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 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Consultant
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 60 71 68
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 4 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.56% 1.08% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 1.15% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 0
Median daily rate £525 £463 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -
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 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
662 956 857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.85% 94.19% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 558 459
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 41 20
Median hourly rate £17.50 £55.55 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.49% +184.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 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 Reading region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Server Building
3 1 (16.67%) Threat Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) CREST Certified
3 1 (16.67%) SANS
3 1 (16.67%) Data Flow Diagram
3 1 (16.67%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (16.67%) OSSTMM
3 1 (16.67%) OWASP
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) iPad
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) OSCP
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Data Flow Diagram
2 1 (16.67%) OOD
2 1 (16.67%) OSSTMM
2 1 (16.67%) OWASP
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Server Building
2 1 (16.67%) Threat Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CREST Certified
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) OSCP
2 1 (16.67%) SANS
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Web Application Security Consortium
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) F5
1 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
1 1 (16.67%) Juniper