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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Specialist
South East / Berkshire
Rank - 115 116
Contract jobs requiring a Security Specialist 0 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.20% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.22% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £450 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -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
1764 2232 2424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.60% 90.58% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 1139 1240
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £512 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 119 53
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £63.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) CCSP
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) CISM
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (50.00%) CESG
1 3 (50.00%) eTOM
1 3 (50.00%) COBIT
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (50.00%) Time Management
1 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (50.00%) Public Cloud
1 3 (50.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 2 (33.33%) Service Design
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) ISO22301
2 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) ITSM
2 2 (33.33%) Data Security
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms

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 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Star Schema
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) CESG
1 3 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) eTOM
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Security
2 2 (33.33%) ITSM
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Service Design
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) E-business
3 1 (16.67%) Internal Audit
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Security
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 3 (50.00%) CCSP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) CISM
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) COBIT
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (33.33%) ISO22301
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP