The median contractor rate for a Security Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East 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
England / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 201 212
Rank change year-on-year +14 +11  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 63 70 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.81% 0.78% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.82% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 35 30
Median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £450 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £638 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.87 - -
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 the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7341 8574 8976
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.49% 95.03% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4284 5129 5122
Median daily rate £403 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 385 429
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +15.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £40.00
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 the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in the South East

Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Consultant in the South East

Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Consultant in the South East

Security Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Consultant in the South East

Security Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 22 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
Hampshire +29 31 £500 +5.26% 3
Berkshire -2 10 £550 +9.90% 2
Middlesex - 8 £550 -
Buckinghamshire -22 6 £405 -10.00%
Surrey +4 4 £525 -4.54% 3
Kent -1 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £425 -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 35 (33.98%) Security Cleared
2 32 (31.07%) Information Security
3 30 (29.13%) SC Cleared
3 30 (29.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (19.42%) Network Security
4 20 (19.42%) Firewall
4 20 (19.42%) Cisco
5 17 (16.50%) CISSP
5 17 (16.50%) Cybersecurity
6 16 (15.53%) Information Assurance
7 15 (14.56%) CheckPoint
7 15 (14.56%) Risk Management
8 12 (11.65%) CISM
8 12 (11.65%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (11.65%) Windows
8 12 (11.65%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (10.68%) SAP
9 11 (10.68%) Finance
10 10 (9.71%) Security Management
10 10 (9.71%) SAP Security
11 9 (8.74%) SAP Fiori
11 9 (8.74%) SIEM
11 9 (8.74%) ISMS
11 9 (8.74%) CCNP
12 8 (7.77%) LAN
12 8 (7.77%) WAN
12 8 (7.77%) Incident Management
12 8 (7.77%) Kalman Filter
12 8 (7.77%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 8 (7.77%) CREST Certified

Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (2.91%) Apache
1 3 (2.91%) Apache Pig
1 3 (2.91%) OpenStack
1 3 (2.91%) SAP Portal
2 1 (0.97%) IIS
2 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.97%) OpenShift
2 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.42%) Firewall
1 20 (19.42%) Network Security
2 12 (11.65%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (7.77%) LAN
3 8 (7.77%) WAN
4 7 (6.80%) Wireless
5 6 (5.83%) VoIP
6 4 (3.88%) Internet
7 3 (2.91%) DNS
7 3 (2.91%) VPN
8 2 (1.94%) DHCP
8 2 (1.94%) HTTP
8 2 (1.94%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.94%) IPsec
8 2 (1.94%) SNMP
8 2 (1.94%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.97%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.97%) LTE
9 1 (0.97%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.91%) Big Data
1 3 (2.91%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.97%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (10.68%) Finance
2 5 (4.85%) Banking
2 5 (4.85%) Legal
2 5 (4.85%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.91%) Retail
4 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.97%) Law
4 1 (0.97%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.74%) SAP Fiori
2 6 (5.83%) SAPUI5
3 5 (4.85%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.97%) .NET
4 1 (0.97%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.97%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.97%) ActiveX
4 1 (0.97%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.97%) Node.js
4 1 (0.97%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.97%) Spring Security
4 1 (0.97%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.83%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.88%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.88%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.91%) CESG
3 3 (2.91%) Online Banking
3 3 (2.91%) Smart Energy
4 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.94%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (1.94%) PKI
4 2 (1.94%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.97%) BYOD
5 1 (0.97%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (0.97%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 1 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.97%) iPad
5 1 (0.97%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.97%) SCADA
5 1 (0.97%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (0.97%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.65%) Windows
2 5 (4.85%) Linux
2 5 (4.85%) Unix
3 1 (0.97%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (31.07%) Information Security
2 17 (16.50%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (15.53%) Information Assurance
4 15 (14.56%) Risk Management
5 10 (9.71%) SAP Security
5 10 (9.71%) Security Management
6 9 (8.74%) ISMS
6 9 (8.74%) SIEM
7 8 (7.77%) Incident Management
7 8 (7.77%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (6.80%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (6.80%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (5.83%) Security Testing
9 6 (5.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 5 (4.85%) Data Protection
10 5 (4.85%) OWASP
11 4 (3.88%) Business Continuity
11 4 (3.88%) GAP Analysis
11 4 (3.88%) Security Architecture
11 4 (3.88%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.91%) C
2 2 (1.94%) C++
2 2 (1.94%) Python
2 2 (1.94%) SQL
3 1 (0.97%) ABAP
3 1 (0.97%) Java
3 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.97%) Perl
3 1 (0.97%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (33.98%) Security Cleared
2 30 (29.13%) SC Cleared
3 17 (16.50%) CISSP
4 12 (11.65%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (11.65%) CISM
5 9 (8.74%) CCNP
6 8 (7.77%) CREST Certified
7 6 (5.83%) DV Cleared
8 5 (4.85%) CEH
8 5 (4.85%) Degree
8 5 (4.85%) OSCP
9 3 (2.91%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 3 (2.91%) CCSP
9 3 (2.91%) CRISC
10 2 (1.94%) CCDP
10 2 (1.94%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (1.94%) CISA
10 2 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.94%) SANS
11 1 (0.97%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (29.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (7.77%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 6 (5.83%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.83%) RMADS
4 5 (4.85%) JSP 440
5 4 (3.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (2.91%) ISAE 3402
6 3 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (2.91%) PMO
6 3 (2.91%) SSAE 16
7 2 (1.94%) COBIT
7 2 (1.94%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (1.94%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.97%) GDPR
8 1 (0.97%) ISO 31000
8 1 (0.97%) QA
8 1 (0.97%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 2 (1.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.97%) BitLocker
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.97%) Snort
2 1 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 1 (0.97%) FortiGate
1 1 (0.97%) Kibana
1 1 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (0.97%) Nagios
1 1 (0.97%) SCCM
1 1 (0.97%) SCOM
1 1 (0.97%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (19.42%) Cisco
2 15 (14.56%) CheckPoint
3 11 (10.68%) SAP
4 6 (5.83%) Splunk
5 5 (4.85%) Juniper
6 4 (3.88%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.91%) F5
7 3 (2.91%) Mercator
7 3 (2.91%) Palo Alto
7 3 (2.91%) Tripwire
8 2 (1.94%) IBM
8 2 (1.94%) Qualys
9 1 (0.97%) Ariba
9 1 (0.97%) CA
9 1 (0.97%) HP
9 1 (0.97%) McAfee
9 1 (0.97%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.97%) Siemens
9 1 (0.97%) Sophos
9 1 (0.97%) Symantec
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Rate: £490 - £500 per day
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