Period
to 19 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Security Consultant was £544 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 139 113
Rank change year-on-year 0 -26 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 22 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.68% 0.11% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.12% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 10
Surrey median daily rate £544 £625 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.00% +47.06% -15.00%
10th Percentile £408 £553 £393
90th Percentile £588 £638 £503
South East median daily rate £525 £508 £475
% change year-on-year +3.45% +6.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £60.87 -

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 3,051 2,598 2,220
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.55% 94.99% 95.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,161 1,822 1,457
Surrey median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £305 £263 £213
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 91 103
Surrey median hourly rate £37.50 £17.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.59% -24.44% +19.90%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.78 £11.69
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.83 £45.07
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +13.89% -7.69% +5.82%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Consultant in Surrey over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 19 November 2018. 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 -4 7 £550 +4.76%
Sunbury-on-Thames - 5 £416 -
Guildford - 4 £538 - 3
Epsom - 2 £525 -
Leatherhead - 1 £600 - 1
Security Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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 8 (36.36%) Information Security
2 7 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (31.82%) Data Loss Prevention
3 6 (27.27%) Security Operations
3 6 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (22.73%) PCI DSS
5 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (18.18%) PKI
5 4 (18.18%) Firewall
5 4 (18.18%) CISSP
5 4 (18.18%) Symantec
6 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
6 3 (13.64%) DNS
6 3 (13.64%) CISM
6 3 (13.64%) Finance
6 3 (13.64%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
6 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
6 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (13.64%) Security Architecture
6 3 (13.64%) CASB
7 2 (9.09%) Zscaler
7 2 (9.09%) GDPR
7 2 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (9.09%) Threat Intelligence
7 2 (9.09%) IISP
7 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
7 2 (9.09%) Migration
7 2 (9.09%) Office 365
7 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) Office 365
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.55%) ATM
3 1 (4.55%) IPsec
3 1 (4.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Big Data
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) PKI
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (4.55%) Cyberattack
2 1 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.55%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (4.55%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Information Security
2 7 (31.82%) Data Loss Prevention
2 7 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (27.27%) Security Operations
4 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (13.64%) Security Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
6 2 (9.09%) Migration
6 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (9.09%) Threat Intelligence
7 1 (4.55%) Change Management
7 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) ETL
7 1 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.55%) Project Management
7 1 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.55%) Java
1 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.55%) Perl
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.55%) Python
1 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) CISSP
2 3 (13.64%) CISM
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (22.73%) PCI DSS
3 2 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (9.09%) GDPR
4 1 (4.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) CASB
2 1 (4.55%) Mesos
2 1 (4.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Symantec
2 2 (9.09%) Zscaler
3 1 (4.55%) Cloudera
3 1 (4.55%) Varonis