The median contractor rate for a Security Consultant was £538 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Consultant
England / Yorkshire
Rank 100 122 133
Rank change year-on-year +22 +11  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 26 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.22% 0.46% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 0.48% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 2
Median daily rate £538 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.63% +7.81%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.00 -

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 2066 2704 2497
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.00% 96.43% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1274 1783 1575
Median daily rate £400 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 113 135
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +12.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £40.20 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Consultant in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 3 months to 23 March 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
South Yorkshire +8 13 £525 +28.04%
West Yorkshire +9 9 £500 -0.94%
North Yorkshire +9 1 £575 +39.39%
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 14 (35.90%) Information Security
2 13 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (28.21%) Finance
4 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (20.51%) Security Architecture
6 7 (17.95%) CyberArk
6 7 (17.95%) Secure Coding
6 7 (17.95%) CESG
6 7 (17.95%) Risk Management
7 6 (15.38%) Firewall
7 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 6 (15.38%) PCI DSS
8 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (12.82%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (12.82%) CLAS
8 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
8 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (12.82%) CESG CLAS
8 5 (12.82%) Banking
9 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis
9 4 (10.26%) Client/Server
9 4 (10.26%) LAN
9 4 (10.26%) Office 365
9 4 (10.26%) PCI QSA
10 3 (7.69%) Information Assurance
10 3 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (7.69%) F5
10 3 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (7.69%) CISSP

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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 (2.56%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.56%) SAP GRC
1 1 (2.56%) SAP HCM
1 1 (2.56%) SAP HR
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.56%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) Firewall
2 4 (10.26%) LAN
3 2 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (5.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.56%) SAP BW
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Military
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Electronics
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) CESG
2 5 (12.82%) CESG CLAS
2 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.26%) Client/Server
4 3 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (5.13%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.56%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Information Security
2 13 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (20.51%) Security Architecture
5 7 (17.95%) Risk Management
5 7 (17.95%) Secure Coding
6 5 (12.82%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis
8 3 (7.69%) Information Assurance
8 3 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.13%) Data Security
9 2 (5.13%) Load Balancing
9 2 (5.13%) Migration
9 2 (5.13%) OWASP
9 2 (5.13%) SDLC
9 2 (5.13%) Security Operations
9 2 (5.13%) SIEM
9 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) CLAS
3 4 (10.26%) PCI QSA
4 3 (7.69%) CISSP
5 2 (5.13%) BC Cleared
5 2 (5.13%) CISA
5 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.56%) CISM
6 1 (2.56%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (2.56%) CRISC
6 1 (2.56%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (15.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.56%) BS25999
3 1 (2.56%) COBIT
3 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.56%) GDPR
3 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) CyberArk
2 3 (7.69%) Cisco
2 3 (7.69%) F5
3 2 (5.13%) Palo Alto
3 2 (5.13%) SAP