The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Technical Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Security Consultant
Rank 636 652 625
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Security Consultant 12 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.014% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.014% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 6
Median daily rate £538 £488 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% -4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £413 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £413 £600
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -31.25%
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
50559 55175 53302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33062 35242 32521
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 1693 2081 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.37 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Technical Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Technical Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

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

Technical Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Technical Security Consultant
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Security Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 +24 12 £538 +10.25% 7
East of England - 5 £450 -
London -10 4 £525 +7.69% 3
Bedfordshire - 4 - -
Bedford - 3 - -
City of London +23 2 £510 -7.27%
South West +10 1 - -
Wiltshire +8 1 - -
North West - 1 £550 - 2
South East - 1 £550 - 2
Wimbledon - 1 £525 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £550 - 1
Swindon - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £550 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £450 -

Technical Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Technical 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 Technical Security Consultant in the job title.

1 13 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 11 (42.31%) Firewall
2 11 (42.31%) Information Security
3 10 (38.46%) CISSP
3 10 (38.46%) Splunk
4 9 (34.62%) Finance
5 8 (30.77%) LogRhythm
6 7 (26.92%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 7 (26.92%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (26.92%) Network Security
6 7 (26.92%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (26.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (26.92%) Cisco
7 6 (23.08%) WAN
7 6 (23.08%) LAN
7 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
8 5 (19.23%) CCNP
8 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (19.23%) Juniper
8 5 (19.23%) Nessus
8 5 (19.23%) Fortinet
8 5 (19.23%) Security Testing
8 5 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (19.23%) Security Architecture
8 5 (19.23%) ArcSight
8 5 (19.23%) LogLogic
9 4 (15.38%) SIEM
9 4 (15.38%) F5
9 4 (15.38%) Portfolio Management
9 4 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus

Technical 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Project
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) Firewall
2 7 (26.92%) Network Security
3 6 (23.08%) LAN
3 6 (23.08%) WAN
4 5 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (15.38%) BGP
5 4 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (15.38%) OSPF
5 4 (15.38%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 3 (11.54%) tcpdump
6 3 (11.54%) Wireshark
7 1 (3.85%) VoIP
7 1 (3.85%) VPN
7 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.85%) SAP BW
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) PKI
3 1 (3.85%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
1 2 (7.69%) Unix
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Information Security
2 7 (26.92%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (26.92%) Vulnerability Management
2 7 (26.92%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 5 (19.23%) Security Architecture
3 5 (19.23%) Security Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Compliance Management
4 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 4 (15.38%) Performance Management
4 4 (15.38%) Portfolio Management
4 4 (15.38%) Risk and Compliance Management
4 4 (15.38%) SIEM
4 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (11.54%) Network Management
5 3 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (7.69%) Logistics
6 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.69%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) CISSP
2 5 (19.23%) CCNP
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (11.54%) CEH
3 3 (11.54%) CEPT
3 3 (11.54%) CREST Certified
3 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) CISM
4 2 (7.69%) CPTE
4 2 (7.69%) Degree
4 2 (7.69%) GPEN
5 1 (3.85%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (3.85%) CISA
5 1 (3.85%) CLAS
5 1 (3.85%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (3.85%) SANS
5 1 (3.85%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (3.85%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 7 (26.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (3.85%) COBIT
4 1 (3.85%) ISO27002
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Nessus
2 1 (3.85%) QRadar
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Splunk
2 8 (30.77%) LogRhythm
3 7 (26.92%) Cisco
4 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
5 5 (19.23%) ArcSight
5 5 (19.23%) Fortinet
5 5 (19.23%) Juniper
5 5 (19.23%) LogLogic
6 4 (15.38%) F5
6 4 (15.38%) Qualys
6 4 (15.38%) Tripwire
7 2 (7.69%) Proofpoint
8 1 (3.85%) Apple
8 1 (3.85%) IBM
8 1 (3.85%) Intel
8 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.85%) Nokia
8 1 (3.85%) SAP
8 1 (3.85%) VMware
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