The median contractor rate for a Security Consultant was £465 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Consultant
South East / Berkshire
Rank 87 102 127
Rank change year-on-year +15 +25  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 12 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.66% 0.98% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 1.05% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 7
Median daily rate £465 £469 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.80% +13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £448 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £656 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year - -23.33%  

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 1693 2278 2727
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 93.38% 92.56% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 1177 1397
Median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +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 89 73 84
Median hourly rate £15.70 £26.50 £17.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.75% +53.89%  
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 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in Berkshire

Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Consultant in Berkshire

Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Consultant in Berkshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Consultant in Berkshire

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 Security Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 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 +8 4 £525 +10.52% 2
Bracknell -5 2 - -
Security Consultant
South East

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Security Consultant in the job title.

1 8 (40.00%) Information Security
2 4 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (15.00%) CISSP
3 3 (15.00%) Firewall
3 3 (15.00%) Network Security
3 3 (15.00%) OWASP
3 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) PMO
4 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (10.00%) ISO27005
4 2 (10.00%) Virtual Team
4 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Investment Management
4 2 (10.00%) CRAMM
4 2 (10.00%) ISMS
4 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (10.00%) Finance
4 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Forcepoint
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) CISM
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper
5 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.00%) Symantec
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
1 3 (15.00%) Network Security
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Kafka
1 1 (5.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) CESG
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) iPad
2 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Information Security
2 4 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (15.00%) OWASP
4 2 (10.00%) CRAMM
4 2 (10.00%) Investment Management
4 2 (10.00%) ISMS
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (5.00%) B2B
5 1 (5.00%) B2C
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) ITSM
5 1 (5.00%) OOD
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) CISSP
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) AWS Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CEH
3 1 (5.00%) CISM
3 1 (5.00%) CLAS
3 1 (5.00%) CREST Certified
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) OSCP
3 1 (5.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (10.00%) ISO27005
1 2 (10.00%) PMO
2 1 (5.00%) COBIT
2 1 (5.00%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (5.00%) AppDynamics
2 1 (5.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (5.00%) Juniper
2 1 (5.00%) Qualys
2 1 (5.00%) Symantec
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