The median contractor rate for a Security Consultant was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 3 months to 30 March 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 Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 47 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 12 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 3.32% 1.80% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.48% 1.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 0
Median daily rate £525 £410 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.04% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £445
% change year-on-year - +6.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year - -23.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. 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
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 345 425 245
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 95.57% 95.72% 93.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 285 159
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £276 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 16
Median hourly rate £16.24 £14.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.96% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.97 £17.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in Sheffield

Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Consultant in Sheffield

Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Consultant in Sheffield over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Consultant in Sheffield

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Sheffield region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 12 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (50.00%) Information Security
2 8 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) CESG
3 7 (43.75%) Security Architecture
4 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
5 5 (31.25%) CESG CLAS
5 5 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (31.25%) CLAS
6 4 (25.00%) Secure Coding
6 4 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (25.00%) Banking
7 3 (18.75%) Information Assurance
8 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (12.50%) Retail
8 2 (12.50%) Military
8 2 (12.50%) Data Security
9 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
9 1 (6.25%) Electronics
9 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
9 1 (6.25%) Legal
9 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
9 1 (6.25%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (6.25%) CISA
9 1 (6.25%) CISM
9 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 1 (6.25%) SAP

Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
General
1 4 (25.00%) Banking
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Military
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) CESG
2 5 (31.25%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (50.00%) Information Security
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) Security Architecture
4 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
5 5 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (25.00%) Secure Coding
7 3 (18.75%) Information Assurance
8 2 (12.50%) Data Security
8 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
9 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
9 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (6.25%) OWASP
9 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
9 1 (6.25%) Project Management
9 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 1 (6.25%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) CLAS
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) BC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) CISA
3 1 (6.25%) CISM
3 1 (6.25%) CISSP
3 1 (6.25%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (6.25%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) BS25999
2 1 (6.25%) COBIT
2 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) F5
1 1 (6.25%) SAP