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 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 117 113 119
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Security Specialist 5 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.21% 0.31% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.34% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £540 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
- +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00
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
2164 2372 2345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.89% 92.26% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1150 1272 1107
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £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 95 109 62
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +26.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.83 £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 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 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 +4 2 £540 +54.28%
Security Specialist
South East

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 19 (63.33%) CISSP
2 18 (60.00%) CISM
2 18 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (56.67%) CISA
3 17 (56.67%) CESG
4 14 (46.67%) Telecoms
5 13 (43.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (40.00%) Information Security
7 10 (33.33%) Time Management
8 8 (26.67%) Data Entry
9 7 (23.33%) CESG Certified Professional
10 5 (16.67%) Firewall
11 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (13.33%) Data Protection
11 4 (13.33%) Network Security
12 3 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (10.00%) CCTV
12 3 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (10.00%) Retail
12 3 (10.00%) Business Continuity
12 3 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
12 3 (10.00%) Finance
12 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
13 2 (6.67%) Security Management
13 2 (6.67%) Wireless
13 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
13 2 (6.67%) Identity Management
13 2 (6.67%) Windows
13 2 (6.67%) SLA
13 2 (6.67%) Internet

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 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Firewall
2 4 (13.33%) Network Security
3 3 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (6.67%) Internet
4 2 (6.67%) Wireless
4 2 (6.67%) Wireless Security
General
1 14 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 17 (56.67%) CESG
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) CCTV
3 3 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (6.67%) PKI
5 1 (3.33%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
1 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (43.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (40.00%) Information Security
4 10 (33.33%) Time Management
5 8 (26.67%) Data Entry
6 4 (13.33%) Data Protection
7 3 (10.00%) Business Continuity
7 3 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity Management
8 2 (6.67%) Coaching
8 2 (6.67%) Identity Management
8 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.67%) Network Architecture
8 2 (6.67%) Process Improvement
8 2 (6.67%) Project Management
8 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.67%) Security Management
8 2 (6.67%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
9 1 (3.33%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 19 (63.33%) CISSP
2 18 (60.00%) CISM
3 17 (56.67%) CISA
4 7 (23.33%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (3.33%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) ISA Server
1 2 (6.67%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) IBM