The median contractor rate for a Security Consultant was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 29 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 East > Surrey
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 91 72
Rank change year-on-year +3 -19  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 3 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.25% 0.55% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.58% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 8
Surrey median daily rate £525 £550 £461
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.54% +19.24%  
10th Percentile £513 £485 £384
90th Percentile £538 £625 £619
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £60.87 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1152 1204 1229
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 94.66% 95.33% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3123 3197 2859
Surrey median daily rate £425 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.97%  
10th Percentile £276 £213 £238
90th Percentile £538 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 265 220
Surrey median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.55% +45.16%  
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.19 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.00 £42.50
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £16.14
% change year-on-year -8.21% +21.49%  

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 3 months to 29 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
Staines +9 2 - - 2
Security Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Surrey region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (50.00%) CISM
1 4 (50.00%) CISSP
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Legal
2 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (37.50%) ISMS
2 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
2 3 (37.50%) CRISC
2 3 (37.50%) Apache
2 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (37.50%) Big Data
2 3 (37.50%) Apache Pig
2 3 (37.50%) Smart Energy
2 3 (37.50%) ISAE 3402
2 3 (37.50%) SSAE 16
3 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (25.00%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) HTTP
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) SIEM
3 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (12.50%) CEH
4 1 (12.50%) Snort
4 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (12.50%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Apache
1 3 (37.50%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
2 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (12.50%) SSL
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Big Data
1 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
General
1 3 (37.50%) Legal
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) ActiveX
1 1 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Smart Energy
2 2 (25.00%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (12.50%) BYOD
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (12.50%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) PKI
3 1 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (37.50%) ISMS
3 2 (25.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) SIEM
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Data Security
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (12.50%) OWASP
4 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Use Case
4 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CISM
1 4 (50.00%) CISSP
2 3 (37.50%) CRISC
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (12.50%) CCIE
4 1 (12.50%) CCIE Security
4 1 (12.50%) CCSP
4 1 (12.50%) CEH
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Master's Degree
4 1 (12.50%) MCSE
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (12.50%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISAE 3402
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (37.50%) SSAE 16
2 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (12.50%) ISO 22301
3 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) BitLocker
2 1 (12.50%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Kibana
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
2 1 (12.50%) CA
2 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Splunk