Period
to 16 September 2019

The median contractor rate for a Security Consultant was £506 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 111 137 131
Rank change year-on-year +26 -6 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 19 26 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.85% 0.80% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.84% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 5
Surrey median daily rate £506 £550 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.95% -12.00% +34.05%
10th Percentile £352 £425 £553
90th Percentile £575 £588 £638
South East median daily rate £513 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
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 2,074 3,079 2,470
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.17% 94.36% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,451 2,155 1,726
Surrey median daily rate £463 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.16% +9.00% -
10th Percentile £288 £307 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £569
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 93 78
Surrey median hourly rate £18.16 £22.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.29% +23.29% -20.65%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.10 £12.43
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.00 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £22.93 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +14.65% +11.11% -10.00%

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 16 September 2019.

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 16 September 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
Sunbury-on-Thames -7 4 £385 -7.51%
Staines +21 3 - -
Woking - 3 £550 -
Guildford +17 1 - - 2
Dorking - 1 £550 -
Weybridge - 1 - -
Security Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 8 (42.11%) Firewall
2 7 (36.84%) Information Security
2 7 (36.84%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (31.58%) Palo Alto
3 6 (31.58%) Finance
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco
4 5 (26.32%) CISSP
5 4 (21.05%) Advertising
5 4 (21.05%) HP
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (21.05%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 4 (21.05%) Security Operations
6 3 (15.79%) Data Loss Prevention
6 3 (15.79%) SIEM
6 3 (15.79%) Akamai
6 3 (15.79%) F5
6 3 (15.79%) Network Security
6 3 (15.79%) Barracuda Networks
6 3 (15.79%) CISM
6 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (10.53%) CISA
7 2 (10.53%) SSCP
7 2 (10.53%) Windows
7 2 (10.53%) GCIA
7 2 (10.53%) GCIH
7 2 (10.53%) GCFA
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.53%) Network Architecture
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement

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 3 (15.79%) Akamai
2 1 (5.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (15.79%) Network Security
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) HTTP
4 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
4 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (5.26%) SMTP
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) Cyber Defence
1 2 (10.53%) Cyberthreat
1 2 (10.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (5.26%) PKI
2 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (36.84%) Information Security
2 4 (21.05%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 4 (21.05%) Security Operations
3 3 (15.79%) Data Loss Prevention
3 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
3 3 (15.79%) SIEM
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.53%) Contract Negotiation
4 2 (10.53%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security Governance
4 2 (10.53%) Network Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (10.53%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (10.53%) Threat Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (5.26%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.26%) Python
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) CISSP
2 3 (15.79%) CISM
3 2 (10.53%) CISA
3 2 (10.53%) GCFA
3 2 (10.53%) GCIA
3 2 (10.53%) GCIH
3 2 (10.53%) OSCP
3 2 (10.53%) SSCP
4 1 (5.26%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.26%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (5.26%) MCSA
4 1 (5.26%) MCSE
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.26%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) NIST
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Palo Alto
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) Barracuda Networks
4 3 (15.79%) F5
5 2 (10.53%) Darktrace
6 1 (5.26%) ArcSight
6 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.26%) FireEye
6 1 (5.26%) LogRhythm
6 1 (5.26%) Proofpoint
6 1 (5.26%) SAP
6 1 (5.26%) Splunk