Period
to 24 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Security Specialist was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 24 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.

Security Specialist
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 108 106
Rank change year-on-year +33 -2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Security Specialist 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.079% 0.22% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.23% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Reading median daily rate £525 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +42.86% -3.45%
Berkshire median daily rate £663 £500 £375
% change year-on-year +32.50% +33.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Reading. 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
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1174 1705 1829
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 92.59% 92.86% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 963 1002
Reading median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £206 £243 £230
90th Percentile £575 £538 £537
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £378
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.75% +0.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 69 78
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -25.75% +32.62%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £11.18
90th Percentile £55.46 £43.62 £39.13
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% -26.32% +11.76%

Security Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings that featured Security Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Security Specialist in Reading

Security Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Specialist in Reading

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 2 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 July 2017, Security Specialist 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 Reading region featuring Security Specialist in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Nessus
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management

Security Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus