The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Security Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Consultant
Rank 579 552 572
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Consultant 25 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.025% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.027% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 7
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£382 £376 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.39% +0.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £306 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £483 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50489 47277 53592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.50% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30654 27660 29863
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2004 2139 2724
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Network Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Network Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Security Consultant within the UK.

Network Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Network Security Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Network Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Network Security Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Security Consultant within the UK.

Network Security Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Network Security Consultant
Top 21 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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
England +6 25 £382 +1.39% 5
London +19 10 £450 +9.09% 1
South East -24 7 £330 -18.01% 1
East of England - 5 £350 - 1
Bedfordshire - 4 £350 - 1
Berkshire - 4 £338 -
Reading - 3 £325 -
City of London +11 2 £531 +6.25%
West Midlands -9 1 £313 -8.08%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £330 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £330 -
Bedford - 1 £350 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £313 -
Bracknell - 1 £470 -
Leeds - - - -
Slough - - - -
Wrexham - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
North Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -

Network Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 37 (92.50%) Network Security
2 36 (90.00%) Cisco
3 29 (72.50%) CheckPoint
4 28 (70.00%) Firewall
5 22 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (55.00%) CCNP
6 15 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (35.00%) Juniper
8 13 (32.50%) F5
9 12 (30.00%) Blue Coat
10 11 (27.50%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (25.00%) CCSE
12 9 (22.50%) HP
13 8 (20.00%) OSPF
13 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
13 8 (20.00%) Load Balancing
14 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
14 7 (17.50%) Windows
14 7 (17.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 6 (15.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
15 6 (15.00%) LAN
15 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
15 6 (15.00%) CCIE
15 6 (15.00%) BGP
15 6 (15.00%) Finance
15 6 (15.00%) VMware
15 6 (15.00%) CCSA
15 6 (15.00%) Information Security
15 6 (15.00%) CISSP

Network Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 4 (10.00%) IIS
2 3 (7.50%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 37 (92.50%) Network Security
2 28 (70.00%) Firewall
3 15 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (27.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (20.00%) OSPF
6 7 (17.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (15.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 6 (15.00%) BGP
7 6 (15.00%) LAN
7 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (12.50%) VPN
8 5 (12.50%) VLAN
9 4 (10.00%) BIG-IP
9 4 (10.00%) NAS
9 4 (10.00%) SAN
9 4 (10.00%) SNMP
9 4 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (7.50%) WAN
10 3 (7.50%) VoIP
10 3 (7.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
2 6 (15.00%) Finance
3 4 (10.00%) Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Local Government
5 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.50%) International Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Retail
5 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Economics
1 4 (10.00%) Psychology
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.50%) UNIX
4 2 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (15.00%) Information Security
3 5 (12.50%) Migration
3 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 5 (12.50%) Network Management
4 4 (10.00%) Market Research
4 4 (10.00%) Network Design
5 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.50%) Change Management
6 2 (5.00%) ITIL
6 2 (5.00%) Security Architecture
6 2 (5.00%) Network Architecture
6 2 (5.00%) Change Control
6 2 (5.00%) Cyber Security
7 1 (2.50%) B2B
7 1 (2.50%) Project Management
7 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.50%) Data Security
7 1 (2.50%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.50%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (55.00%) CCNP
1 22 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (25.00%) CCSE
3 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (15.00%) CISSP
4 6 (15.00%) CCSA
4 6 (15.00%) CCIE
5 5 (12.50%) CCNA
6 4 (10.00%) CCDP
7 3 (7.50%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (7.50%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.50%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.50%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.50%) GPG13
2 3 (7.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.50%) COBIT
3 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Snort
1 3 (7.50%) Squid
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) OpenView
1 3 (7.50%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (7.50%) Cacti
1 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds Orion
1 3 (7.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 36 (90.00%) Cisco
2 29 (72.50%) CheckPoint
3 14 (35.00%) Juniper
4 13 (32.50%) F5
5 12 (30.00%) Blue Coat
6 9 (22.50%) HP
7 6 (15.00%) VMware
8 5 (12.50%) McAfee
9 4 (10.00%) Sourcefire
9 4 (10.00%) Dell
9 4 (10.00%) SonicWALL
9 4 (10.00%) NETGEAR
10 3 (7.50%) Fortinet
10 3 (7.50%) Websense
11 2 (5.00%) Symantec
11 2 (5.00%) Brocade
11 2 (5.00%) Citrix
11 2 (5.00%) Nokia
11 2 (5.00%) TippingPoint
11 2 (5.00%) MobileIron
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