The median contractor rate for a Lead Security Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 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.

Lead Security Consultant
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 593 639 635
Rank change year-on-year +46 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Security Consultant 9 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.007% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.008% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Median daily rate £500 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -2.63%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £463 £475
% change year-on-year +18.91% -2.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44357 51050 53273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28704 33277 33414
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1368 1510 2064
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Lead Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Lead Security Consultant in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lead Security Consultant in the UK

Lead Security Consultant
Top 14 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 3 months to 23 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
England +36 8 £475 +2.70%
London +5 2 £450 +2.85%
Cheshire - 2 - -
East Anglia - 2 £650 -
North West - 2 - -
East of England - 2 £650 -
West Midlands +14 1 £425 -8.10%
Scotland - 1 £550 -
South East - 1 £500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £425 -
Warwick - 1 £425 -
Berkshire - 1 £500 -
Bracknell - 1 £500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £550 -

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Perl
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) C
3 2 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) COBOL
3 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) CISSP
3 2 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (20.00%) CISM
3 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) Android
3 2 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby
3 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) SAP BW
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (20.00%) Java EE
2 1 (10.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Basis
2 1 (10.00%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (20.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Android
2 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Database Security
1 2 (20.00%) Information Security
1 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
1 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (20.00%) Secure Coding
1 2 (20.00%) Source Code Analysis
1 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
1 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (20.00%) Virtual Team Management
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Security
2 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) COBOL
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
2 2 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Ruby
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CISM
1 2 (20.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Synopsys
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Splunk