Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Lead Security Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 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.

Lead Security Consultant
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 884 877 884
Rank change year-on-year -7 +7 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Security Consultant 5 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.009% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.009% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 16
UK median daily rate £450 £538 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.28% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £435 £425 £463
90th Percentile £580 £575 £719
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +22.22% -5.26% +10.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96790 100139 109026
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.77% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63814 65329 69364
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +1.98% +4.60% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2894 3317 4130
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.74 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.37% - +8.29%

Lead Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Security Consultant in the UK

Lead Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Security Consultant in the UK

Lead Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Security Consultant over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lead Security Consultant in the UK

Lead Security Consultant
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Security Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
England +38 5 £450 -16.28% 1
London -9 4 £450 -19.10%
UK excluding London +32 1 £550 +22.22% 1
East of England - 1 £550 -

Lead Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Lead 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 featuring Lead Security Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (40.00%) Java EE
2 2 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Synopsys
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Database Security
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) Secure Coding
2 2 (40.00%) Source Code Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) COBOL
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (40.00%) Blackberry

Lead Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (20.00%) IaaS
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Android
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Database Security
1 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) Secure Coding
1 2 (40.00%) Source Code Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Creative Thinking
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) COBOL
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISA
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Synopsys
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto