The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire 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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 84 73 57
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 6 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.59% 0.61% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.64% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 10
Median daily rate £488 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £520 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.00 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Security Consultant
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
966 935 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.24% 95.02% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 581 391
Median daily rate £425 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 46 47
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.16 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% -53.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.54 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Security Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Warrington - 3 - -
Chester -4 1 £550 -
Knutsford -9 1 £425 -15.25%
Security Consultant
North West

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Cheshire region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) Information Security
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) Security Auditing
3 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
3 1 (14.29%) Threat Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (14.29%) CLAS
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) JSP 440
3 1 (14.29%) ISMS
3 1 (14.29%) BPMN
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) SAP GRC
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Security

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (14.29%) IPsec
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
1 1 (14.29%) SSH
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
1 1 (14.29%) VLAN
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Security
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Security Auditing
3 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) Threat Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (14.29%) CLAS
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) HNC
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
1 1 (14.29%) SAP