The median contractor rate for a Security Consultant was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 23 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.

Security Consultant
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 130 149
Rank change year-on-year +17 +19  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 7 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.35% 0.57% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.59% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 1
Median daily rate £550 £488 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.82% -11.36%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £455
% change year-on-year - +9.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.44 £49.90 £60.00
% change year-on-year +7.08% -16.83%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1953 2719 2786
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 96.78% 96.35% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1265 1868 1870
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 63 110
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +24.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.96 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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
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 3 months to 23 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
West Yorkshire +21 3 £550 +15.78% 2
South Yorkshire 0 3 - -
Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 across the Yorkshire region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 16 (48.48%) Information Security
2 13 (39.39%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (27.27%) Security Architecture
5 8 (24.24%) Risk Management
6 7 (21.21%) Firewall
6 7 (21.21%) CESG
6 7 (21.21%) PCI DSS
6 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
7 6 (18.18%) Secure Coding
7 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
7 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (15.15%) CESG CLAS
8 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (15.15%) CLAS
8 5 (15.15%) Threat Intelligence
9 4 (12.12%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 4 (12.12%) Office 365
9 4 (12.12%) Banking
9 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
9 4 (12.12%) PCI QSA
9 4 (12.12%) Finance
9 4 (12.12%) Client/Server
9 4 (12.12%) LAN
10 3 (9.09%) Cisco
10 3 (9.09%) CISSP
10 3 (9.09%) Data Protection
10 3 (9.09%) BC Cleared

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (12.12%) Office 365
3 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.03%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Firewall
2 4 (12.12%) LAN
3 2 (6.06%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (6.06%) Network Security
4 1 (3.03%) DNS
4 1 (3.03%) HTTP
4 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Maltego
General
1 4 (12.12%) Banking
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) CESG
2 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 5 (15.15%) CESG CLAS
4 4 (12.12%) Client/Server
5 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.06%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
5 2 (6.06%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (3.03%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
6 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Information Security
2 13 (39.39%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (27.27%) Security Architecture
5 8 (24.24%) Risk Management
6 6 (18.18%) Secure Coding
6 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (15.15%) Threat Intelligence
8 4 (12.12%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
9 3 (9.09%) Data Protection
9 3 (9.09%) Information Assurance
9 3 (9.09%) SIEM
10 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
10 2 (6.06%) Migration
10 2 (6.06%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (6.06%) Security Operations
10 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (6.06%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C++
1 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) CLAS
3 4 (12.12%) PCI QSA
4 3 (9.09%) BC Cleared
4 3 (9.09%) CISSP
5 2 (6.06%) CISA
5 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.03%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (21.21%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.06%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (3.03%) BS25999
4 1 (3.03%) GDPR
4 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Cisco
1 3 (9.09%) F5
2 2 (6.06%) Palo Alto
3 1 (3.03%) CyberArk
3 1 (3.03%) SAP