Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Security Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 161 198
Rank change year-on-year +24 +37 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 47 46 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.06% 0.84% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.88% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 13
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +28.38%
10th Percentile £375 £392 £358
90th Percentile £618 £660 £498
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £60.87 £48.45 -
% change year-on-year +25.63% - -

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 4288 5241 5815
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 96.17% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2841 3361 3873
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £250
90th Percentile £545 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 200 316
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.58 £14.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.11% +2.98% +0.70%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.49 £9.00
90th Percentile £39.48 £29.63 £28.88
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

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 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +30 34 £525 -4.55% 6
South Yorkshire +3 12 £525 +10.53%
Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 25 (53.19%) Information Security
2 19 (40.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (27.66%) GDPR
4 12 (25.53%) Data Protection
4 12 (25.53%) SIEM
4 12 (25.53%) Finance
5 10 (21.28%) CISSP
6 9 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (19.15%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (17.02%) Data Privacy
7 8 (17.02%) CISA
7 8 (17.02%) Unix
8 7 (14.89%) Threat Modelling
8 7 (14.89%) Data Centre
8 7 (14.89%) PKI
9 6 (12.77%) Threat Intelligence
9 6 (12.77%) Programme Delivery
9 6 (12.77%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (10.64%) Risk Management
10 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (10.64%) Security Architecture
10 5 (10.64%) Vulnerability Management
11 4 (8.51%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (8.51%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 4 (8.51%) Firewall
11 4 (8.51%) CISM
11 4 (8.51%) Mainframe
11 4 (8.51%) Windows
11 4 (8.51%) Linux
11 4 (8.51%) Java

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 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) OpenDNS
2 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) Firewall
2 3 (6.38%) DNS
3 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.13%) HTTP
4 1 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) Maltego
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Banking
2 3 (6.38%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.13%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Data Centre
1 7 (14.89%) PKI
2 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.51%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (8.51%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.26%) Clustering
4 2 (4.26%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.26%) Replication
4 2 (4.26%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.13%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Unix
2 4 (8.51%) Linux
2 4 (8.51%) Windows
3 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) Information Security
2 12 (25.53%) Data Protection
2 12 (25.53%) SIEM
3 9 (19.15%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (17.02%) Data Privacy
5 7 (14.89%) Threat Modelling
6 6 (12.77%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (12.77%) Programme Delivery
6 6 (12.77%) Threat Intelligence
7 5 (10.64%) Risk Management
7 5 (10.64%) Security Architecture
7 5 (10.64%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (8.51%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 3 (6.38%) Cyber Intelligence
9 3 (6.38%) IT Audit
9 3 (6.38%) Project Management
9 3 (6.38%) SDLC
9 3 (6.38%) Security Management
9 3 (6.38%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) Java
2 3 (6.38%) C++
3 2 (4.26%) Perl
3 2 (4.26%) Python
4 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) CISSP
2 8 (17.02%) CISA
3 4 (8.51%) CISM
4 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (40.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (27.66%) GDPR
3 1 (2.13%) COBIT
3 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.13%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.26%) Puppet
2 1 (2.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle
2 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.13%) CyberArk
3 1 (2.13%) Splunk