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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 61 74 86
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 16 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.71% 1.29% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 1.34% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 2
Median daily rate £431 £450 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -12.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £466 £440
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.45 - -
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
886 1196 1224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.86% 96.61% 95.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 646 701
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 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 42 62
Median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £42.50 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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
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 27 July 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 +12 12 £425 -6.59% 1
Security Consultant
South East

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 12 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (36.67%) CISSP
2 11 (36.67%) Information Security
3 10 (33.33%) Firewall
4 9 (30.00%) Security Operations
4 9 (30.00%) Security Operations Centre
5 8 (26.67%) Network Security
6 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (23.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (20.00%) CCIE
7 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 5 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 5 (16.67%) F5
8 5 (16.67%) CESG
8 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
9 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 4 (13.33%) Network Architecture
9 4 (13.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
10 3 (10.00%) JSP 440
10 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
10 3 (10.00%) Security Management
10 3 (10.00%) Forcepoint
10 3 (10.00%) Cisco
10 3 (10.00%) Windows
10 3 (10.00%) LAN
10 3 (10.00%) CCSE

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 10 (33.33%) Firewall
2 8 (26.67%) Network Security
3 7 (23.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (10.00%) LAN
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (6.67%) FTP
6 2 (6.67%) Internet
6 2 (6.67%) IPsec
6 2 (6.67%) SMTP
6 2 (6.67%) SSH
7 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.33%) tcpdump
7 1 (3.33%) WAN
7 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (16.67%) CESG
3 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.67%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Unix
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (36.67%) Information Security
3 9 (30.00%) Security Operations
4 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (13.33%) Network Architecture
6 3 (10.00%) Security Management
6 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
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%) Migration
7 2 (6.67%) OWASP
7 2 (6.67%) Patch Management
7 2 (6.67%) Protective Monitoring
7 2 (6.67%) Security Architecture
7 2 (6.67%) Security Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Network Management
8 1 (3.33%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (3.33%) Threat Modelling
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) CISSP
2 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (20.00%) CCIE
3 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 3 (10.00%) CCSE
5 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (6.67%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (3.33%) CCDP
7 1 (3.33%) CCNP
7 1 (3.33%) CCSA
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
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) F5
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco
3 3 (10.00%) Forcepoint
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix
4 2 (6.67%) Cyber-Ark
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) Symantec