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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Specialist
South East / Berkshire
Rank 102 115 125
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Security Specialist 4 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.47% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.51% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £525 £450 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -28.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £401
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1874 2356 2582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.51% 92.21% 93.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 1260 1284
Median daily rate £419 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.75% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 93 73
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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
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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +7 1 £525 +16.66%
Security Specialist
South East

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) CESG
1 6 (75.00%) COBIT
1 6 (75.00%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (75.00%) Public Cloud
2 5 (62.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 5 (62.50%) Time Management
2 5 (62.50%) eTOM
2 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (62.50%) Service Management
2 5 (62.50%) CISM
2 5 (62.50%) ITSM
2 5 (62.50%) CCSP
2 5 (62.50%) CISSP
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) Star Schema
3 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Service Design
3 4 (50.00%) ISO22301
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Tandem
5 1 (12.50%) Nessus
5 1 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (12.50%) SAP GRC

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 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Star Schema
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) CESG
1 6 (75.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) eTOM
2 5 (62.50%) ITSM
2 5 (62.50%) Service Management
2 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (62.50%) Time Management
3 4 (50.00%) Service Design
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) SAP Security
5 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 5 (62.50%) CCSP
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (62.50%) CISM
1 5 (62.50%) CISSP
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) COBIT
2 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (50.00%) ISO22301
3 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) SAP