The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 96 93 102
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.24% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£390 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £435 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.00
Security Consultant
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1518 1408 1686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.67% 93.93% 95.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 892 804 894
Average daily rate £340 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 59 74
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £28.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Security Consultant
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 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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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
Leeds -1 3 £390 -13.33% 1
Security Consultant
Yorkshire

Security Consultant
Top 18 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited 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 Security Consultant in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (75.00%) CEH
2 3 (75.00%) CISM
2 3 (75.00%) CISSP
3 2 (50.00%) GIAC
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
4 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) CCSP
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) CISA
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited 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 Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CEH
1 3 (75.00%) CISM
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) GIAC
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) CCSP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS