The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Advisor role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Advisor in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Advisor
Rank 596 575 587
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Security Advisor 17 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.004% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 1
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£575 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £625 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52969 48660 50794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33173 29376 28609
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2125 2122 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Security Advisor
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Security Advisor Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Security Advisor
Daily Rate Trend

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

Security Advisor Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Security Advisor
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Advisor within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Security Advisor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Security Advisor
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Advisor within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 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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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
England -12 17 £575 - 7
London - 13 £566 - 2
City of London - 5 £650 - 1
North West - - - - 1
South East - - - - 2
East of England - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Woking - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Surrey - - - - 2

Security Advisor
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Security Advisor 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 Advisor in their job title.

1 29 (74.36%) RMADS
1 29 (74.36%) Security Architecture
2 28 (71.79%) CESG
3 27 (69.23%) CESG CLAS
4 19 (48.72%) Security Cleared
5 18 (46.15%) SC Cleared
6 9 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (23.08%) Data Security
7 8 (20.51%) Information Assurance
7 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (17.95%) Statistics
9 5 (12.82%) Information Security
9 5 (12.82%) Oracle
10 4 (10.26%) HP
10 4 (10.26%) Risk Management
10 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
10 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (7.69%) Network Security
11 3 (7.69%) PCI DSS
11 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
11 3 (7.69%) BT
12 2 (5.13%) ISO 14001
12 2 (5.13%) Firewall
12 2 (5.13%) Finance
12 2 (5.13%) Legal
12 2 (5.13%) Summit
12 2 (5.13%) ISO 9001
12 2 (5.13%) SABSA
12 2 (5.13%) ISMS
12 2 (5.13%) Data Protection

Security Advisor
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Security Advisor 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 Advisor in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Network Security
2 2 (5.13%) Firewall
3 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.56%) Big Data
General
1 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) JSP
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (74.36%) RMADS
2 28 (71.79%) CESG
3 27 (69.23%) CESG CLAS
4 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (17.95%) Statistics
6 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
7 2 (5.13%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (5.13%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (5.13%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
8 1 (2.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (74.36%) Security Architecture
2 9 (23.08%) Data Security
3 8 (20.51%) Information Assurance
4 5 (12.82%) Information Security
5 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.26%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.13%) ISMS
6 2 (5.13%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.13%) SABSA
7 1 (2.56%) People Management
7 1 (2.56%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.56%) Migration
7 1 (2.56%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (2.56%) SIEM
7 1 (2.56%) Cyber Security
7 1 (2.56%) Protective Monitoring
7 1 (2.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (2.56%) Use Case
7 1 (2.56%) Security Management
7 1 (2.56%) ETL
Qualifications
1 19 (48.72%) Security Cleared
2 18 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) CISSP
3 1 (2.56%) CISA
3 1 (2.56%) CISM
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.13%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.13%) ISO 14001
3 1 (2.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) HP
3 3 (7.69%) BT
4 1 (2.56%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) Juniper
4 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.56%) Symantec
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