The median contractor rate for a Security Consultant was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 28 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
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 70 72
Rank change year-on-year +23 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 16 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.53% 0.44% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 0.46% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £488 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £455
% change year-on-year - +9.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.44 £47.95 -
% change year-on-year +11.43% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 599 862 902
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 94.78% 94.31% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1358 2287 2271
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £265 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 93 190
Median hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -4.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.50 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £23.00 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in Cheshire

Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Consultant in Cheshire

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cheshire region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 23 (63.89%) Finance
2 20 (55.56%) Information Security
3 15 (41.67%) Project Planning
4 14 (38.89%) Banking
5 12 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 12 (33.33%) CISSP
5 12 (33.33%) CISM
5 12 (33.33%) Virtual Team
6 10 (27.78%) Waterfall
6 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (22.22%) Office 365
8 8 (22.22%) Security Management
9 7 (19.44%) Data Mapping
9 7 (19.44%) Dashboard Development
9 7 (19.44%) Splunk
10 6 (16.67%) Visualisation
10 6 (16.67%) Web Services
11 5 (13.89%) Java
11 5 (13.89%) GIS
11 5 (13.89%) Financial Institution
11 5 (13.89%) Cryptography
11 5 (13.89%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (13.89%) API Development
11 5 (13.89%) Security Architecture
11 5 (13.89%) Internal Audit
11 5 (13.89%) IT Strategy
12 4 (11.11%) REST
12 4 (11.11%) OAuth
12 4 (11.11%) Identity Management

Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 9 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (22.22%) Office 365
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) GIS
General
1 23 (63.89%) Finance
2 14 (38.89%) Banking
3 5 (13.89%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) Web Services
2 4 (11.11%) OAuth
2 4 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Information Security
2 15 (41.67%) Project Planning
3 12 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (27.78%) Waterfall
5 8 (22.22%) Security Management
6 7 (19.44%) Dashboard Development
6 7 (19.44%) Data Mapping
7 6 (16.67%) Visualisation
8 5 (13.89%) API Development
8 5 (13.89%) Cryptography
8 5 (13.89%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (13.89%) Internal Audit
8 5 (13.89%) IT Strategy
8 5 (13.89%) Security Architecture
9 4 (11.11%) Identity Management
10 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (5.56%) Virtual Team Management
11 1 (2.78%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) CISM
1 12 (33.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Splunk
Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday