Period
to 16 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Security Consultant was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 16 December 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 59 63
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 14 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.94% 0.92% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 0.96% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Swindon median daily rate £438 £544 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.54% -1.14% +22.22%
10th Percentile £366 £444 £500
90th Percentile £519 £625 £600
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £600 £413
% change year-on-year -20.83% +45.45% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Contract vacancies in Swindon with a recognized job title 674 624 817
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.48% 95.27% 93.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 457 603
Swindon median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - -2.32%
10th Percentile £288 £256 £253
90th Percentile £575 £575 £532
Wiltshire median daily rate £420 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +8.39% +3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 31
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £21.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +21.46% -12.53%
10th Percentile £13.00 £18.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £30.25 £24.55 £41.50
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.25 £38.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year -29.22% +77.01% -3.33%

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in Swindon

Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Consultant in Swindon

Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Consultant in Swindon over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Consultant in Swindon

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Swindon region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 9 (64.29%) Law
1 9 (64.29%) Data Centre
1 9 (64.29%) Programme Delivery
2 6 (42.86%) Kubernetes
2 6 (42.86%) Terraform
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) OWASP
3 5 (35.71%) CISSP
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) Network Security
4 2 (14.29%) Information Security
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Banking
4 2 (14.29%) Security Hardening
4 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (7.14%) CCIE Security
5 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (7.14%) Data Privacy
5 1 (7.14%) AWS Certification
5 1 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (7.14%) GDPR
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) CISMP
5 1 (7.14%) JNCIA
5 1 (7.14%) JNCIS

Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
General
1 9 (64.29%) Law
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Programme Delivery
2 6 (42.86%) OWASP
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) Security Hardening
4 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Privacy
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) Data Security
4 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance
4 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) AWS Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCIE
2 1 (7.14%) CCIE Security
2 1 (7.14%) CISA
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CISM
2 1 (7.14%) CISMP
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) JNCIA
2 1 (7.14%) JNCIP
2 1 (7.14%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) GDPR
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Kubernetes
1 6 (42.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Juniper
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft