The median contractor rate for a Senior Security Consultant was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Security Consultant
UK
Rank 575 636 617
Rank change year-on-year +61 -19  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Security Consultant 18 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.015% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.016% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
Median daily rate £413 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £431 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £763 £795 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £440 -
% change year-on-year +19.31% -  
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 42948 50649 50145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.81% 95.19% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27820 32762 30258
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1586 1994
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Senior Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Security Consultant in the UK

Senior Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Security Consultant in the UK

Senior Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Security Consultant over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Security Consultant in the UK

Senior 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 Senior Security Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 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 +37 15 £413 -8.33% 6
North West +33 7 - -
Cheshire - 5 - -
London +33 3 £188 -61.53% 5
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - -
Berkshire +26 2 £525 -46.15%
South East +20 2 £525 -46.15% 1
Manchester +15 2 - -
Reading - 2 £525 -
City of London - 2 £188 - 2
East of England -2 1 £300 -30.63%
Essex - 1 £300 -
Yorkshire - 1 £1,000 -

Senior Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Senior 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 Senior Security Consultant in the job title.

1 16 (48.48%) Information Security
2 10 (30.30%) Security Management
2 10 (30.30%) Security Architecture
2 10 (30.30%) Data Centre
3 9 (27.27%) Network Security
4 8 (24.24%) GIS
4 8 (24.24%) CheckPoint
4 8 (24.24%) Cisco
4 8 (24.24%) Banking
4 8 (24.24%) Financial Institution
4 8 (24.24%) Finance
4 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (24.24%) Internal Audit
4 8 (24.24%) F5
4 8 (24.24%) IT Strategy
5 7 (21.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 7 (21.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 7 (21.21%) Law
5 7 (21.21%) CISM
5 7 (21.21%) BIG-IP
5 7 (21.21%) CISSP
5 7 (21.21%) DNS
6 6 (18.18%) CISA
7 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (15.15%) SAP
7 5 (15.15%) CRM
7 5 (15.15%) Retail
7 5 (15.15%) Data Protection
7 5 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (15.15%) Degree

Senior Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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 4 (12.12%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
1 4 (12.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.03%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (12.12%) Office 365
2 4 (12.12%) Yammer
3 2 (6.06%) IaaS
3 2 (6.06%) PaaS
3 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) Network Security
2 7 (21.21%) BIG-IP
2 7 (21.21%) DNS
2 7 (21.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 7 (21.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (12.12%) Firewall
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (6.06%) FTP
5 2 (6.06%) Internet
5 2 (6.06%) LAN
5 2 (6.06%) VoIP
5 2 (6.06%) WAN
5 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (6.06%) Wireless
5 2 (6.06%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) GIS
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) SAP BW
General
1 8 (24.24%) Banking
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
1 8 (24.24%) Financial Institution
2 7 (21.21%) Law
3 5 (15.15%) Retail
4 2 (6.06%) Legal
5 1 (3.03%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) COM
2 1 (3.03%) SAP Basis
2 1 (3.03%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) CCTV
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) NHS
2 2 (6.06%) SCADA
2 2 (6.06%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.03%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Information Security
2 10 (30.30%) Security Architecture
2 10 (30.30%) Security Management
3 8 (24.24%) Internal Audit
3 8 (24.24%) IT Strategy
4 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (15.15%) CRM
4 5 (15.15%) Data Protection
5 4 (12.12%) Case Management
5 4 (12.12%) Data Management
5 4 (12.12%) Document Management
5 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
6 3 (9.09%) Security Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Threat Modelling
7 2 (6.06%) Change Management
7 2 (6.06%) Cryptography
7 2 (6.06%) Email Filtering
7 2 (6.06%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (6.06%) Information Security Management
7 2 (6.06%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) CISM
1 7 (21.21%) CISSP
2 6 (18.18%) CISA
3 5 (15.15%) Degree
4 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) CRISC
6 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.03%) Web Application Security Consortium
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) CheckPoint
1 8 (24.24%) Cisco
1 8 (24.24%) F5
2 5 (15.15%) SAP
3 4 (12.12%) Infor
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle
3 4 (12.12%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (9.09%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto
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