Period
to 21 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Security Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 155 184
Rank change year-on-year +27 +29 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 60 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.30% 0.71% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 0.74% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 19
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £550 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.64% +25.00% +10.00%
10th Percentile £375 £438 £337
90th Percentile £608 £675 £538
England median daily rate £520 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £65.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year - +41.30% -22.03%

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 4,425 4,489 5,567
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.74% 96.23% 95.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,931 2,841 3,648
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.30% +8.54%
10th Percentile £233 £234 £247
90th Percentile £538 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 208 272
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +1.38% +6.23%
10th Percentile £9.85 £9.79 £9.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £26.25 £25.45
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.51
% change year-on-year +1.08% -0.05% +12.18%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +27 47 £475 -13.64% 4
South Yorkshire +14 11 £475 -22.45% 1
Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 31 (51.67%) Information Security
2 26 (43.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (35.00%) GDPR
4 15 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 13 (21.67%) Finance
6 12 (20.00%) Data Privacy
7 11 (18.33%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (16.67%) Security Architecture
8 10 (16.67%) CISSP
9 9 (15.00%) SIEM
10 8 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (13.33%) CISA
11 7 (11.67%) CISM
11 7 (11.67%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (11.67%) Retail
11 7 (11.67%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (11.67%) PKI
12 6 (10.00%) Oracle
12 6 (10.00%) Unix
12 6 (10.00%) ForeScout
13 5 (8.33%) IT Audit
13 5 (8.33%) ITIL
13 5 (8.33%) Risk Management
13 5 (8.33%) Firewall
13 5 (8.33%) Information Security Management
13 5 (8.33%) Security Management
13 5 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
14 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
14 3 (5.00%) Data Centre
14 3 (5.00%) SDLC

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) SAP GRC
1 2 (3.33%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) Dropbox
2 1 (1.67%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) Firewall
2 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.33%) WebEx
4 1 (1.67%) DHCP
4 1 (1.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.33%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) AppScan
General
1 13 (21.67%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Retail
3 2 (3.33%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.33%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) PKI
2 3 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Clustering
4 1 (1.67%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Unix
2 3 (5.00%) Windows
3 2 (3.33%) Linux
4 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (51.67%) Information Security
2 15 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 12 (20.00%) Data Privacy
4 11 (18.33%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (16.67%) Security Architecture
6 9 (15.00%) SIEM
7 8 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (11.67%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (11.67%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (8.33%) Information Security Management
9 5 (8.33%) IT Audit
9 5 (8.33%) ITIL
9 5 (8.33%) Risk Management
9 5 (8.33%) Security Management
9 5 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.00%) Mobile Commerce
10 3 (5.00%) Project Management
10 3 (5.00%) SDLC
10 3 (5.00%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.00%) Java
2 2 (3.33%) C++
3 1 (1.67%) Perl
3 1 (1.67%) PHP
3 1 (1.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) CISSP
2 8 (13.33%) CISA
3 7 (11.67%) CISM
4 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (43.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (35.00%) GDPR
3 3 (5.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.33%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.67%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.67%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) HP Fortify
2 1 (1.67%) Nessus
2 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) ForeScout
1 6 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (3.33%) IBM
2 2 (3.33%) McAfee
2 2 (3.33%) SAP
3 1 (1.67%) Ariba
3 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.67%) CyberArk
3 1 (1.67%) Intel
3 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.67%) Splunk