Period
to 17 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Security Consultant was £538 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

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 East > Surrey
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 150 138 106
Rank change year-on-year -12 -32 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 10 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.32% 0.22% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.23% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 9
Surrey median daily rate £538 £625 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.00% +47.06% -15.00%
10th Percentile £513 £508 £373
90th Percentile £580 £638 £489
South East median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Surrey
Contract vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 2,918 2,611 1,934
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.43% 94.36% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,061 1,830 1,222
Surrey median daily rate £475 £450 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +7.33% +0.42%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £169
90th Percentile £606 £580 £575
South East median daily rate £433 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 80 111
Surrey median hourly rate £24.00 £16.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.45% -21.43% -
10th Percentile £12.70 £11.34 £11.55
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.92 £42.00
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +13.89% +2.86% -7.89%

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in Surrey

Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Consultant in Surrey

Security Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines -1 5 £544 +3.57%
Epsom - 2 £525 -
Security Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, Security Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Surrey region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (40.00%) Symantec
1 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (40.00%) PCI DSS
1 4 (40.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 3 (30.00%) Security Operations
2 3 (30.00%) CASB
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) CISM
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) CISSP
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (20.00%) PKI
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (20.00%) GDPR
3 2 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (20.00%) Zscaler
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Office 365
3 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (10.00%) Varonis
4 1 (10.00%) API Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Project Governance
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Due Diligence
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing

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

Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) API Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Security
4 1 (10.00%) Due Diligence
4 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Project Governance
4 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CISM
1 2 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (20.00%) GDPR
3 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) CASB
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Symantec
2 2 (20.00%) Zscaler
3 1 (10.00%) Varonis