Period
to 22 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Security Consultant was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 154 132 170
Rank change year-on-year -22 +38 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 39 50 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.80% 1.13% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 1.17% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 16
Yorkshire median daily rate £600 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.32% -13.64% +27.91%
10th Percentile £460 £375 £444
90th Percentile £650 £615 £688
England median daily rate £550 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £47.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 4,667 4,272 4,644
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.75% 96.39% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,132 2,811 2,981
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £260 £225 £225
90th Percentile £550 £544 £538
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 152 207
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £15.00 £13.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +7.80% -0.61%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £40.00 £26.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.36 £18.39
% change year-on-year +1.84% -0.12% -0.62%

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in Yorkshire

Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Consultant in Yorkshire

Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Consultant in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Consultant in Yorkshire

Security Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. 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
South Yorkshire +5 23 £650 +36.84% 1
West Yorkshire -34 16 £550 +15.79% 4
Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 Yorkshire region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 22 (56.41%) Cybersecurity
2 17 (43.59%) Information Security
3 14 (35.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (35.90%) Threat Modelling
4 13 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 13 (33.33%) CISSP
5 12 (30.77%) CISM
6 11 (28.21%) SC Cleared
6 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
7 8 (20.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 8 (20.51%) CISA
7 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
7 8 (20.51%) Retail
8 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (17.95%) SOA
8 7 (17.95%) PCI DSS
9 4 (10.26%) ACF2
9 4 (10.26%) Windows
9 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
9 4 (10.26%) Mainframe
9 4 (10.26%) REXX
9 4 (10.26%) zOS
9 4 (10.26%) Internet
9 4 (10.26%) RACF
9 4 (10.26%) JCL
9 4 (10.26%) Finance
9 4 (10.26%) ISPF
9 4 (10.26%) Security Monitoring
9 4 (10.26%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 3 (7.69%) Penetration Testing

Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) IaaS
2 1 (2.56%) PaaS
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Internet
2 2 (5.13%) Firewall
3 1 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.56%) Network Security
3 1 (2.56%) S/MIME
3 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.56%) GoCD
1 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 8 (20.51%) Retail
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
3 3 (7.69%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.13%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) ISPF
2 1 (2.56%) SailPoint
2 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Mainframe
2 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.13%) PKI
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
1 4 (10.26%) zOS
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.56%) Unix
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) Cybersecurity
2 17 (43.59%) Information Security
3 14 (35.90%) Threat Modelling
4 13 (33.33%) Security Architecture
5 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
6 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.95%) SOA
7 4 (10.26%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 4 (10.26%) Security Monitoring
8 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
8 3 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.69%) SIEM
8 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.13%) Change Management
9 2 (5.13%) Data Protection
9 2 (5.13%) Database Security
9 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.13%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) JCL
1 4 (10.26%) REXX
2 3 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.56%) Perl
3 1 (2.56%) Python
3 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) CISSP
2 12 (30.77%) CISM
3 11 (28.21%) SC Cleared
3 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
4 8 (20.51%) CISA
5 2 (5.13%) ISACA
6 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.56%) CCNA
6 1 (2.56%) CCNP
6 1 (2.56%) CCSA
6 1 (2.56%) CCSP
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.56%) CSSLP
6 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (20.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 7 (17.95%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) ACF2
1 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
1 4 (10.26%) RACF
2 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) WMI
2 1 (2.56%) Ansible
2 1 (2.56%) CA Endevor
2 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.56%) Puppet
2 1 (2.56%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) ArcSight
3 1 (2.56%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.56%) CA
3 1 (2.56%) Delphix
3 1 (2.56%) McAfee
3 1 (2.56%) SaltStack
3 1 (2.56%) Splunk
3 1 (2.56%) Symantec