The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Sheffield region that had Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 50 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.96% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.00 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Security Consultant
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
390 269 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 93.30% 94.39% 96.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 171 132
Median daily rate £413 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 18
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.25 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -40.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.48 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.28 £31.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 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 Sheffield region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 11 (73.33%) Information Security
2 9 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (46.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (40.00%) ISO27005
4 6 (40.00%) RMADS
4 6 (40.00%) Data Protection
4 6 (40.00%) PCI DSS
4 6 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 6 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Information Assurance
6 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (20.00%) Network Security
6 3 (20.00%) Banking
6 3 (20.00%) Firewall
6 3 (20.00%) Unix
6 3 (20.00%) Linux
7 2 (13.33%) Windows
7 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
7 2 (13.33%) HTTP
7 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (13.33%) Finance
7 2 (13.33%) GSEC
7 2 (13.33%) GCIH
7 2 (13.33%) Coaching
7 2 (13.33%) Information Management
7 2 (13.33%) Security Testing
8 1 (6.67%) F5
8 1 (6.67%) Security Operations

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
1 3 (20.00%) Network Security
2 2 (13.33%) HTTP
3 1 (6.67%) FTP
3 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
3 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (6.67%) SSL
General
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Information Security
2 7 (46.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 6 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 6 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (33.33%) Information Assurance
5 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (13.33%) Coaching
6 2 (13.33%) Information Management
6 2 (13.33%) Security Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (6.67%) Network Design
7 1 (6.67%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) GCIH
1 2 (13.33%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (40.00%) ISO27005
2 6 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (40.00%) RMADS
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
1 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco
1 1 (6.67%) F5
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft