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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Consultant
Rank 235 222 252
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Consultant 7 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.077% 0.11% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.12% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.00
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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
8422 8223 9197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.07% 92.95% 91.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4694 4342 4273
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 505 638
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security Consultant across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Network Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 August 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
Buckinghamshire 0 2 £325 -35.00%
Berkshire - 2 £448 -
Kent - - - -
Network Security Consultant
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Network Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 14 (93.33%) Network Security
2 12 (80.00%) Firewall
2 12 (80.00%) Cisco
3 11 (73.33%) CheckPoint
4 9 (60.00%) Juniper
4 9 (60.00%) F5
5 7 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (46.67%) CCNP
6 6 (40.00%) Blue Coat
6 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (33.33%) OSPF
8 4 (26.67%) CCIE
8 4 (26.67%) Information Security
8 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
8 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
8 4 (26.67%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (20.00%) FortiGate
9 3 (20.00%) Network Management
9 3 (20.00%) BIG-IP
9 3 (20.00%) SNMP
9 3 (20.00%) VPN
9 3 (20.00%) Apache
9 3 (20.00%) VoIP
9 3 (20.00%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (20.00%) CISSP
10 2 (13.33%) MPLS
10 2 (13.33%) BGP
10 2 (13.33%) TACACS

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) Network Security
2 12 (80.00%) Firewall
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (33.33%) OSPF
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (20.00%) BIG-IP
6 3 (20.00%) VoIP
6 3 (20.00%) SNMP
6 3 (20.00%) VPN
7 2 (13.33%) SSL
7 2 (13.33%) MPLS
7 2 (13.33%) IPsec
7 2 (13.33%) BGP
7 2 (13.33%) TACACS
7 2 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (13.33%) Junos
8 1 (6.67%) FWSM
8 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (6.67%) NetScreen
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Information Security
1 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
2 3 (20.00%) Network Management
3 2 (13.33%) Cyber Security
3 2 (13.33%) Network Design
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Security
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) SIEM
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) CCNP
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) CCIE
4 3 (20.00%) CISSP
4 3 (20.00%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (13.33%) CCSA
5 2 (13.33%) CCNA
6 1 (6.67%) CCSE
6 1 (6.67%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
1 1 (6.67%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Snort
1 1 (6.67%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) CheckPoint
3 9 (60.00%) Juniper
3 9 (60.00%) F5
4 6 (40.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (6.67%) Sourcefire
5 1 (6.67%) TippingPoint
5 1 (6.67%) Nokia
5 1 (6.67%) Websense