The median contractor rate for a Security Consultant was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 27 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
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 125 129
Rank change year-on-year +39 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 53 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.80% 0.90% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 0.94% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 12
Median daily rate £625 £525 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.04% +17.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £439 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £455
% change year-on-year - +9.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.44 £49.90 -
% change year-on-year +7.08% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2763 3599 3449
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 93.82% 94.81% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1629 2233 1998
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 135 194
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.68% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £43.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in the North West

Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Consultant in the North West

Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Consultant in the North West over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Consultant in the North West

Security Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Consultant in the North West

Security Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Manchester +13 24 £725 +38.09% 5
Cheshire +34 16 - - 2
Merseyside +3 9 £600 -
Lancashire +8 4 £538 -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 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 North West region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 43 (51.19%) Information Security
2 36 (42.86%) CISSP
3 32 (38.10%) CISM
4 31 (36.90%) Finance
5 23 (27.38%) Risk Management
6 22 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (25.00%) Banking
7 21 (25.00%) Security Architecture
8 16 (19.05%) Waterfall
9 15 (17.86%) Project Planning
10 14 (16.67%) PCI DSS
10 14 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
11 13 (15.48%) Amazon AWS
11 13 (15.48%) Virtual Team
11 13 (15.48%) Security Management
11 13 (15.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 12 (14.29%) Office 365
13 11 (13.10%) GDPR
14 10 (11.90%) CESG Certified Professional
14 10 (11.90%) Splunk
14 10 (11.90%) Law
15 9 (10.71%) Financial Institution
15 9 (10.71%) GIS
15 9 (10.71%) CLAS
15 9 (10.71%) Internal Audit
15 9 (10.71%) IT Strategy
16 8 (9.52%) Dashboard Development
16 8 (9.52%) Data Mapping
16 8 (9.52%) Security Cleared
16 8 (9.52%) SC Cleared

Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (5.95%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.48%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (14.29%) Office 365
3 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.71%) GIS
2 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
General
1 31 (36.90%) Finance
2 21 (25.00%) Banking
3 10 (11.90%) Law
4 9 (10.71%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.19%) Billing
6 1 (1.19%) Electronics
6 1 (1.19%) Marketing
6 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) Web Services
2 4 (4.76%) OAuth
2 4 (4.76%) REST
3 2 (2.38%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.48%) Virtual Team
2 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.38%) FMCG
5 1 (1.19%) CESG
5 1 (1.19%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.19%) iPad
5 1 (1.19%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (51.19%) Information Security
2 23 (27.38%) Risk Management
3 22 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (25.00%) Security Architecture
5 16 (19.05%) Waterfall
6 15 (17.86%) Project Planning
7 14 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
8 13 (15.48%) Security Management
9 9 (10.71%) Internal Audit
9 9 (10.71%) IT Strategy
10 8 (9.52%) Dashboard Development
10 8 (9.52%) Data Mapping
11 7 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (8.33%) Visualisation
12 5 (5.95%) API Development
12 5 (5.95%) Cryptography
13 4 (4.76%) Identity Management
13 4 (4.76%) Information Governance
13 4 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
13 4 (4.76%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.95%) Java
2 3 (3.57%) SQL
3 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (42.86%) CISSP
2 32 (38.10%) CISM
3 10 (11.90%) CESG Certified Professional
4 9 (10.71%) CLAS
5 8 (9.52%) SC Cleared
5 8 (9.52%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 13 (15.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (13.10%) GDPR
4 2 (2.38%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (1.19%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (11.90%) Splunk
2 7 (8.33%) SAP
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.19%) Cisco
4 1 (1.19%) hybris
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