The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 100 - 128
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Security Specialist 25 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.00% - 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% - 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £500 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £430 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £68.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +70.00%
Security Specialist
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
2329 2595 2535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.09% 92.55% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1213 1352 1280
Median daily rate £400 £378 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +4.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 86 95
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Security Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Security Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Security Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Security Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Security Specialist
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 Specialist within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
Maidenhead - 7 - -
Slough - 5 - - 2
Reading - 3 £500 - 3
Security Specialist
South East

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Security Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 16 (51.61%) CISSP
2 15 (48.39%) CISA
2 15 (48.39%) CISM
2 15 (48.39%) CESG
2 15 (48.39%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (45.16%) Telecoms
4 12 (38.71%) Information Security
5 10 (32.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (25.81%) Time Management
7 7 (22.58%) Data Protection
8 6 (19.35%) Data Entry
9 5 (16.13%) CESG Certified Professional
10 4 (12.90%) Business Continuity
10 4 (12.90%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (12.90%) Firewall
11 3 (9.68%) Identity Management
11 3 (9.68%) Security Management
11 3 (9.68%) Wireless
11 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
11 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
11 3 (9.68%) Windows
11 3 (9.68%) Internet
11 3 (9.68%) ISA Server
11 3 (9.68%) Risk Assessment
11 3 (9.68%) PKI
11 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
11 3 (9.68%) CCTV
11 3 (9.68%) Retail
11 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
11 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity Management

Security Specialist 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:

Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Firewall
1 4 (12.90%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (9.68%) Internet
2 3 (9.68%) Wireless
2 3 (9.68%) Wireless Security
3 2 (6.45%) Intranet
3 2 (6.45%) Network Security
General
1 14 (45.16%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.68%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Legal
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) CESG
2 3 (9.68%) CCTV
2 3 (9.68%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (9.68%) PKI
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
1 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (38.71%) Information Security
3 10 (32.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (25.81%) Time Management
5 7 (22.58%) Data Protection
6 6 (19.35%) Data Entry
7 4 (12.90%) Business Continuity
8 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity Management
8 3 (9.68%) Identity Management
8 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
8 3 (9.68%) Network Architecture
8 3 (9.68%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
8 3 (9.68%) Security Management
9 2 (6.45%) Coaching
9 2 (6.45%) Project Management
10 1 (3.23%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) CISSP
2 15 (48.39%) CISA
2 15 (48.39%) CISM
3 5 (16.13%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) ISA Server
1 3 (9.68%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) ArcSight
3 1 (3.23%) Splunk