSS
2 10 (8.33%) COBIT
3 7 (5.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (4.17%) GxP
5 1 (0.83%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.83%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (0.83%) MAILsweeper
1 1 (0.83%) Nessus
1 1 (0.83%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 18 (15.00%) Cisco
2 14 (11.67%) CheckPoint
3 10 (8.33%) Juniper
3 10 (8.33%) SAP
3 10 (8.33%) Blue Coat
4 9 (7.50%) F5
5 7 (5.83%) LogLogic
5 7 (5.83%) Lancope
5 7 (5.83%) NetScout
5 7 (5.83%) Radianz
5 7 (5.83%) TippingPoint
5 7 (5.83%) Tradeweb
5 7 (5.83%) SolarWinds
5 7 (5.83%) Tufin
5 7 (5.83%) TIBCO
5 7 (5.83%) Bloomberg
6 6 (5.00%) IBM
7 5 (4.17%) Citrix
8 4 (3.33%) Symantec
8 4 (3.33%) VMware
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