The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Security Consultant
Rank 584 566 583
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Security Consultant 16 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.017% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.018% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 1
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£525 £575 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% -17.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 - £700
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
51265 49491 54504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31026 29372 30573
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2145 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

Senior Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Security Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Security Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Senior Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Security Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Security Consultant within the UK.

Senior Security Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Security Consultant
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Security Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 -9 15 £513 -10.86% 10
London +2 13 £525 -8.69% 9
City of London +24 3 £475 -14.60%
East of England - 2 £463 -
Essex - 2 £463 -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Gloucester - - - - 1
Newbury - - - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
South East - - - -
South West - - - - 1

Senior Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Security Consultant in their job title.

1 12 (54.55%) Information Security
2 11 (50.00%) Finance
3 7 (31.82%) Firewall
4 6 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Banking
5 5 (22.73%) PKI
5 5 (22.73%) CISSP
6 4 (18.18%) SIEM
6 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (18.18%) Identity Management
6 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
6 4 (18.18%) Advertising
7 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.64%) CISM
7 3 (13.64%) Windows
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
7 3 (13.64%) Network Security
7 3 (13.64%) Information Assurance
7 3 (13.64%) Security Architecture
8 2 (9.09%) E-Discovery
8 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
8 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (9.09%) OAuth
8 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
8 2 (9.09%) SCCM
8 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (9.09%) OpenID
8 2 (9.09%) SAML
8 2 (9.09%) MS Office

Senior Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) Network Security
3 2 (9.09%) FTP
4 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) Intranet
4 1 (4.55%) Internet
4 1 (4.55%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
3 4 (18.18%) Advertising
4 1 (4.55%) Games
4 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) SAML
1 2 (9.09%) OAuth
1 2 (9.09%) OpenID
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) PKI
2 1 (4.55%) RMADS
2 1 (4.55%) CESG
2 1 (4.55%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Vista
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Information Security
2 6 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (18.18%) Identity Management
3 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 4 (18.18%) SIEM
4 3 (13.64%) Information Assurance
4 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.64%) Security Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) E-Discovery
5 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.55%) OWASP
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Security
6 1 (4.55%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (4.55%) Change Control
6 1 (4.55%) Database Security
6 1 (4.55%) Cyber Security
6 1 (4.55%) SABSA
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) CISSP
2 3 (13.64%) CISM
3 2 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) CSSLP
4 1 (4.55%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (4.55%) GIAC
4 1 (4.55%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) ZENworks
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Capita
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
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