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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 46 64 55
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 9 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.27% 1.27% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.34% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 8
Median daily rate £450 £491 £491
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.39% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £475 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £558 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £465 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 - -
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
627 969 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 88.81% 94.44% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 614 423
Median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 49 57
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £37.09 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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 29 September 2016.

Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 9 (40.91%) SIEM
2 8 (36.36%) Information Security
3 7 (31.82%) CISSP
4 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
5 5 (22.73%) Data Analysis
5 5 (22.73%) Network Security
6 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (18.18%) Cisco
6 4 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (13.64%) SANS
7 3 (13.64%) Juniper
7 3 (13.64%) CISM
7 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
7 3 (13.64%) Firewall
7 3 (13.64%) LAN
7 3 (13.64%) CEH
7 3 (13.64%) Finance
8 2 (9.09%) Migration
8 2 (9.09%) Wireless
8 2 (9.09%) JSON
8 2 (9.09%) OOD
8 2 (9.09%) SOA
8 2 (9.09%) SOAP
8 2 (9.09%) Web Services
8 2 (9.09%) OO
8 2 (9.09%) C#
8 2 (9.09%) .NET
8 2 (9.09%) Windows
8 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification

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 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Network Security
2 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) LAN
3 2 (9.09%) WAN
3 2 (9.09%) Wireless
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (4.55%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MSTest
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) JSON
1 2 (9.09%) REST
1 2 (9.09%) SOAP
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) CESG
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Grid Computing
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) AIX
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Solaris
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) SIEM
2 8 (36.36%) Information Security
3 5 (22.73%) Data Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
6 2 (9.09%) B2B
6 2 (9.09%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 2 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (9.09%) Information Assurance
6 2 (9.09%) Migration
6 2 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (9.09%) OO
6 2 (9.09%) OOD
6 2 (9.09%) SDLC
6 2 (9.09%) SOA
6 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (4.55%) Presales
7 1 (4.55%) Threat Management
7 1 (4.55%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) CISSP
2 3 (13.64%) CEH
2 3 (13.64%) CISM
2 3 (13.64%) SANS
3 2 (9.09%) CCIE
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) HMG Infosec
2 1 (4.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (4.55%) RMADS
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco
2 3 (13.64%) Juniper
3 2 (9.09%) F5
4 1 (4.55%) ArcSight
4 1 (4.55%) Aruba
4 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Ruckus Wireless
4 1 (4.55%) SAP