The first table below looks at the demand for the IT Security Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 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 advertised for the West Midlands region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Consultant
Rank 112 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£600 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2212 1802 2054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.73% 91.52% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1134 873 966
Average daily rate £338 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 128 134
Average hourly rate £16.20 £16.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.00 £36.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
IT Security Consultant
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IT Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

IT Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

IT Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

IT Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

IT Security Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IT Security Consultant across the West Midlands region.

IT Security Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

IT Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited IT 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 IT Security Consultant in their job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 3 (50.00%) CESG
3 3 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
3 3 (50.00%) RMADS
4 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Network Design
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) COBIT
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) CISM
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA

IT Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited IT 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 IT Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) MPLS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) VLAN
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) CESG
2 3 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
2 3 (50.00%) RMADS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) CISM
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) COBIT
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco