The median contractor rate for a Technical Security Consultant was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 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.

Technical Security Consultant
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 593 637 637
Rank change year-on-year +44 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Security Consultant 17 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.026% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.027% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 5
Median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  
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 44648 51085 52304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28819 33278 32902
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 1391 1532 1988
Median hourly rate £18.69 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Technical Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Security Consultant in the UK

Technical Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Security Consultant in the UK

Technical Security Consultant
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Security Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 +40 16 £550 +4.76% 2
East of England +5 8 - -
Hertfordshire - 8 - -
South West +1 6 £550 -
Somerset - 3 £575 -
Taunton - 2 £550 -
Scotland +34 1 £525 - 1
Edinburgh +16 1 £525 -
London +8 1 £550 +11.67% 1
Cheshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Technical 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 Technical Security Consultant in the job title.

1 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (68.00%) Information Security
3 16 (64.00%) OWASP
4 14 (56.00%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (56.00%) Risk Assessment
5 13 (52.00%) Law
5 13 (52.00%) Penetration Testing
5 13 (52.00%) Management Information System
5 13 (52.00%) Risk Management
5 13 (52.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 13 (52.00%) Waterfall
5 13 (52.00%) Data Centre
5 13 (52.00%) Programme Delivery
5 13 (52.00%) NIST 800
6 7 (28.00%) Finance
7 6 (24.00%) JSP 440
8 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (20.00%) SIEM
8 5 (20.00%) CISSP
9 4 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (12.00%) Apache Hive
10 3 (12.00%) CentOS
10 3 (12.00%) Information Assurance
10 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (12.00%) nginx
10 3 (12.00%) Hadoop
10 3 (12.00%) DevOps
10 3 (12.00%) Ansible

Technical 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 3 (12.00%) ArcGIS
1 3 (12.00%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
1 2 (8.00%) Network Security
2 1 (4.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (4.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (12.00%) Big Data
1 3 (12.00%) GIS
1 3 (12.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (12.00%) Maven
1 3 (12.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (52.00%) Law
2 7 (28.00%) Finance
3 3 (12.00%) Electronics
3 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (12.00%) Marketing
3 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (52.00%) Data Centre
2 13 (52.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (4.00%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (4.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 1 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.00%) PKI
3 1 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) CentOS
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
1 3 (12.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (68.00%) Information Security
3 16 (64.00%) OWASP
4 14 (56.00%) Risk Assessment
5 13 (52.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 13 (52.00%) Penetration Testing
5 13 (52.00%) Programme Delivery
5 13 (52.00%) Risk Management
5 13 (52.00%) Waterfall
6 5 (20.00%) SIEM
7 4 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (12.00%) DevOps
8 3 (12.00%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (12.00%) Information Assurance
8 3 (12.00%) Information Management
8 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
9 2 (8.00%) Cryptography
9 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (8.00%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Dart
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) CISSP
1 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 3 (12.00%) CLAS
3 2 (8.00%) CISM
4 1 (4.00%) CISA
4 1 (4.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (52.00%) NIST 800
2 6 (24.00%) JSP 440
3 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Docker
2 2 (8.00%) Snort
3 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Cloudera
1 3 (12.00%) ESRI
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (12.00%) SAP
2 2 (8.00%) Splunk
3 1 (4.00%) Juniper
3 1 (4.00%) Sourcefire