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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 86 116 118
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 39 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.66% 0.51% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 0.55% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 8
Median daily rate £500 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +19.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £410 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £492 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £464 £430
% change year-on-year
+2.42% +7.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.45 - -
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
2156 2367 2342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.78% 92.28% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1147 1270 1109
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 106 62
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Reading +21 19 £519 +9.21% 1
Bracknell -4 7 £450 +5.88%
Newbury -1 3 - -
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Slough +8 1 £450 -3.22%
Security Consultant
South East

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 23 (38.33%) Information Security
2 20 (33.33%) CISSP
3 13 (21.67%) SIEM
4 11 (18.33%) Security Management
5 10 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (16.67%) Java
5 10 (16.67%) Network Security
6 9 (15.00%) Security Architecture
6 9 (15.00%) Firewall
7 8 (13.33%) CISM
7 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 8 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (11.67%) Wireless
8 7 (11.67%) Telecoms
8 7 (11.67%) Project Management
8 7 (11.67%) Identity Management
8 7 (11.67%) Windows
9 6 (10.00%) SAP
9 6 (10.00%) Service Delivery
9 6 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (10.00%) Finance
9 6 (10.00%) Open Source
9 6 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (10.00%) SAP GRC
9 6 (10.00%) SAP Security
9 6 (10.00%) Security Testing
9 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (10.00%) Windows Server
10 5 (8.33%) RMADS

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 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (10.00%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.67%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.33%) IaaS
3 2 (3.33%) PaaS
4 1 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.67%) Network Security
2 9 (15.00%) Firewall
3 7 (11.67%) Wireless
4 4 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (6.67%) Wireless Security
5 3 (5.00%) Internet
5 3 (5.00%) LAN
6 2 (3.33%) VPN
6 2 (3.33%) WAN
7 1 (1.67%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (1.67%) DMZ
7 1 (1.67%) HTTP
7 1 (1.67%) IPsec
7 1 (1.67%) SSH
7 1 (1.67%) SSL
7 1 (1.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) DB2
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) AppScan
2 2 (3.33%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.67%) JIRA
3 1 (1.67%) MSTest
3 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (11.67%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) REST
2 2 (3.33%) .NET
2 2 (3.33%) SOAP
3 1 (1.67%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.67%) JSON
3 1 (1.67%) Middleware
3 1 (1.67%) WCF
3 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.33%) PKI
3 4 (6.67%) CESG
4 3 (5.00%) SCADA
5 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.67%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.67%) FMCG
6 1 (1.67%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Windows
2 6 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.00%) Unix
4 1 (1.67%) AIX
4 1 (1.67%) Linux
4 1 (1.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) Information Security
2 13 (21.67%) SIEM
3 11 (18.33%) Security Management
4 9 (15.00%) Security Architecture
5 8 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (11.67%) Identity Management
6 7 (11.67%) Project Management
7 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.00%) Open Source
7 6 (10.00%) SAP Security
7 6 (10.00%) Security Testing
7 6 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 6 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (8.33%) Data Analysis
8 5 (8.33%) Risk Management
9 4 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (6.67%) Network Architecture
9 4 (6.67%) Password Management
9 4 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.67%) Java
2 5 (8.33%) C++
3 4 (6.67%) C
3 4 (6.67%) C#
3 4 (6.67%) Perl
3 4 (6.67%) Python
4 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.67%) Korn
5 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (33.33%) CISSP
2 8 (13.33%) CISM
3 5 (8.33%) CEH
3 5 (8.33%) GIAC
3 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.00%) CCIE
4 3 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.00%) GCIA
4 3 (5.00%) GCIH
4 3 (5.00%) GSEC
4 3 (5.00%) ISSAP
4 3 (5.00%) SANS
5 2 (3.33%) CISA
5 2 (3.33%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (8.33%) RMADS
4 4 (6.67%) GxP
4 4 (6.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (5.00%) JSP 440
5 3 (5.00%) QA
6 1 (1.67%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) ISA Server
1 4 (6.67%) UAG
2 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) WSUS
2 2 (3.33%) Nessus
3 1 (1.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.67%) HP Fortify
3 1 (1.67%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.00%) SAP
3 4 (6.67%) Cisco
4 3 (5.00%) ArcSight
4 3 (5.00%) Juniper
5 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.33%) F5
5 2 (3.33%) HP
5 2 (3.33%) IBM
5 2 (3.33%) Rackspace
5 2 (3.33%) Veracode
6 1 (1.67%) Aruba
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle
6 1 (1.67%) Ruckus Wireless
6 1 (1.67%) Sybase
6 1 (1.67%) Symantec