The median contractor rate for a Security Consultant was £405 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 25 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 East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 63 73
Rank change year-on-year -20 +10  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 7 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.69% 1.39% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 1.44% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 13
Median daily rate £405 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
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 -
% change year-on-year +7.08% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 978 902 1183
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 96.74% 96.26% 96.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 472 599
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 29 40
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -31.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £19.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

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
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 3 months to 25 June 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
Milton Keynes -15 6 £405 -10.00%
Security Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
1 7 (43.75%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
3 5 (31.25%) CEH
3 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) DV Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Network Security
4 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (25.00%) OSCP
4 4 (25.00%) Internet
4 4 (25.00%) Unix
4 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (25.00%) Finance
4 4 (25.00%) CREST Certified
5 3 (18.75%) Information Security
5 3 (18.75%) OpenStack
5 3 (18.75%) Protective Monitoring
5 3 (18.75%) Online Banking
6 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
6 2 (12.50%) Retail
7 1 (6.25%) CISM
7 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (6.25%) Firewall
7 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
7 1 (6.25%) SQL
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Internet
1 4 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) SNMP
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
General
1 6 (37.50%) Banking
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Spanish Language
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Online Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) CESG
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Information Security
4 3 (18.75%) Protective Monitoring
5 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
6 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.25%) ERP
6 1 (6.25%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Network Management
6 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (6.25%) OWASP
6 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) CEH
2 5 (31.25%) DV Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) CREST Certified
3 4 (25.00%) OSCP
3 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (6.25%) CISM
4 1 (6.25%) CISSP
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) McAfee
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat