The median contractor rate for a Senior Security Consultant was £188 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 423 438 408
Rank change year-on-year +15 -30  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Security Consultant 3 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.013% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.014% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Median daily rate £188 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -61.53% -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £458 £456
10% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £518 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £495 £473
% change year-on-year +6.06% +4.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 19186 21885 21142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.68% 94.97% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13700 15818 14509
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 249 380
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -7.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Senior Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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
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 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 2 £188 -
Senior Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security
1 3 (42.86%) Security Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Threat Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (28.57%) SaaS
2 2 (28.57%) PaaS
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Network Management
2 2 (28.57%) IaaS
2 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Email Filtering
2 2 (28.57%) Web Filtering
2 2 (28.57%) Remediation Plan
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security
2 2 (28.57%) CCTV
2 2 (28.57%) SCADA
2 2 (28.57%) Cryptography
2 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) Legal
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) VoIP
2 2 (28.57%) WLAN

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) IaaS
1 2 (28.57%) PaaS
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) FTP
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security
2 2 (28.57%) VoIP
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless
2 2 (28.57%) WLAN
General
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) CCTV
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) NHS
1 2 (28.57%) SCADA
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) FMCG
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security
1 3 (42.86%) Security Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Threat Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Cryptography
2 2 (28.57%) Email Filtering
2 2 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Network Management
2 2 (28.57%) Remediation Plan
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) Web Filtering
3 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) OWASP
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CISM
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) SANS
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Web Application Security Consortium
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint