The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Security Consultant
Rank 638 650 627
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Security Consultant 19 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.019% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.020% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 12
Median daily rate £495 £538 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.90% -6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £525 £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £564 £671
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £525 £563
% change year-on-year
-7.61% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50649 54325 53290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 34727 32509
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1691 2060 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Senior Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Security Consultant in the job title.

Senior Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Security Consultant within the UK.

Senior Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Security Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Security Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Senior Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Security Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Security Consultant within the UK.

Senior Security Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Security Consultant
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Security Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +35 16 £495 -7.90% 4
East of England +10 6 £375 -
London -8 4 £500 -9.09% 3
North West - 4 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 4 - -
Hertfordshire - 4 - -
Scotland +12 3 £475 -
Edinburgh +17 2 - -
Ilford -3 2 - -
Essex - 2 £375 -
Manchester - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £500 -
Birmingham - 1 £495 -
Coventry - 1 £495 -
North East - 1 £500 -
West Midlands - 1 £495 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £500 -
Glasgow - 1 £475 -

Senior Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Senior 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 featuring Senior Security Consultant in the job title.

1 19 (47.50%) Data Centre
2 18 (45.00%) Information Security
3 13 (32.50%) CISSP
4 11 (27.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (22.50%) Banking
6 8 (20.00%) Java
6 8 (20.00%) CISM
7 7 (17.50%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (17.50%) Oracle
7 7 (17.50%) Hadoop
8 6 (15.00%) Windows
8 6 (15.00%) Firewall
8 6 (15.00%) CISA
9 5 (12.50%) Finance
9 5 (12.50%) Web Services
9 5 (12.50%) Security Testing
10 4 (10.00%) SIEM
10 4 (10.00%) Threat Modelling
10 4 (10.00%) Network Security
10 4 (10.00%) Data Protection
10 4 (10.00%) OWASP
10 4 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (10.00%) Degree
10 4 (10.00%) JSON
10 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
10 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
11 3 (7.50%) Information Security Management

Senior Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 3 (7.50%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.50%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (7.50%) Office 365
1 3 (7.50%) Yammer
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.50%) IaaS
3 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) Firewall
2 4 (10.00%) Network Security
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (5.00%) Wireless
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.50%) LAN
4 1 (2.50%) VLAN
4 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) Hadoop
2 3 (7.50%) Big Data
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 9 (22.50%) Banking
2 5 (12.50%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
4 2 (5.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) Web Services
2 4 (10.00%) JSON
3 3 (7.50%) COM
4 1 (2.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (47.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) Cryptography
2 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) CESG
4 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Solaris
3 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Information Security
2 7 (17.50%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (12.50%) Security Testing
4 4 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 4 (10.00%) OWASP
4 4 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (10.00%) SIEM
4 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (10.00%) Threat Modelling
4 4 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (7.50%) Case Management
5 3 (7.50%) CRM
5 3 (7.50%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (7.50%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (7.50%) Information Security Management
5 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.50%) SDLC
5 3 (7.50%) Security Management
5 3 (7.50%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) CISSP
2 8 (20.00%) CISM
3 6 (15.00%) CISA
4 4 (10.00%) Degree
5 3 (7.50%) CCIE
5 3 (7.50%) CCNP
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (5.00%) CRISC
7 1 (2.50%) CCNA
7 1 (2.50%) CCSA
7 1 (2.50%) CCSE
7 1 (2.50%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.50%) PMP
7 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (27.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.50%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.00%) QA
4 1 (2.50%) COBIT
4 1 (2.50%) ISO22301
4 1 (2.50%) ISO27002
4 1 (2.50%) ISO27005
4 1 (2.50%) RMADS
4 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) QRadar
1 3 (7.50%) RSA Archer
2 1 (2.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) ArcSight
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco
3 3 (7.50%) IBM
3 3 (7.50%) Infor
3 3 (7.50%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (7.50%) SAP
3 3 (7.50%) Splunk
4 2 (5.00%) Actimize
4 2 (5.00%) CA
4 2 (5.00%) ION Trading
4 2 (5.00%) NetWitness
5 1 (2.50%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.50%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.50%) VMware