Period
to 17 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Security Consultant was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 17 August 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 156 177
Rank change year-on-year -6 +21 +40
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 33 27 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.67% 0.64% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.66% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 27
Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% +2.70%
10th Percentile £455 £453 £390
90th Percentile £593 £613 £575
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £53.44 £46.50
% change year-on-year -20.46% +14.91% -22.50%

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 4,745 4,108 5,595
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 97.09% 96.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,160 2,641 3,756
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £255 £263
90th Percentile £538 £545 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 129 169
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.56 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.35% -3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £9.63 £8.90 £8.92
90th Percentile £42.73 £29.03 £28.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +0.01% -2.63% +6.83%

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 17 August 2018.

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 17 August 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
West Yorkshire +3 23 £525 -4.55%
South Yorkshire -15 8 £575 +9.52%
North Yorkshire +5 2 - -
Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 Yorkshire region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 12 (36.36%) Information Security
2 11 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (30.30%) CISSP
3 10 (30.30%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (27.27%) Finance
4 9 (27.27%) CISM
5 8 (24.24%) Security Architecture
6 7 (21.21%) SOA
7 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (18.18%) SIEM
7 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 6 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (15.15%) SDLC
8 5 (15.15%) Retail
8 5 (15.15%) Security Operations
9 4 (12.12%) .NET
9 4 (12.12%) Web Services
9 4 (12.12%) McAfee
9 4 (12.12%) GDPR
9 4 (12.12%) Network Security
10 3 (9.09%) Data Protection
10 3 (9.09%) PCI DSS
10 3 (9.09%) Change Control
10 3 (9.09%) Functional Testing
10 3 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (9.09%) CyberArk
10 3 (9.09%) Privileged Access Management
10 3 (9.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 3 (9.09%) Data Privacy

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 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Network Security
2 3 (9.09%) Firewall
3 2 (6.06%) SMS
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (3.03%) Internet
4 1 (3.03%) S/MIME
4 1 (3.03%) SSL
4 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) AppScan
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
1 4 (12.12%) Web Services
2 2 (6.06%) SailPoint
3 1 (3.03%) JSON
3 1 (3.03%) Regular Expression
3 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) AIX
2 1 (3.03%) CentOS
2 1 (3.03%) HPUX
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Solaris
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Information Security
2 10 (30.30%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (24.24%) Security Architecture
4 7 (21.21%) SOA
5 6 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (18.18%) SIEM
5 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (15.15%) SDLC
6 5 (15.15%) Security Operations
7 3 (9.09%) Change Control
7 3 (9.09%) Data Privacy
7 3 (9.09%) Data Protection
7 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.09%) Functional Testing
7 3 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Privileged Access Management
7 3 (9.09%) Secure Coding
7 3 (9.09%) Validation
7 3 (9.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) C#
2 2 (6.06%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) Perl
3 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) CISSP
2 9 (27.27%) CISM
3 2 (6.06%) CISA
3 2 (6.06%) CRISC
3 2 (6.06%) CSSLP
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) GIAC
3 2 (6.06%) GSSP-.NET
3 2 (6.06%) GSSP-JAVA
3 2 (6.06%) GWAPT
3 2 (6.06%) ISACA
4 1 (3.03%) GCIA
4 1 (3.03%) GCIH
4 1 (3.03%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (12.12%) GDPR
4 3 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Nessus
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.03%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) McAfee
2 3 (9.09%) CyberArk
3 2 (6.06%) ForeScout
4 1 (3.03%) ArcSight
4 1 (3.03%) BeyondTrust
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco
4 1 (3.03%) LogRhythm
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.03%) Splunk