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 24 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Security Consultant
Rank 649 653 612
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Security Consultant 12 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.015% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.016% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 4
Median daily rate £525 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £413 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £550 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £638 £456 -
% change year-on-year
+39.72% -
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
51653 55417 52511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.81% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33657 35244 31733
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1646 2081 2055
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +3.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £38.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Security Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Technical Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Technical Security Consultant
Top 12 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 24 August 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 +5 12 £525 +5.00% 3
London +6 6 £518 -5.90%
City of London +33 3 £518 -5.90%
South West +12 3 - -
Wiltshire +6 3 - -
Swindon - 3 - -
East of England +13 2 - - 2
Bedford - 2 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 - - 1
Portsmouth - 1 £638 -
Hampshire - 1 £638 -
South East - 1 £638 - 1

Technical Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 (37.50%) Firewall
2 11 (34.38%) PCI DSS
3 10 (31.25%) Finance
3 10 (31.25%) CISSP
4 8 (25.00%) Information Security
4 8 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
5 7 (21.88%) Splunk
5 7 (21.88%) LogRhythm
6 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
6 6 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (15.63%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (15.63%) Unix
7 5 (15.63%) Windows
7 5 (15.63%) Qualys
7 5 (15.63%) Security Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Security Architecture
7 5 (15.63%) Network Security
8 4 (12.50%) Performance Management
8 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
8 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (12.50%) Proofpoint
8 4 (12.50%) Banking
8 4 (12.50%) Retail
8 4 (12.50%) Logistics
8 4 (12.50%) Linux
8 4 (12.50%) Cisco
8 4 (12.50%) CISM

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 (9.38%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Project
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) Firewall
2 5 (15.63%) Network Security
3 3 (9.38%) LAN
3 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.38%) WAN
4 2 (6.25%) BGP
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (6.25%) OSPF
4 2 (6.25%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (6.25%) tcpdump
4 2 (6.25%) Wireless
4 2 (6.25%) Wireshark
5 1 (3.13%) DMZ
5 1 (3.13%) DNS
5 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.13%) IPsec
5 1 (3.13%) VPN
5 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.13%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) DB2
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.13%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) AppScan
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
2 4 (12.50%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) PKI
4 1 (3.13%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Unix
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Information Security
2 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (15.63%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (15.63%) Security Architecture
3 5 (15.63%) Security Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Compliance Management
4 4 (12.50%) Logistics
4 4 (12.50%) Performance Management
4 4 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
4 4 (12.50%) Risk and Compliance Management
4 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 3 (9.38%) Data Protection
5 3 (9.38%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.38%) SIEM
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
2 3 (9.38%) C
2 3 (9.38%) Korn
2 3 (9.38%) Perl
2 3 (9.38%) Python
3 2 (6.25%) C++
3 2 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) CISSP
2 4 (12.50%) CISM
3 3 (9.38%) CEH
3 3 (9.38%) CEPT
3 3 (9.38%) CREST Certified
3 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) CCNP
4 2 (6.25%) CISA
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.25%) CPTE
4 2 (6.25%) Degree
4 2 (6.25%) GPEN
5 1 (3.13%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (3.13%) CLAS
5 1 (3.13%) GCIA
5 1 (3.13%) GCIH
5 1 (3.13%) GIAC
5 1 (3.13%) GSEC
5 1 (3.13%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (34.38%) PCI DSS
2 8 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.25%) COBIT
3 2 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (3.13%) ISO27002
4 1 (3.13%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) ISA Server
1 1 (3.13%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Nessus
2 1 (3.13%) HP Fortify
2 1 (3.13%) WebInspect
2 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) LogRhythm
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
1 7 (21.88%) Splunk
2 5 (15.63%) Qualys
3 4 (12.50%) Cisco
3 4 (12.50%) Proofpoint
4 3 (9.38%) ArcSight
4 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
4 3 (9.38%) Juniper
4 3 (9.38%) Sybase
5 2 (6.25%) F5
5 2 (6.25%) Fortinet
5 2 (6.25%) LogLogic
5 2 (6.25%) Tripwire
6 1 (3.13%) Nokia
6 1 (3.13%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.13%) SAP
6 1 (3.13%) VMware
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