The median contractor rate for a Information Security Consultant was £495 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Information Security Consultant
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 117 137
Rank change year-on-year +27 +20  
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 5 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.28% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.18% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £495 £463 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.02% +32.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £470 £448
% change year-on-year -4.25% +5.02%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.98 £60.00
% change year-on-year - +1.63%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1696 2282 2765
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 93.34% 92.69% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 1178 1419
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 75 85
Median hourly rate £15.70 £21.33 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.39% +21.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Information Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Information Security Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Consultant in Berkshire

Information Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Information Security Consultant in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security Consultant in Berkshire

Information Security Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 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
Reading +17 2 £525 +13.51% 1
Information Security Consultant
South East

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Information 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 Berkshire region featuring Information Security Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Management
2 2 (33.33%) CRAMM
2 2 (33.33%) ISMS
2 2 (33.33%) OWASP
2 2 (33.33%) ISO27005
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 2 (33.33%) PMO
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) CRAMM
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Management
2 2 (33.33%) ISMS
2 2 (33.33%) OWASP
2 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (33.33%) ISO27005
1 2 (33.33%) PMO