Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Security Consultant was £538 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.

Technical Security Consultant
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 859 864 875
Rank change year-on-year +5 +11 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Security Consultant 30 22 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.021% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.022% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 19
UK median daily rate £538 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +7.69% -11.36%
10th Percentile £413 £432 £406
90th Percentile £625 £582 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £550 £500
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -16.67%
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%

Technical Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Security Consultant in the UK

Technical Security Consultant
Top 7 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 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 +48 28 £550 +4.76%
UK excluding London +38 19 £550 -
London -3 11 £450 -14.29%
East of England -17 7 - -
South West +15 6 £550 -
South East +12 4 £600 +9.09%
Scotland - 2 £525 -

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (46.67%) Information Security
3 11 (36.67%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (33.33%) OWASP
4 10 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 9 (30.00%) Management Information System
6 8 (26.67%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (26.67%) Finance
6 8 (26.67%) Unix
6 8 (26.67%) CISSP
6 8 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (26.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
7 7 (23.33%) Programme Delivery
7 7 (23.33%) NIST 800
7 7 (23.33%) Waterfall
7 7 (23.33%) Law
7 7 (23.33%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (20.00%) JSP 440
8 6 (20.00%) Firewall
8 6 (20.00%) Windows
9 5 (16.67%) SAP
9 5 (16.67%) Big Data
9 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (16.67%) GDPR
10 4 (13.33%) Ansible
10 4 (13.33%) DevOps
10 4 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
10 4 (13.33%) Data Protection
10 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared

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 (10.00%) ArcGIS
1 3 (10.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.33%) IaaS
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) PaaS
2 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) Network Security
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) LAN
3 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.33%) WAN
3 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Big Data
2 3 (10.00%) Apache Hive
2 3 (10.00%) GIS
2 3 (10.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (10.00%) Maven
1 3 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Law
3 3 (10.00%) Electronics
3 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.00%) Marketing
3 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.33%) Hindi Language
4 1 (3.33%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) ModSecurity
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
4 3 (10.00%) PKI
5 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (3.33%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Unix
2 6 (20.00%) Windows
3 3 (10.00%) CentOS
3 3 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (46.67%) Information Security
3 10 (33.33%) OWASP
3 10 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 8 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (26.67%) Risk Assessment
4 8 (26.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (23.33%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (23.33%) Programme Delivery
5 7 (23.33%) Waterfall
6 4 (13.33%) Data Protection
6 4 (13.33%) DevOps
6 4 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (10.00%) Business Transformation
7 3 (10.00%) Cryptography
7 3 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (10.00%) Information Assurance
7 3 (10.00%) Information Management
7 3 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
7 3 (10.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) Dart
2 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.33%) C
2 1 (3.33%) Go
2 1 (3.33%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) Perl
2 1 (3.33%) PHP
2 1 (3.33%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) CISSP
2 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 3 (10.00%) CISM
3 3 (10.00%) CLAS
4 2 (6.67%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) NIST 800
2 6 (20.00%) JSP 440
3 5 (16.67%) GDPR
4 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) SAP
2 3 (10.00%) Cloudera
2 3 (10.00%) ESRI
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.33%) AlgoSec
3 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow