The median contractor rate for a Security Consultant was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Middlesex during the 3 months to 22 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
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 - 24
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 8.89% - 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.20% - 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £550 - £528
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 Middlesex. 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
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 87 168 165
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 96.67% 97.11% 89.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 112 85
Median daily rate £401 £405 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.11% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 9
Median hourly rate £43.00 £45.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.49% +175.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in Middlesex

Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Consultant in Middlesex

Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Consultant in Middlesex over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Consultant in Middlesex

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 22 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 Middlesex region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Mercator
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (33.33%) SAP Portal
2 3 (33.33%) SAP Security
2 3 (33.33%) SAP Fiori
2 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (22.22%) CREST Certified
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) SaaS
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) FortiGate
4 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (11.11%) SCADA
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security

Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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 3 (33.33%) SAP Portal
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 3 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 3 (33.33%) SAP Security
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Mercator
1 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) F5
2 1 (11.11%) Juniper