The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 93 99 101
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 15 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.75% 0.68% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.74% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 12
Median daily rate £575 £481 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.48% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £429 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £655 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £485 £495
% change year-on-year
+3.09% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 - -
Security Consultant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1866 2296 2465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.88% 92.02% 93.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1034 1192 1294
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 143 62
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £47.50 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Security Consultant in the job title.

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Security Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +7 2 £513 -
Reading -1 2 £416 -18.78% 7
Newbury +10 1 - -
Security Consultant
South East

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, Security Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
2 9 (26.47%) Information Security
3 7 (20.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (20.59%) CLAS
4 6 (17.65%) Supplier Management
4 6 (17.65%) CISSP
5 5 (14.71%) SDLC
6 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.82%) Migration
7 3 (8.82%) CESG
7 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
7 3 (8.82%) B2B
7 3 (8.82%) Network Security
7 3 (8.82%) Security Architecture
8 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (5.88%) Business Activity Monitoring
8 2 (5.88%) QA
8 2 (5.88%) SAP GRC
8 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (5.88%) SAP Security
8 2 (5.88%) REST
8 2 (5.88%) ArcSight
8 2 (5.88%) SIEM
8 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.88%) PCI DSS
8 2 (5.88%) Open Source
8 2 (5.88%) MSTest
8 2 (5.88%) User Stories

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.94%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) SAP GRC
2 1 (2.94%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Network Security
2 2 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MSTest
1 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
1 2 (5.88%) JSON
1 2 (5.88%) REST
1 2 (5.88%) SOAP
1 2 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) Kafka
2 1 (2.94%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) CESG
2 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Information Security
2 6 (17.65%) Supplier Management
3 5 (14.71%) SDLC
4 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.82%) B2B
5 3 (8.82%) Migration
5 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
5 3 (8.82%) Security Architecture
6 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.88%) OO
6 2 (5.88%) OOD
6 2 (5.88%) Open Source
6 2 (5.88%) Project Management
6 2 (5.88%) SAP Security
6 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.88%) SIEM
6 2 (5.88%) SOA
6 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) C#
1 2 (5.88%) Java
1 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
3 7 (20.59%) CLAS
4 6 (17.65%) CISSP
5 2 (5.88%) CISM
6 1 (2.94%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (2.94%) AWS Certification
6 1 (2.94%) CCSP
6 1 (2.94%) CEH
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.94%) COBIT
3 1 (2.94%) HMG Infosec
3 1 (2.94%) ISO22301
3 1 (2.94%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.94%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) ArcSight
1 2 (5.88%) Cisco
1 2 (5.88%) SAP
2 1 (2.94%) AppDynamics
2 1 (2.94%) F5
2 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
2 1 (2.94%) Juniper