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 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Consultant
North West / Cheshire
Rank 39 70 62
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 9 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.83% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 0.24% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £498
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -4.52%
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 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
468 826 672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.12% 92.91% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 533 385
Median daily rate £388 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 44
Median hourly rate £19.66 £17.77 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% -3.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.05 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.03 £35.00 £44.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 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 Cheshire region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Information Security
2 6 (35.29%) Data Mapping
2 6 (35.29%) Splunk
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
2 6 (35.29%) Office 365
2 6 (35.29%) Dashboard Development
3 5 (29.41%) GIS
3 5 (29.41%) Security Management
3 5 (29.41%) Security Architecture
4 4 (23.53%) Visualisation
4 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (23.53%) Financial Institution
4 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
4 4 (23.53%) Internal Audit
5 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (11.76%) Threat Management
5 2 (11.76%) Thales
5 2 (11.76%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (11.76%) Firewall
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.76%) CISM
5 2 (11.76%) CISSP
5 2 (11.76%) Cryptography
5 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
5 2 (11.76%) Network Security
5 2 (11.76%) SIEM
5 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Office 365
2 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
1 2 (11.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) GIS
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
1 4 (23.53%) Visualisation
2 2 (11.76%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Dashboard Development
1 6 (35.29%) Data Mapping
1 6 (35.29%) Information Security
2 5 (29.41%) Security Architecture
2 5 (29.41%) Security Management
3 4 (23.53%) Internal Audit
4 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.76%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) SIEM
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Threat Management
4 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CISM
1 2 (11.76%) CISSP
2 1 (5.88%) CLAS
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Splunk
2 2 (11.76%) Thales