The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 68 69 59
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 12 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.17% 0.72% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 0.77% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
Median daily rate £525 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £375 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £375 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £470
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -
Security Consultant
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
946 911 950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.38% 94.21% 91.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 482 476
Median daily rate £410 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £524 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 30
Median hourly rate £15.75 £21.55 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.91% +39.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.61 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.65 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the Reading region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 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 Reading region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 10 (43.48%) Information Security
2 9 (39.13%) Firewall
2 9 (39.13%) CISSP
3 8 (34.78%) Identity Management
4 7 (30.43%) Service Delivery
5 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
5 6 (26.09%) Windows
6 5 (21.74%) Wireless
6 5 (21.74%) PKI
6 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
7 4 (17.39%) WSUS
7 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
7 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
7 4 (17.39%) RMADS
7 4 (17.39%) Wireless Security
7 4 (17.39%) Network Architecture
7 4 (17.39%) UAG
7 4 (17.39%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (17.39%) Security Management
7 4 (17.39%) ISA Server
7 4 (17.39%) VPN
8 3 (13.04%) Internet
8 3 (13.04%) CISM
8 3 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (13.04%) ISSAP
8 3 (13.04%) GIAC
8 3 (13.04%) GCIA
8 3 (13.04%) GSEC
8 3 (13.04%) GCIH

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (8.70%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) Firewall
2 5 (21.74%) Wireless
3 4 (17.39%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (17.39%) VPN
3 4 (17.39%) Wireless Security
4 3 (13.04%) Internet
4 3 (13.04%) Network Security
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (8.70%) IPsec
6 1 (4.35%) DHCP
6 1 (4.35%) DMZ
6 1 (4.35%) DNS
6 1 (4.35%) HTTP
6 1 (4.35%) SSH
6 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) DB2
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) AppScan
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) Apache Flex
1 1 (4.35%) Middleware
1 1 (4.35%) REST
1 1 (4.35%) SOAP
1 1 (4.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) PKI
2 3 (13.04%) SCADA
3 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.70%) CentOS
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Information Security
2 8 (34.78%) Identity Management
3 7 (30.43%) Service Delivery
4 4 (17.39%) Network Architecture
4 4 (17.39%) Security Management
5 3 (13.04%) Information Assurance
5 3 (13.04%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Security Architecture
5 3 (13.04%) SIEM
5 3 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
6 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Security Operations
6 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.70%) Validation
6 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (4.35%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C++
1 2 (8.70%) Java
1 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.35%) C
2 1 (4.35%) Korn
2 1 (4.35%) Perl
2 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) CISSP
2 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) CISM
3 3 (13.04%) GCIA
3 3 (13.04%) GCIH
3 3 (13.04%) GIAC
3 3 (13.04%) GSEC
3 3 (13.04%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (17.39%) RMADS
3 1 (4.35%) COBIT
3 1 (4.35%) ISO22301
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) ISA Server
1 4 (17.39%) UAG
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) WSUS
2 1 (4.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (4.35%) HP Fortify
2 1 (4.35%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco
2 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) F5
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Sybase