Period
to 13 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Security Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 70 78
Rank change year-on-year -25 +8 0
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 14 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.82% 1.55% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.63% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 8
Wiltshire median daily rate £500 £475 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -17.39% +31.43%
10th Percentile £455 £395 £495
90th Percentile £638 £548 £625
South West median daily rate £469 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +8.11%
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 1,618 1,165 1,204
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 95.02% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,058 779 834
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -
10th Percentile £270 £268 £224
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 27 25
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.85 £34.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.42% -0.71% +62.79%
10th Percentile £14.37 £13.00 £14.60
90th Percentile £47.50 £40.75 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £39.50 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +21.54% +30.00% -9.09%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Consultant in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 13 November 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 -13 11 £525 +50.00% 1
Trowbridge - 1 £463 -
Security Consultant
South West

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

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 6 (42.86%) CISSP
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) VPN
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Law
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (21.43%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Security Hardening
2 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (21.43%) Security Operations
2 3 (21.43%) Programme Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) OSSEC
3 2 (14.29%) Qualys
3 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) SIEM
3 2 (14.29%) FortiGate
3 2 (14.29%) CyberArk
3 2 (14.29%) LogRhythm
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) Snort
3 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (14.29%) CISM

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 3 (21.43%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
1 3 (21.43%) VPN
2 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security
General
1 3 (21.43%) Banking
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
1 3 (21.43%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) OAuth
1 1 (7.14%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) CESG
3 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (21.43%) Programme Delivery
1 3 (21.43%) Security Hardening
1 3 (21.43%) Security Operations
1 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (14.29%) Information Security
2 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
2 2 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (7.14%) B2C
3 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Privileged Access Management
3 1 (7.14%) Security Management
3 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Statistics
3 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) CISSP
2 2 (14.29%) CISM
3 1 (7.14%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (7.14%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.14%) GDPR
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) FortiGate
1 2 (14.29%) OSSEC
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (7.14%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 2 (14.29%) CyberArk
2 2 (14.29%) LogRhythm
2 2 (14.29%) Qualys
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Facebook
3 1 (7.14%) Google
3 1 (7.14%) SAP