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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 52 68 61
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 13 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.70% 0.83% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 0.89% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 1
Median daily rate £488 £508 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% +4.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £469 £466 £435
% change year-on-year
+0.53% +7.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 - -
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
694 895 823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.96% 93.33% 93.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 548 403
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 48 42
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.19% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £40.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.60 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +0.60%

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 23 August 2016.

Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 13 (41.94%) Information Security
2 12 (38.71%) CISSP
3 11 (35.48%) SIEM
4 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
5 6 (19.35%) CISM
5 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
5 6 (19.35%) Firewall
5 6 (19.35%) Network Security
6 5 (16.13%) Data Analysis
6 5 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (16.13%) RMADS
6 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
6 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
6 5 (16.13%) Wireless
6 5 (16.13%) Windows
7 4 (12.90%) Finance
7 4 (12.90%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (12.90%) Security Architecture
7 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
8 3 (9.68%) SANS
8 3 (9.68%) SDLC
8 3 (9.68%) PKI
8 3 (9.68%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (9.68%) ISSAP
8 3 (9.68%) SCADA
8 3 (9.68%) GCIA
8 3 (9.68%) GSEC
8 3 (9.68%) GCIH
8 3 (9.68%) CEH
8 3 (9.68%) REST

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 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Firewall
1 6 (19.35%) Network Security
2 5 (16.13%) Wireless
3 3 (9.68%) LAN
4 2 (6.45%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (6.45%) VPN
4 2 (6.45%) WAN
4 2 (6.45%) Wireless Security
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (3.23%) DMZ
5 1 (3.23%) HTTP
5 1 (3.23%) Internet
5 1 (3.23%) IPsec
5 1 (3.23%) SSH
5 1 (3.23%) SSL
5 1 (3.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) DB2
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MSTest
1 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) AppScan
General
1 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
1 3 (9.68%) REST
1 3 (9.68%) SOAP
2 2 (6.45%) JSON
2 2 (6.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Flex
3 1 (3.23%) Middleware
3 1 (3.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) PKI
1 3 (9.68%) SCADA
2 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.23%) CESG
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Grid Computing
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.68%) Unix
4 1 (3.23%) AIX
4 1 (3.23%) Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Information Security
2 11 (35.48%) SIEM
3 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
4 5 (16.13%) Data Analysis
5 4 (12.90%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (12.90%) Security Architecture
6 3 (9.68%) Identity Management
6 3 (9.68%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) SDLC
6 3 (9.68%) Security Management
6 3 (9.68%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) B2B
7 2 (6.45%) Business Activity Monitoring
7 2 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (6.45%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (6.45%) Migration
7 2 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (6.45%) Security Operations
7 2 (6.45%) Validation
7 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) C#
1 2 (6.45%) C++
1 2 (6.45%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.23%) C
2 1 (3.23%) Korn
2 1 (3.23%) Perl
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) Python
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) CISSP
2 6 (19.35%) CISM
3 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
4 3 (9.68%) CEH
4 3 (9.68%) GCIA
4 3 (9.68%) GCIH
4 3 (9.68%) GIAC
4 3 (9.68%) GSEC
4 3 (9.68%) ISSAP
4 3 (9.68%) SANS
5 2 (6.45%) CCIE
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (16.13%) RMADS
2 1 (3.23%) HMG Infosec
2 1 (3.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) ISA Server
1 2 (6.45%) UAG
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) WSUS
2 1 (3.23%) HP Fortify
2 1 (3.23%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) F5
2 2 (6.45%) Juniper
3 1 (3.23%) ArcSight
3 1 (3.23%) Aruba
3 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.23%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Ruckus Wireless
3 1 (3.23%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) Sybase