The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 82 80 75
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 14 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.97% 0.61% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.67% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 5
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -18.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £345 £429
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £465 £524
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
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1334 1200 1159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.38% 92.24% 91.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 781 716 675
Average daily rate £400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 51 61
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 £51.00 £42.50
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 Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Consultant in the job title across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Consultant across the Surrey region.

Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Security Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey 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
Staines - 4 - -
Camberley - 1 £400 -
Cobham - 1 - -
Security Consultant
South East

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 23 (71.88%) CISSP
2 21 (65.63%) PCI DSS
3 20 (62.50%) Information Security
4 15 (46.88%) Security Management
4 15 (46.88%) Vulnerability Management
5 14 (43.75%) Risk Management
6 13 (40.63%) Finance
6 13 (40.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (34.38%) CISM
8 10 (31.25%) ITIL
8 10 (31.25%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (28.13%) Data Protection
10 8 (25.00%) PKI
10 8 (25.00%) Information Security Management
10 8 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (21.88%) Security Testing
11 7 (21.88%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (21.88%) Cryptography
12 6 (18.75%) CRISC
12 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
13 5 (15.63%) ISMS
13 5 (15.63%) Change Control
13 5 (15.63%) Smart Meter
14 4 (12.50%) OWASP
14 4 (12.50%) Firewall
14 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
15 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
15 3 (9.38%) SAP
15 3 (9.38%) Cisco

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) RMDS
2 1 (3.13%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.13%) SAP GRC
2 1 (3.13%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (9.38%) DNS
3 2 (6.25%) DHCP
3 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.25%) Wireshark
3 2 (6.25%) Network Security
3 2 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (6.25%) Multicast
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.13%) VPN
4 1 (3.13%) SSL
4 1 (3.13%) LDAP
4 1 (3.13%) LAN
4 1 (3.13%) WAN
4 1 (3.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SAP BW
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Rendezvous
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) PKI
1 8 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
2 7 (21.88%) Cryptography
3 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
3 5 (15.63%) Smart Meter
4 2 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) UNIX
1 2 (6.25%) Solaris
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Information Security
2 15 (46.88%) Security Management
2 15 (46.88%) Vulnerability Management
3 14 (43.75%) Risk Management
4 10 (31.25%) ITIL
4 10 (31.25%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (28.13%) Data Protection
6 8 (25.00%) Information Security Management
7 7 (21.88%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (21.88%) Security Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (15.63%) ISMS
9 5 (15.63%) Change Control
10 4 (12.50%) OWASP
10 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
11 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
11 3 (9.38%) SDLC
12 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (6.25%) Service Management
12 2 (6.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) C
2 1 (3.13%) C++
2 1 (3.13%) Perl
2 1 (3.13%) PHP
2 1 (3.13%) Python
2 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (71.88%) CISSP
2 11 (34.38%) CISM
3 6 (18.75%) CRISC
4 3 (9.38%) CISA
4 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
4 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (65.63%) PCI DSS
2 13 (40.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.13%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (3.13%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) SAP
1 3 (9.38%) Cisco
1 3 (9.38%) Juniper
1 3 (9.38%) Blue Coat
2 2 (6.25%) NetScout
2 2 (6.25%) TippingPoint
2 2 (6.25%) Tradeweb
2 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
2 2 (6.25%) Tufin
2 2 (6.25%) F5
2 2 (6.25%) LogLogic
2 2 (6.25%) Lancope
2 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
2 2 (6.25%) TIBCO
2 2 (6.25%) Bloomberg
2 2 (6.25%) Radianz
3 1 (3.13%) Websense
3 1 (3.13%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) McAfee