The median contractor rate for a Security Consultant was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Consultant
Rank 56 46 51
Rank change year-on-year -10 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 1 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.25% 1.53% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 1.59% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £300 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +7.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £46.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year - -23.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 383 440 445
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 94.10% 96.28% 96.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 236 236
Median daily rate £350 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% +11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 52 54
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +112.12% -50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £59.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in Essex

Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Consultant in Essex

Security Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Consultant in Essex

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Essex region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) CISA
1 4 (66.67%) CISM
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) SAP
1 4 (66.67%) COM
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (66.67%) CRM
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) CISSP
1 4 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
1 4 (66.67%) Retail
1 4 (66.67%) Data Management
1 4 (66.67%) Document Management
1 4 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
1 4 (66.67%) Data Protection
1 4 (66.67%) Infor
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (66.67%) Skype for Business
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
1 4 (66.67%) Yammer
1 4 (66.67%) Case Management
2 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 4 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (66.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
1 4 (66.67%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) COM
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Case Management
1 4 (66.67%) CRM
1 4 (66.67%) Data Management
1 4 (66.67%) Data Protection
1 4 (66.67%) Document Management
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CISA
1 4 (66.67%) CISM
1 4 (66.67%) CISSP
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Infor
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
1 4 (66.67%) SAP