Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Security Consultant was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 July 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.

Senior Security Consultant
England > London
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 584 600 586
Rank change year-on-year +16 -14 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Security Consultant 8 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.019% 0.022% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.023% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 9
London median daily rate £488 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £178 £475 £232
90th Percentile £675 £663 £535
England median daily rate £500 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39971 43143 43709
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.98% 95.12% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 28445 31058 30351
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £305 £288 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 509 485 760
London median hourly rate £21.25 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.75 £53.30
England median hourly rate £18.40 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.16% +8.57% +2.94%

Senior Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Security Consultant in London

Senior Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Security Consultant in London

Senior Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Security Consultant in London over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Security Consultant in London

Senior Security Consultant
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Security Consultant within the London region over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 3 £237 -
Senior Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, Senior 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 London region featuring Senior Security Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security
3 3 (37.50%) CISM
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) Internet
3 3 (37.50%) CISSP
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (37.50%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (25.00%) Email Filtering
4 2 (25.00%) Web Filtering
4 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (25.00%) SIEM
4 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) User Experience
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (25.00%) Cryptography
4 2 (25.00%) CCTV
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) Time Management
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Network Management
4 2 (25.00%) NHS
4 2 (25.00%) Middleware
4 2 (25.00%) FTP

Senior Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (12.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Internet
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) FTP
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 2 (25.00%) WLAN
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) CCTV
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) NHS
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (12.50%) CESG
3 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (25.00%) Email Filtering
3 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Network Management
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) SIEM
3 2 (25.00%) Time Management
3 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (25.00%) Web Filtering
4 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CISM
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) CISA
3 1 (12.50%) IISP
3 1 (12.50%) OSCP
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) AlienVault
1 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
1 1 (12.50%) Forcepoint
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Intel
1 1 (12.50%) McAfee
1 1 (12.50%) Splunk