The median contractor rate for a Security Consultant was £506 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 24 June 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.

Security Consultant
South West / Bristol
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 61 70
Rank change year-on-year -9 +9  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 3 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.36% 1.06% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 1.09% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Median daily rate £506 £500 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.95%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.44 £49.90 £60.00
% change year-on-year +7.08% -16.83%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 795 825 877
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.90% 97.29% 95.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 587 647
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 32 38
Median hourly rate £31.00 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +121.42% -20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £42.00 £37.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in Bristol

Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Consultant in Bristol

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Bristol region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (57.14%) CISSP
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security
3 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) CISMP
4 2 (28.57%) PKI
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) COBIT
4 2 (28.57%) Qualys
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) Validation
4 2 (28.57%) GSEC
4 2 (28.57%) CESG
4 2 (28.57%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (28.57%) Cryptography
4 2 (28.57%) Nessus
4 2 (28.57%) Nmap
4 2 (28.57%) CISM
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Solaris
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) RMADS

Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) WebEx
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) CESG
1 2 (28.57%) CESG CLAS
1 2 (28.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Solaris
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Cryptography
3 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Threat Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 2 (28.57%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Data Security
4 1 (14.29%) IT Audit
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (28.57%) CISM
2 2 (28.57%) CISMP
2 2 (28.57%) CLAS
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) GSEC
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (28.57%) COBIT
2 2 (28.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 2 (28.57%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Nessus
1 2 (28.57%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Qualys
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec