The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Security Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Consultant
Rank 251 236 226
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Consultant 6 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.061% 0.012% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.013% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
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£481 - £341
90% offered a daily rate of more than £466 - £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 - £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £370 £341
% change year-on-year
-18.91% +8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9046 7839 7738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.24% 91.96% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4999 4158 3740
Average daily rate £375 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 471 449 657
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Network Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security Consultant in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Network Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Security Consultant across the South East region.

Network Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Network Security Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Security Consultant across the South East region.

Network Security Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Network Security Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +3 2 - -
Kent - 2 £500 -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Network Security Consultant
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Network Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Network Security Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Security Consultant in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Network Security
2 13 (86.67%) Firewall
3 10 (66.67%) Cisco
4 9 (60.00%) CheckPoint
5 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (53.33%) F5
6 7 (46.67%) Juniper
7 6 (40.00%) Blue Coat
8 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (26.67%) Network Architecture
9 4 (26.67%) Junos
9 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
9 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
9 4 (26.67%) VPN
9 4 (26.67%) MPLS
9 4 (26.67%) OSPF
9 4 (26.67%) BGP
10 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (20.00%) Project Management
10 3 (20.00%) NetScreen
10 3 (20.00%) Change Management
10 3 (20.00%) Finance
10 3 (20.00%) Nokia
10 3 (20.00%) TippingPoint
10 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (13.33%) Cyber Security
11 2 (13.33%) FWSM
11 2 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills

Network Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Network Security Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) Network Security
2 13 (86.67%) Firewall
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (26.67%) Junos
5 4 (26.67%) VPN
5 4 (26.67%) MPLS
5 4 (26.67%) OSPF
5 4 (26.67%) BGP
6 3 (20.00%) NetScreen
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (13.33%) FWSM
7 2 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (13.33%) IPsec
7 2 (13.33%) SSL
7 2 (13.33%) TACACS
8 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
8 1 (6.67%) LAN
8 1 (6.67%) WAN
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Network Architecture
1 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Cyber Security
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) SIEM
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) CCNP
4 1 (6.67%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) CCDA
4 1 (6.67%) CCIE
4 1 (6.67%) CCSE
4 1 (6.67%) JNCIS
4 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (53.33%) F5
4 7 (46.67%) Juniper
5 6 (40.00%) Blue Coat
6 3 (20.00%) Nokia
6 3 (20.00%) TippingPoint
7 2 (13.33%) McAfee
8 1 (6.67%) Sourcefire