The median contractor rate for a Security Consultant was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Consultant
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 51 49 67
Rank change year-on-year -2 +18  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.19% 1.23% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 1.33% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.00 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 486 526 782
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.74% 92.44% 96.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 292 460
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 23
Median hourly rate £17.32 £16.00 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.25% -22.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.49 £32.50 £93.20
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 Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in Glasgow

Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Consultant in Glasgow

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 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 Glasgow region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Symantec
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Publishing
2 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (50.00%) BCP
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Data Enrichment
3 1 (25.00%) QRadar
3 1 (25.00%) SANS
3 1 (25.00%) Anomaly Detection
3 1 (25.00%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) ArcSight
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) MapR
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Publishing
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) BCP
1 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Anomaly Detection
2 1 (25.00%) Data Enrichment
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (25.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) MapR
2 1 (25.00%) Splunk