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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Security Consultant
Rank 597 590 562
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Security Consultant 14 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.018% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.020% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 9
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£450 £488 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -9.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £400 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £559 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £900 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
+125.00% -15.78%
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
52776 50579 47249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.50% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33542 30709 27642
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1943 1998 2143
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 29 July 2015.

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 9 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 29 July 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
England -11 11 £348 -28.71% 16
London +9 10 £348 -30.50% 7
Ilford - 5 £475 -
City of London +6 3 £245 -48.42% 2
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
South West - 1 - - 2

Senior Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 15 (62.50%) CISSP
2 12 (50.00%) Cisco
3 11 (45.83%) Firewall
4 9 (37.50%) Wireless
4 9 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (37.50%) CCNP
4 9 (37.50%) Network Planning
4 9 (37.50%) Business Development
4 9 (37.50%) Cisco ISE
5 5 (20.83%) Information Security
6 4 (16.67%) Finance
7 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
7 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (12.50%) PCI DSS
8 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
8 2 (8.33%) SDLC
8 2 (8.33%) Security Architecture
8 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
8 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (8.33%) PKI
8 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 2 (8.33%) MPLS
8 2 (8.33%) CISM
9 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
9 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (4.17%) CA
9 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
9 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (4.17%) Law

Senior Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) Firewall
2 9 (37.50%) Wireless
2 9 (37.50%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (8.33%) MPLS
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (4.17%) Network Security
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) DB2
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.17%) Law
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) CSS
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) PKI
1 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
1 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Network Planning
1 9 (37.50%) Business Development
2 5 (20.83%) Information Security
3 2 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.33%) Security Architecture
3 2 (8.33%) SDLC
3 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.17%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (4.17%) SIEM
4 1 (4.17%) Change Control
4 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (4.17%) Database Security
4 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) CISSP
2 9 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (37.50%) CCNP
3 2 (8.33%) CISM
4 1 (4.17%) CEH
4 1 (4.17%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) GxP
2 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (4.17%) CA
2 1 (4.17%) F5
2 1 (4.17%) MobileIron
2 1 (4.17%) SAP
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