Period
to 23 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Security Consultant was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

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 Consultant
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 90 68
Rank change year-on-year +25 -22 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 15 5 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.42% 0.38% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 0.40% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 14
Wiltshire median daily rate £438 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.26% +14.71% -17.07%
10th Percentile £390 £439 £328
90th Percentile £537 £531 £550
South West median daily rate £450 £513 £430
% change year-on-year -12.20% +19.19% -5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £42.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. 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
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies in Wiltshire with a recognized job title 987 1,249 1,264
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.64% 94.69% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 819 877
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £270 £237 £230
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South West median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 39 42
Wiltshire median hourly rate £28.75 £38.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.32% +40.00% +62.60%
10th Percentile £15.70 £13.16 £12.50
90th Percentile £45.66 £43.90 £47.24
South West median hourly rate £27.00 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.95% +1.33% +85.78%

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in Wiltshire

Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Consultant in Wiltshire

Security Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 23 May 2018. 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
Swindon +14 11 £481 -1.28%
Corsham - 2 £400 -
Security Consultant
South West

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, Security Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wiltshire region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 8 (53.33%) CISSP
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Law
2 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
2 7 (46.67%) Programme Delivery
3 6 (40.00%) Banking
3 6 (40.00%) Security Hardening
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (13.33%) SIEM
4 2 (13.33%) Office 365
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Network Security
5 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
5 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (6.67%) OWASP
5 1 (6.67%) SaaS
5 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (6.67%) CISMP
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Statistics
5 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (6.67%) Release Management
5 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Prime

Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) BGP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) MPLS
2 1 (6.67%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Law
3 6 (40.00%) Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Legal
4 1 (6.67%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Programme Delivery
2 6 (40.00%) Security Hardening
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security
3 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (13.33%) SIEM
4 1 (6.67%) Data Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Privacy
4 1 (6.67%) Data Security
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) OWASP
4 1 (6.67%) Release Management
4 1 (6.67%) Secure Coding
4 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Statistics
4 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (6.67%) CISMP
2 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) GDPR
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (6.67%) HockeyApp
1 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
1 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto