The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Network Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Consultant
Rank 632 601 587
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Consultant 24 26 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.048% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.050% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 25
Median daily rate £450 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £300 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £494 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £400 £369
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51683 51537 49827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.72% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 33740 31811 30809
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 2054 2097
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Network Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Network Security Consultant in the job title.

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 27 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -24 24 £450 +12.50% 7
London -6 8 £513 +5.12% 3
South East -15 7 £525 +27.27%
North West -12 4 - - 2
Berkshire -9 3 £528 +27.87%
Manchester -16 3 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +8 2 £430 -
East of England +5 2 £430 - 1
Cambridge 0 2 £430 -
Reading -3 2 £530 -
West Midlands -10 2 - - 1
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £445 -
Warwick - 2 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £445 -
South West - 1 £290 -
Wiltshire - 1 £290 -

Network Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Network 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 featuring Network Security Consultant in the job title.

1 34 (82.93%) Network Security
2 28 (68.29%) Cisco
3 27 (65.85%) Firewall
4 20 (48.78%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (43.90%) CCIE
5 18 (43.90%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (39.02%) CheckPoint
7 12 (29.27%) Juniper
7 12 (29.27%) CCNP
8 10 (24.39%) LAN
8 10 (24.39%) F5
9 8 (19.51%) Finance
10 7 (17.07%) Migration
10 7 (17.07%) WAN
10 7 (17.07%) VPN
10 7 (17.07%) CCNA
11 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
11 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
12 5 (12.20%) FortiGate
12 5 (12.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
12 5 (12.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 5 (12.20%) Sourcefire
12 5 (12.20%) Wireless
13 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
13 4 (9.76%) Information Security
13 4 (9.76%) CISSP
13 4 (9.76%) Fortinet
13 4 (9.76%) Cisco PIX
14 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing

Network Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 1 (2.44%) Apache
1 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (82.93%) Network Security
2 27 (65.85%) Firewall
3 18 (43.90%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (24.39%) LAN
5 7 (17.07%) VPN
5 7 (17.07%) WAN
6 5 (12.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (12.20%) Wireless
7 4 (9.76%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (7.32%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (7.32%) DHCP
8 3 (7.32%) DNS
8 3 (7.32%) NetScreen
9 2 (4.88%) BGP
9 2 (4.88%) EIGRP
9 2 (4.88%) Internet
9 2 (4.88%) IPsec
9 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
9 2 (4.88%) VoIP
9 2 (4.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Dutch Language
3 1 (2.44%) French Language
3 1 (2.44%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.44%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) CentOS
2 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Migration
2 4 (9.76%) Information Security
3 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
3 3 (7.32%) Network Design
4 2 (4.88%) Change Control
4 2 (4.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.44%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (2.44%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.44%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.44%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.44%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (2.44%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (2.44%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.44%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.44%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (2.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (48.78%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (43.90%) CCIE
3 12 (29.27%) CCNP
4 7 (17.07%) CCNA
5 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
5 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
6 4 (9.76%) CISSP
7 3 (7.32%) CISM
8 2 (4.88%) CCSA
8 2 (4.88%) CCSE
8 2 (4.88%) CCSP
8 2 (4.88%) CEH
8 2 (4.88%) CISA
9 1 (2.44%) CCDE
9 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.44%) GPG13
3 1 (2.44%) ISO 14001
3 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) Snort
3 1 (2.44%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (2.44%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 28 (68.29%) Cisco
2 16 (39.02%) CheckPoint
3 12 (29.27%) Juniper
4 10 (24.39%) F5
5 5 (12.20%) Sourcefire
6 4 (9.76%) Fortinet
7 3 (7.32%) Palo Alto
7 3 (7.32%) VMware
8 2 (4.88%) Forcepoint
8 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.44%) Aruba
9 1 (2.44%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.44%) HP
9 1 (2.44%) Infoblox
9 1 (2.44%) IronPort
9 1 (2.44%) Oracle
9 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.44%) Sonus
9 1 (2.44%) Sophos
9 1 (2.44%) Symantec