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 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 Consultant
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 61 63 81
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 10 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.20% 1.55% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.62% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 5
Median daily rate £500 £500 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £445 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £526 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £495
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £46.00 -
% change year-on-year
+41.30% -

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
777 926 1118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 93.28% 95.86% 96.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 440 572
Median daily rate £388 £365 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 37 70
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £12.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.00 £24.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +5 8 £500 -
Newport Pagnell - 1 £380 -
Security Consultant
South East

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 10 (50.00%) Firewall
2 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (40.00%) Information Security
4 7 (35.00%) Risk Management
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) Security Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 7 (35.00%) DV Cleared
5 6 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 6 (30.00%) Unix
6 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
6 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (25.00%) CISSP
6 5 (25.00%) Cisco
6 5 (25.00%) CEH
6 5 (25.00%) Network Security
6 5 (25.00%) OSCP
6 5 (25.00%) CREST Certified
7 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (20.00%) MS Project
7 4 (20.00%) MS Office
7 4 (20.00%) VPN
7 4 (20.00%) Legal
8 3 (15.00%) Finance
8 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
8 3 (15.00%) Wireless

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 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (20.00%) MS Office
2 4 (20.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (25.00%) Network Security
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (20.00%) VPN
4 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (15.00%) Wireless
5 2 (10.00%) IPsec
5 2 (10.00%) LAN
5 2 (10.00%) SSL
5 2 (10.00%) WAN
6 1 (5.00%) BGP
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (5.00%) DHCP
6 1 (5.00%) DNS
6 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
6 1 (5.00%) HTTP
6 1 (5.00%) Internet
6 1 (5.00%) OSPF
6 1 (5.00%) tcpdump
6 1 (5.00%) X.509
General
1 4 (20.00%) Legal
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) CESG
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
3 1 (5.00%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.00%) Windows NT
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Information Security
1 8 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (35.00%) Risk Management
2 7 (35.00%) Security Testing
2 7 (35.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 6 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.00%) Information Assurance
6 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.00%) OWASP
6 2 (10.00%) Patch Management
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (10.00%) Security Patching
6 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (5.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 1 (5.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (35.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) CEH
3 5 (25.00%) CISSP
3 5 (25.00%) CREST Certified
3 5 (25.00%) OSCP
4 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (15.00%) CCNP
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (10.00%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (10.00%) CISM
6 2 (10.00%) CLAS
6 2 (10.00%) GIAC
6 2 (10.00%) SANS
7 1 (5.00%) CCA
7 1 (5.00%) CCDP
7 1 (5.00%) CCNA
7 1 (5.00%) CCSA
7 1 (5.00%) CISA
7 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (15.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (5.00%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) XenApp
2 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.00%) AppDNA
2 1 (5.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.00%) Nessus
2 1 (5.00%) Nexpose
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (15.00%) F5
3 3 (15.00%) Intel Security
3 3 (15.00%) Juniper
4 2 (10.00%) ArcSight
4 2 (10.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (10.00%) LogRhythm
4 2 (10.00%) Symantec
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) Clearswift
5 1 (5.00%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (5.00%) FireEye
5 1 (5.00%) Forcepoint
5 1 (5.00%) GFI Software
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Rapid7
5 1 (5.00%) VMware