The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Consultant
England / North West
Rank 109 105 136
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 28 48 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.08% 1.25% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 1.32% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 8
Median daily rate £425 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £390 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £481 £463 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2459 3632 3220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.80% 94.95% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1545 2157 1741
Median daily rate £375 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +1.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 195 203
Median hourly rate £17.50 £29.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.65% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Security Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Consultant across the North West region.

Security Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Security Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 26 February 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
Cheshire +51 18 £425 -
Manchester -21 8 £450 -18.18% 3
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 North West region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 27 (46.55%) Information Security
2 23 (39.66%) CISSP
3 18 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (25.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (22.41%) Banking
6 12 (20.69%) Firewall
6 12 (20.69%) Finance
6 12 (20.69%) Web Services
7 11 (18.97%) Cisco
7 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
7 11 (18.97%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (18.97%) COBIT
7 11 (18.97%) Office 365
7 11 (18.97%) Splunk
8 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (17.24%) Security Architecture
8 10 (17.24%) CISMP
8 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
9 9 (15.52%) Security Management
9 9 (15.52%) WebEx
9 9 (15.52%) Dashboard Development
9 9 (15.52%) Data Mapping
9 9 (15.52%) ISO27002
9 9 (15.52%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 7 (12.07%) Internal Audit
10 7 (12.07%) Visualisation
10 7 (12.07%) GIS
10 7 (12.07%) Financial Institution
11 6 (10.34%) CISA
11 6 (10.34%) E-Discovery

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (18.97%) Office 365
3 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.69%) Firewall
2 9 (15.52%) WebEx
3 2 (3.45%) LAN
3 2 (3.45%) Network Security
3 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.45%) VoIP
3 2 (3.45%) VPN
3 2 (3.45%) WAN
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) GIS
2 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.72%) DTS
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 13 (22.41%) Banking
2 12 (20.69%) Finance
3 7 (12.07%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.72%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.69%) Web Services
2 2 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.72%) OAuth
3 1 (1.72%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.45%) Life Science
2 2 (3.45%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (1.72%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) Linux
1 2 (3.45%) Unix
1 2 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (46.55%) Information Security
2 11 (18.97%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (17.24%) Security Architecture
4 9 (15.52%) Dashboard Development
4 9 (15.52%) Data Mapping
4 9 (15.52%) Security Management
4 9 (15.52%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 7 (12.07%) Internal Audit
5 7 (12.07%) Visualisation
6 6 (10.34%) E-Discovery
6 6 (10.34%) Forensic Analysis
7 5 (8.62%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.90%) Cryptography
8 4 (6.90%) Security Operations
9 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.17%) Project Planning
10 2 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (3.45%) SAP Implementation
10 2 (3.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.45%) Java
1 2 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (39.66%) CISSP
2 10 (17.24%) CISMP
3 6 (10.34%) CEH
3 6 (10.34%) CISA
3 6 (10.34%) SANS
4 3 (5.17%) CISM
5 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.45%) SSCP
6 1 (1.72%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (25.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (18.97%) COBIT
3 9 (15.52%) ISO27002
4 6 (10.34%) PCI DSS
5 2 (3.45%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (3.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) EnCase
2 2 (3.45%) QRadar
3 1 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.72%) SCCM
3 1 (1.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Cisco
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
1 11 (18.97%) Splunk
2 6 (10.34%) Cellebrite
3 2 (3.45%) Apple
3 2 (3.45%) hybris
3 2 (3.45%) IBM
3 2 (3.45%) LogRhythm
3 2 (3.45%) SAP
3 2 (3.45%) Thales
4 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.72%) Citrix
4 1 (1.72%) F5
4 1 (1.72%) Intel Security
4 1 (1.72%) IronPort
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