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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 62 83 74
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 16 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.78% 0.52% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 0.55% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 4
Median daily rate £419 £515 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.68% +5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £430 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £685
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £465 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 - -
Security Consultant
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 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
841 1278 1150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 93.76% 95.80% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 685 644
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 44 46
Median hourly rate £14.75 £16.14 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.61% +34.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £30.00 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 29 August 2016.

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 29 August 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
Milton Keynes +18 14 £425 -17.47% 2
Security Consultant
South East

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 13 (43.33%) Firewall
1 13 (43.33%) Information Security
2 12 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (33.33%) CISSP
4 9 (30.00%) Security Operations
4 9 (30.00%) Security Operations Centre
5 8 (26.67%) Network Security
6 7 (23.33%) F5
6 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (23.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 5 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 5 (16.67%) CESG
8 5 (16.67%) Cisco
8 5 (16.67%) CCIE
9 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 4 (13.33%) LAN
9 4 (13.33%) Windows
9 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
9 4 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (13.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
10 3 (10.00%) JSP 440
10 3 (10.00%) Network Architecture
10 3 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) Firewall
2 8 (26.67%) Network Security
3 7 (23.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (13.33%) LAN
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (10.00%) Internet
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (6.67%) FTP
7 2 (6.67%) IPsec
7 2 (6.67%) SMTP
7 2 (6.67%) SSH
7 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
7 2 (6.67%) VPN
7 2 (6.67%) WAN
8 1 (3.33%) SSL
8 1 (3.33%) Wireless
8 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (16.67%) CESG
3 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.67%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Unix
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Information Security
2 12 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (30.00%) Security Operations
4 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (10.00%) Network Architecture
6 3 (10.00%) Security Management
6 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 2 (6.67%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (6.67%) Fuzz Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Information Assurance
7 2 (6.67%) ISMS
7 2 (6.67%) OWASP
7 2 (6.67%) Patch Management
7 2 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Protective Monitoring
7 2 (6.67%) Security Architecture
7 2 (6.67%) Security Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (3.33%) SWOT Analysis
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) CISSP
2 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (16.67%) CCIE
4 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 3 (10.00%) CCSE
5 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (6.67%) CCNP
6 2 (6.67%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (3.33%) CCDP
7 1 (3.33%) CCSA
7 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (13.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (10.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.67%) Sendmail
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Nessus
1 1 (3.33%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) F5
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (10.00%) Forcepoint
5 2 (6.67%) ArcSight
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix
5 2 (6.67%) Juniper
5 2 (6.67%) LogRhythm
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle
5 2 (6.67%) Symantec
5 2 (6.67%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.33%) FireEye
6 1 (3.33%) GFI Software
6 1 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) Intel Security
6 1 (3.33%) LogLogic
6 1 (3.33%) Rapid7
6 1 (3.33%) Splunk