The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 209 196 203
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 31 38 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.45% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.49% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 18
Average daily rate
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£498 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £346 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £538 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £34.30
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8210 7777 9000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.97% 92.63% 91.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4458 3995 4079
Average daily rate £350 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 560 642
Average hourly rate £16.48 £17.03 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Security Consultant
England

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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 -1 11 £400 -16.66% 3
Hampshire -7 6 £394 -17.10% 2
Surrey -9 4 £425 -22.72% 2
Buckinghamshire -12 2 £700 +64.70%
Kent - 1 £600 - 2
West Sussex - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 28 (37.33%) Security Cleared
2 24 (32.00%) Information Security
3 21 (28.00%) CISSP
3 21 (28.00%) Network Security
4 20 (26.67%) Firewall
4 20 (26.67%) SC Cleared
5 19 (25.33%) Windows
6 17 (22.67%) Cisco
7 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
8 15 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 12 (16.00%) Risk Management
10 11 (14.67%) SharePoint
10 11 (14.67%) CheckPoint
11 10 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (13.33%) CISM
11 10 (13.33%) Security Management
12 9 (12.00%) .NET
12 9 (12.00%) Security Architecture
13 8 (10.67%) UNIX
13 8 (10.67%) CCNP
13 8 (10.67%) Juniper
13 8 (10.67%) Finance
13 8 (10.67%) PKI
13 8 (10.67%) F5
14 7 (9.33%) C#
14 7 (9.33%) Linux
14 7 (9.33%) Management Information System
14 7 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (9.33%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (8.00%) Apache

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 11 (14.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.00%) Apache
3 4 (5.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.00%) Lync
5 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.67%) IIS
6 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Office
1 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.00%) Network Security
2 20 (26.67%) Firewall
3 7 (9.33%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (6.67%) OSPF
6 4 (5.33%) VoIP
6 4 (5.33%) SNMP
6 4 (5.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (5.33%) BIG-IP
6 4 (5.33%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.00%) VPN
8 2 (2.67%) BGP
8 2 (2.67%) Internet
8 2 (2.67%) MPLS
8 2 (2.67%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (1.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (1.33%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (1.33%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) SAP BW
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) AppScan
General
1 8 (10.67%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.67%) Legal
4 1 (1.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.00%) .NET
2 6 (8.00%) OAuth
3 2 (2.67%) HTML
3 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.67%) JSP
4 1 (1.33%) XML
4 1 (1.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) PKI
2 7 (9.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.00%) CESG
3 3 (4.00%) CMDB
4 2 (2.67%) Smart Meter
4 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.67%) SCADA
5 1 (1.33%) Human Factors
5 1 (1.33%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.33%) Windows
2 8 (10.67%) UNIX
3 7 (9.33%) Linux
4 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.67%) zOS
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.00%) Information Security
2 12 (16.00%) Risk Management
3 10 (13.33%) Security Management
4 9 (12.00%) Security Architecture
5 7 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (8.00%) Project Management
6 6 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (8.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (6.67%) Change Management
7 5 (6.67%) Ethical Hacking
8 4 (5.33%) Data Protection
8 4 (5.33%) Load Balancing
8 4 (5.33%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.33%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (5.33%) Network Management
9 3 (4.00%) SAP Security
9 3 (4.00%) Cyber Security
9 3 (4.00%) CRM
9 3 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (2.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.33%) C#
2 4 (5.33%) C
2 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.67%) SQL
3 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.33%) PHP
4 1 (1.33%) C++
4 1 (1.33%) Java
4 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (37.33%) Security Cleared
2 21 (28.00%) CISSP
3 20 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 10 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (13.33%) CISM
5 8 (10.67%) CCNP
6 6 (8.00%) CCIE
7 5 (6.67%) DV Cleared
8 4 (5.33%) Check Point Certification
8 4 (5.33%) CISMP
9 3 (4.00%) MCSE
9 3 (4.00%) CCNA
9 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (4.00%) Degree
10 2 (2.67%) CRISC
10 2 (2.67%) MCP
10 2 (2.67%) CCSA
10 2 (2.67%) ISTQB
10 2 (2.67%) CISA
11 1 (1.33%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (8.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.67%) COBIT
4 1 (1.33%) QA
4 1 (1.33%) GPG13
4 1 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.67%) Xen
5 1 (1.33%) UAG
5 1 (1.33%) Snort
5 1 (1.33%) Nmap
5 1 (1.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.00%) Nessus
3 2 (2.67%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.67%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.33%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.33%) SCCM
4 1 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (22.67%) Cisco
2 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (14.67%) CheckPoint
4 8 (10.67%) Juniper
4 8 (10.67%) F5
5 6 (8.00%) Citrix
6 5 (6.67%) Blue Coat
7 4 (5.33%) VMware
8 3 (4.00%) HP
8 3 (4.00%) IBM
8 3 (4.00%) Oracle
8 3 (4.00%) SAP
9 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.67%) Symantec
9 2 (2.67%) McAfee
9 2 (2.67%) Sophos
9 2 (2.67%) Lumension
10 1 (1.33%) Websense
10 1 (1.33%) Sourcefire
10 1 (1.33%) TippingPoint
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