The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Buckinghamshire region that had Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Consultant
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 64 59 84
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 8 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.90% 1.74% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.83% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 3
Median daily rate £405 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £466 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
827 930 1146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.61% 95.19% 95.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 478 564
Median daily rate £393 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 34 45
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.36 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £24.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Security Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Security Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Security Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 20 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
Milton Keynes -7 5 £500 -2.43%
Newport Pagnell - 2 £393 -
Security Consultant
South East

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 8 (47.06%) Security Testing
2 8 (47.06%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (47.06%) Risk Management
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 7 (41.18%) DV Cleared
4 6 (35.29%) CREST Certified
4 6 (35.29%) Unix
4 6 (35.29%) Firewall
4 6 (35.29%) CEH
4 6 (35.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (35.29%) OSCP
5 5 (29.41%) Network Security
5 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
5 5 (29.41%) Information Security
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 5 (29.41%) CISSP
5 5 (29.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
6 4 (23.53%) MS Project
6 4 (23.53%) MS Office
6 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
6 4 (23.53%) Legal
7 3 (17.65%) Finance
7 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco
7 3 (17.65%) PCI DSS
7 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
1 4 (23.53%) MS Project
1 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) Network Security
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (11.76%) IPsec
4 2 (11.76%) VPN
4 2 (11.76%) Wireless
5 1 (5.88%) BGP
5 1 (5.88%) BIG-IP
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (5.88%) DHCP
5 1 (5.88%) DNS
5 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.88%) HTTP
5 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
5 1 (5.88%) OSPF
5 1 (5.88%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (5.88%) SSL
5 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.88%) X.509
General
1 4 (23.53%) Legal
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) CESG
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.88%) PKI
3 1 (5.88%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.88%) Windows NT
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
3 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Penetration Testing
1 8 (47.06%) Risk Management
1 8 (47.06%) Security Testing
2 6 (35.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (29.41%) Information Security
3 5 (29.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (11.76%) Information Assurance
5 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (11.76%) OWASP
5 2 (11.76%) Patch Management
5 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Security Patching
5 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) Cryptography
6 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.88%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) DV Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) CEH
3 6 (35.29%) CREST Certified
3 6 (35.29%) OSCP
4 5 (29.41%) CISSP
4 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) CCNP
5 2 (11.76%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (11.76%) CISM
5 2 (11.76%) CLAS
5 2 (11.76%) GIAC
5 2 (11.76%) SANS
6 1 (5.88%) CCA
6 1 (5.88%) CCAA
6 1 (5.88%) CCNA
6 1 (5.88%) CISA
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (5.88%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (17.65%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) ISA Server
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) XenApp
2 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.88%) AppDNA
2 1 (5.88%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.88%) Nessus
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
3 2 (11.76%) Intel Security
3 2 (11.76%) Juniper
4 1 (5.88%) ArcSight
4 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Clearswift
4 1 (5.88%) CyberArk
4 1 (5.88%) F5
4 1 (5.88%) Forcepoint
4 1 (5.88%) LogLogic
4 1 (5.88%) LogRhythm
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Splunk
4 1 (5.88%) VMware