The first table below looks at the demand for the Lead Security Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lead Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 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 currently tracked.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Security Consultant
Rank 577 569 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Security Consultant 13 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.008% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.008% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £427 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £427 -
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50446 47302 53477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.50% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30538 27736 29864
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2115 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Lead Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Lead Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lead Security Consultant within the UK.

Lead Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Lead Security Consultant
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Security Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 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
England +5 13 £450 +5.38%
North West +1 11 £440 +3.04%
Cheshire +7 6 £450 +5.38%
South East - 1 - -
Kent - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Glasgow - - - -

Lead Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Lead 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 Lead Security Consultant in their job title.

1 12 (75.00%) Information Security
2 9 (56.25%) Security Management
3 7 (43.75%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) Security Architecture
5 4 (25.00%) QA
5 4 (25.00%) Banking
6 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
6 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 2 (12.50%) GIS
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (6.25%) Law
7 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Network Security
7 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
7 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
7 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
7 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 1 (6.25%) CISM
7 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (6.25%) MCITP
7 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
7 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
7 1 (6.25%) Degree
7 1 (6.25%) HTML
7 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 1 (6.25%) .NET
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET

Lead Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Lead 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 Lead Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
1 1 (6.25%) Extranet
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.25%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 2 (12.50%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Information Security
2 9 (56.25%) Security Management
3 5 (31.25%) Security Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) CISM
1 1 (6.25%) MCITP
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) CISSP
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) HP