The median contractor rate for a Security Consultant was £563 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London 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
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 154 185
Rank change year-on-year +5 +31  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 17 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.52% 0.33% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.34% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 19
Median daily rate £563 £575 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +17.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £680 £550
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 the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3118 3240 5517
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.47% 95.77% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2387 2631 4253
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 38 98
Median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.60% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £37.05
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 the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in the City of London

Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Consultant in the City of London

Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Consultant in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Consultant in the City of London

Security Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Consultant in the City of London

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

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 City of London region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (31.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (31.82%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (27.27%) Security Operations
3 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
3 5 (22.73%) Information Security
3 5 (22.73%) Cryptography
3 5 (22.73%) CISM
3 5 (22.73%) CISSP
3 5 (22.73%) SIEM
4 4 (18.18%) ISACA
4 4 (18.18%) Information Assurance
4 4 (18.18%) Security Architecture
4 4 (18.18%) Security Auditing
4 4 (18.18%) CESG Certified Professional
4 4 (18.18%) CLAS
4 4 (18.18%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 4 (18.18%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (18.18%) ISSMP
4 4 (18.18%) MBCS
4 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 4 (18.18%) Finance
5 3 (13.64%) Wireless
5 3 (13.64%) Firewall
5 3 (13.64%) Internet
5 3 (13.64%) LAN
5 3 (13.64%) VoIP
5 3 (13.64%) WLAN
5 3 (13.64%) WAN
5 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
5 3 (13.64%) GDPR

Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
1 3 (13.64%) Internet
1 3 (13.64%) LAN
1 3 (13.64%) VoIP
1 3 (13.64%) WAN
1 3 (13.64%) Wireless
1 3 (13.64%) WLAN
2 2 (9.09%) FTP
2 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.55%) BIG-IP
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.55%) DMVPN
3 1 (4.55%) HSRP
3 1 (4.55%) IPsec
3 1 (4.55%) Network Security
3 1 (4.55%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (4.55%) SSL
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) WAAS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) CCTV
2 2 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (9.09%) NHS
2 2 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Fintech
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (27.27%) Security Operations
3 5 (22.73%) Cryptography
3 5 (22.73%) Information Security
3 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
3 5 (22.73%) SIEM
4 4 (18.18%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 4 (18.18%) Information Assurance
4 4 (18.18%) Security Architecture
4 4 (18.18%) Security Auditing
5 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
6 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (9.09%) Change Management
6 2 (9.09%) Data Management
6 2 (9.09%) Email Filtering
6 2 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.09%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) CISM
1 5 (22.73%) CISSP
2 4 (18.18%) CESG Certified Professional
2 4 (18.18%) CLAS
2 4 (18.18%) ISACA
2 4 (18.18%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 4 (18.18%) ISSMP
2 4 (18.18%) MBCS
3 1 (4.55%) CCIE
3 1 (4.55%) CCIE Security
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP
3 1 (4.55%) CISA
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) CRISC
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (13.64%) GDPR
2 3 (13.64%) RMADS
3 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
4 1 (4.55%) COBIT
4 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) ArcSight
1 2 (9.09%) Splunk
2 1 (4.55%) Avaya
2 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco
2 1 (4.55%) F5
City, London
Red10
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 23 days ago