Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Security Consultant was £648 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 22 November 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 85 117
Rank change year-on-year -36 +32 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 15 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.64% 1.49% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 1.60% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 9
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £648 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.89% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £468 £401 £398
90th Percentile £776 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £515 £475 £481
% change year-on-year +8.42% -1.30% -1.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £60.87 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 2244 1629 2507
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.00% 93.14% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 844 1259
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £228 £213 £225
90th Percentile £525 £538 £513
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 78 107
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - +12.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.00 £9.14
90th Percentile £42.50 £39.13 £31.30
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.21% +6.00% +15.63%

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings that featured Security Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in Buckinghamshire

Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Consultant in Buckinghamshire

Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Consultant in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Consultant in Buckinghamshire

Security Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -36 13 £648 +43.89%
Amersham - 1 - -
Security Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 9 (60.00%) Risk Management
1 9 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (53.33%) Information Security
2 8 (53.33%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (46.67%) CESG
4 6 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
6 4 (26.67%) Security Management
6 4 (26.67%) CISSP
7 3 (20.00%) Information Security Management
7 3 (20.00%) Firewall
7 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (20.00%) OWASP
7 3 (20.00%) Security Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Network Security
7 3 (20.00%) ISMS
7 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (13.33%) Marketing
8 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (13.33%) Patch Management
8 2 (13.33%) Security Patching
8 2 (13.33%) CLAS
8 2 (13.33%) SANS
8 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (13.33%) Threat Analysis
8 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment

Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
1 3 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) MPLS
2 1 (6.67%) SNMP
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Electronics
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Spring Security
1 1 (6.67%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) CESG
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 8 (53.33%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (53.33%) Information Security
3 6 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (26.67%) Security Management
5 3 (20.00%) Information Security Management
5 3 (20.00%) ISMS
5 3 (20.00%) OWASP
5 3 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Security Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (13.33%) Patch Management
6 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
6 2 (13.33%) Security Patching
6 2 (13.33%) Threat Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (6.67%) Feasibility Study
7 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) CISSP
3 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) CEH
4 2 (13.33%) CISM
4 2 (13.33%) CLAS
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) GIAC
4 2 (13.33%) SANS
5 1 (6.67%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (6.67%) CREST Certified
5 1 (6.67%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (6.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (6.67%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) F5
2 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
2 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto
2 1 (6.67%) Qualys
2 1 (6.67%) Sourcefire
2 1 (6.67%) Splunk
2 1 (6.67%) Tufin