The median contractor rate for a Security Consultant was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 3 months to 24 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 Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 38 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 3 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.29% 2.90% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 3.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
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 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 215 360 260
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 92.67% 94.99% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 264 160
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £305 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 17
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £8.50 £9.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £20.00 £16.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 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 Sheffield region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 11 (73.33%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (53.33%) Information Security
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (46.67%) CESG
3 7 (46.67%) Security Architecture
4 6 (40.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
5 5 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (33.33%) CLAS
6 4 (26.67%) Secure Coding
6 4 (26.67%) Banking
7 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (20.00%) Information Assurance
8 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (13.33%) BC Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 2 (13.33%) Threat Intelligence
8 2 (13.33%) Retail
8 2 (13.33%) Finance
9 1 (6.67%) Legal
9 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
9 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
9 1 (6.67%) CISA
9 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 1 (6.67%) Data Security
9 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
9 1 (6.67%) C++
9 1 (6.67%) Java

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Maltego
General
1 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) CESG
2 5 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Information Security
3 7 (46.67%) Security Architecture
4 6 (40.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (26.67%) Secure Coding
7 3 (20.00%) Information Assurance
8 2 (13.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (13.33%) Threat Intelligence
9 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
9 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
9 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
9 1 (6.67%) SIEM
9 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
9 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
9 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C++
1 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) CLAS
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) BC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) CISA
4 1 (6.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (6.67%) BS25999
3 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) F5
1 1 (6.67%) SAP