Period
to 17 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Security Consultant was £481 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 17 October 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 52 50
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 13 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.63% 1.33% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 1.44% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 7
Swindon median daily rate £481 £350 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -36.36% -
10th Percentile £416 £350 £344
90th Percentile £638 £350 £625
Wiltshire median daily rate £500 £475 £545
% change year-on-year +5.26% -12.84% +24.57%
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 750 626 643
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.10% 92.74% 95.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 450 466
Swindon median daily rate £436 £403 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.39% +7.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £306 £290 £263
90th Percentile £626 £575 £575
Wiltshire median daily rate £445 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +7.88% +10.00% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 4
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.65% +21.43%
10th Percentile £11.54 £12.81 £18.50
90th Percentile £47.00 £31.45 £24.55
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.85 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.59% +4.17% +84.62%

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 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 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 Swindon region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (53.85%) CISSP
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Law
2 6 (46.15%) Banking
2 6 (46.15%) Security Hardening
2 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 6 (46.15%) Programme Delivery
3 4 (30.77%) Security Operations
4 2 (15.38%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security
4 2 (15.38%) CyberArk
4 2 (15.38%) LogRhythm
4 2 (15.38%) Snort
4 2 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 2 (15.38%) Statistics
4 2 (15.38%) Qualys
4 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Network Security
4 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
4 2 (15.38%) OSSEC
4 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) SIEM
4 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (15.38%) Office 365
4 2 (15.38%) FortiGate
4 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall

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 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (15.38%) Network Security
1 2 (15.38%) VPN
General
1 6 (46.15%) Banking
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
1 6 (46.15%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) CESG
3 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Programme Delivery
1 6 (46.15%) Security Hardening
2 4 (30.77%) Security Operations
3 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
3 2 (15.38%) SIEM
3 2 (15.38%) Statistics
3 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Privileged Access Management
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (7.69%) CISM
2 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) FortiGate
1 2 (15.38%) OSSEC
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco
1 2 (15.38%) CyberArk
1 2 (15.38%) LogRhythm
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Qualys
2 1 (7.69%) SAP