The median contractor rate for a Security Advisor was £750 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 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.

Security Adviser
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 568 626 630
Rank change year-on-year +58 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Advisor 19 26 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.049% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.052% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 4
Median daily rate £750 £550 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +26.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £799 £650 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £724 £550 £435
% change year-on-year +31.68% +26.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
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 43855 50329 53147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.86% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28363 32827 33406
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 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1495 2037
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 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Security Advisor
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Advisor in the UK

Security Advisor
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Advisor in the UK

Security Advisor
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Advisor over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Advisor in the UK

Security Advisor
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Advisor.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Advisor in the UK

Security Advisor
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Advisor within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 +39 16 £750 +36.36% 1
London +10 6 £750 -21.05%
South West +1 4 £799 +33.72%
Wiltshire - 4 £799 -
Corsham - 4 £799 -
Scotland +44 3 £375 -5.06%
Edinburgh +16 3 £375 -5.06%
North West +23 2 £650 +30.00%
Norfolk +3 2 £475 -26.92% 1
Norwich +1 2 £475 -26.92%
East of England -8 2 £475 -26.92% 1
Blackpool - 2 £650 -
City of London - 2 £750 -
Lancashire - 2 £650 -
South East +32 1 - -
Milton Keynes -17 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -21 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -

Security Advisor Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Security Advisor 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 Security Advisor in the job title.

1 22 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (63.64%) Risk Assessment
3 17 (51.52%) Security Cleared
4 16 (48.48%) CESG
5 15 (45.45%) Risk Management
5 15 (45.45%) CISSP
5 15 (45.45%) SC Cleared
6 14 (42.42%) Information Security
7 13 (39.39%) CESG Certified Professional
8 10 (30.30%) Management Information System
8 10 (30.30%) Information Assurance
9 9 (27.27%) ISMS
9 9 (27.27%) RMADS
10 8 (24.24%) Cryptography
10 8 (24.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 7 (21.21%) CLAS
11 7 (21.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (21.21%) DV Cleared
11 7 (21.21%) CISM
12 6 (18.18%) IPsec
13 5 (15.15%) Security Architecture
14 4 (12.12%) Test Strategy
14 4 (12.12%) Kalman Filter
14 4 (12.12%) Data Protection
14 4 (12.12%) PCI DSS
14 4 (12.12%) Wireless
14 4 (12.12%) Project Management
15 3 (9.09%) Internet
15 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
15 3 (9.09%) CESG CLAS

Security Advisor 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 2 (6.06%) IIS
1 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) IPsec
2 4 (12.12%) Wireless
3 3 (9.09%) Internet
4 2 (6.06%) SMTP
5 1 (3.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.09%) Legal
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Middleware
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (48.48%) CESG
2 10 (30.30%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.09%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.06%) PKI
4 2 (6.06%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.03%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
1 2 (6.06%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (63.64%) Risk Assessment
3 15 (45.45%) Risk Management
4 14 (42.42%) Information Security
5 10 (30.30%) Information Assurance
6 9 (27.27%) ISMS
7 8 (24.24%) Cryptography
8 5 (15.15%) Security Architecture
9 4 (12.12%) Data Protection
9 4 (12.12%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (12.12%) Project Management
9 4 (12.12%) Test Strategy
10 3 (9.09%) Security Testing
10 3 (9.09%) User Stories
11 2 (6.06%) Identity Access Management
11 2 (6.06%) IT Governance
11 2 (6.06%) Matrix Management
11 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
11 2 (6.06%) Penetration Testing
11 2 (6.06%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) Security Cleared
2 15 (45.45%) CISSP
2 15 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 13 (39.39%) CESG Certified Professional
4 7 (21.21%) CISM
4 7 (21.21%) CLAS
4 7 (21.21%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (6.06%) IISP
5 2 (6.06%) ISACA
6 1 (3.03%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (3.03%) CCSP
6 1 (3.03%) CISA
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.03%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) RMADS
2 8 (24.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 7 (21.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (12.12%) PCI DSS
5 3 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (6.06%) FedRAMP
6 2 (6.06%) HIPAA
6 2 (6.06%) JSP 440
6 2 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) HP Fortify
1 1 (3.03%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Citrix
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) CyberArk
3 1 (3.03%) Google
3 1 (3.03%) HP
3 1 (3.03%) Imperva
Norfolk
Sanderson
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
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