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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Security Consultant
Rank 629 621 613
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Security Consultant 19 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.011% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.012% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 2
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 - £475
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
50931 51412 49753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.74% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 33245 31720 30748
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1466 2048 2093
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £40.15 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 21 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 26 May 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 +3 18 £500 - 6
London -6 7 £501 +0.10% 1
Luton - 4 - -
Birmingham - 4 - -
Bedfordshire - 4 - -
West Midlands - 4 - -
South East - 4 £500 - 5
East of England - 4 - -
Reading - 3 £500 -
Berkshire - 3 £500 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £513 -
South West -9 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - - 1
Derbyshire - 1 £525 -
Kent - 1 £500 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 1 £500 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £501 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £500 -

Technical Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 12 (42.86%) Firewall
2 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.00%) CISSP
4 6 (21.43%) Windows
4 6 (21.43%) Information Security
4 6 (21.43%) Risk Management
5 5 (17.86%) Finance
5 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (17.86%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
5 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (17.86%) LogRhythm
5 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
6 4 (14.29%) PCI DSS
6 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (14.29%) Proofpoint
6 4 (14.29%) Network Security
6 4 (14.29%) Retail
6 4 (14.29%) Logistics
6 4 (14.29%) Identity Management
6 4 (14.29%) Unix
6 4 (14.29%) Project Management
7 3 (10.71%) Linux
7 3 (10.71%) Python
7 3 (10.71%) C
7 3 (10.71%) Java
7 3 (10.71%) Perl
7 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
7 3 (10.71%) Sybase
7 3 (10.71%) DB2

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.57%) Liferay
2 1 (3.57%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Project
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) Firewall
2 4 (14.29%) Network Security
3 3 (10.71%) Wireless
4 2 (7.14%) DNS
4 2 (7.14%) Internet
4 2 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (7.14%) Wireless Security
5 1 (3.57%) DHCP
5 1 (3.57%) DMZ
5 1 (3.57%) HTTP
5 1 (3.57%) IPsec
5 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) DB2
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.57%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Metasploit
2 1 (3.57%) AppScan
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Retail
3 3 (10.71%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) WCF
2 1 (3.57%) OAuth
2 1 (3.57%) OpenID
2 1 (3.57%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
1 3 (10.71%) PKI
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) SCADA
3 1 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
3 4 (14.29%) Unix
4 3 (10.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Information Security
1 6 (21.43%) Risk Management
2 5 (17.86%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 4 (14.29%) Logistics
3 4 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
4 3 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Security Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.71%) SIEM
4 3 (10.71%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.14%) Network Architecture
5 2 (7.14%) Security Architecture
5 2 (7.14%) Threat Modelling
5 2 (7.14%) Time Management
5 2 (7.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
2 3 (10.71%) C
2 3 (10.71%) Java
2 3 (10.71%) Korn
2 3 (10.71%) Perl
2 3 (10.71%) Python
3 2 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) CISSP
2 3 (10.71%) CISM
3 2 (7.14%) CISA
3 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (3.57%) CREST Certified
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) GCIA
4 1 (3.57%) GCIH
4 1 (3.57%) GIAC
4 1 (3.57%) GPEN
4 1 (3.57%) GSEC
4 1 (3.57%) GSSP-JAVA
4 1 (3.57%) GWAPT
4 1 (3.57%) ISSAP
4 1 (3.57%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (7.14%) COBIT
4 1 (3.57%) RMADS
4 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) ISA Server
1 2 (7.14%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Nessus
2 2 (7.14%) WSUS
3 1 (3.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (3.57%) HP Fortify
3 1 (3.57%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) LogRhythm
3 4 (14.29%) Proofpoint
4 3 (10.71%) Sybase
5 2 (7.14%) Qualys
5 2 (7.14%) Splunk
6 1 (3.57%) ArcSight
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco
6 1 (3.57%) Juniper
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle
6 1 (3.57%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.57%) SAP