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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Consultant
Rank 621 636 602
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Consultant 27 24 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.041% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.043% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 25
Median daily rate £425 £465 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.60% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £391 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £488 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
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
50559 55175 53302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33062 35242 32521
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1693 2081 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.37 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 30 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 28 September 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 22 £425 -8.60% 5
South East +17 6 £425 -8.60% 1
North West - 6 - -
London -14 4 £400 -16.88% 1
Manchester - 4 - -
Surrey - 4 £425 -
Scotland +9 3 £450 -
Edinburgh - 3 £450 -
South West +11 2 £444 +10.93%
East of England - 2 £500 - 3
Cheshire - 2 - -
Reading +21 1 - -
Wales +19 1 £338 -7.91%
South Wales +15 1 £338 -7.91%
Berkshire +5 1 - -
Gloucestershire +2 1 £375 -6.25%
Isle of Man - 1 £425 -
Essex - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £400 -
Teddington - 1 £550 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £400 -
Cheltenham - 1 £375 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £500 -
Telford - 1 £475 -
Shropshire - 1 £475 -
West Midlands - 1 £475 -
South Coast - 1 £450 -
Bridgend - 1 £338 -
Bristol - 1 £513 -

Network Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 48 (84.21%) Network Security
2 36 (63.16%) Firewall
3 31 (54.39%) Cisco
4 24 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (42.11%) CheckPoint
5 19 (33.33%) CCIE
6 18 (31.58%) Data Centre
7 17 (29.82%) F5
8 14 (24.56%) Finance
9 13 (22.81%) LAN
9 13 (22.81%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (21.05%) Juniper
11 10 (17.54%) CCNP
11 10 (17.54%) WAN
12 8 (14.04%) Windows
13 7 (12.28%) CCNA
13 7 (12.28%) CISSP
13 7 (12.28%) Risk Management
13 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (12.28%) Fortinet
13 7 (12.28%) Information Security
13 7 (12.28%) FortiGate
13 7 (12.28%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 6 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (10.53%) Retail
14 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
14 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
14 6 (10.53%) CISM
14 6 (10.53%) Migration
14 6 (10.53%) TCP/IP

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (84.21%) Network Security
2 36 (63.16%) Firewall
3 13 (22.81%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (22.81%) LAN
4 10 (17.54%) WAN
5 6 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (10.53%) TCP/IP
5 6 (10.53%) VPN
6 5 (8.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (8.77%) MPLS
6 5 (8.77%) Wireless
7 3 (5.26%) BGP
7 3 (5.26%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (5.26%) EIGRP
7 3 (5.26%) FCoE
7 3 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (5.26%) OSPF
7 3 (5.26%) WLAN
8 2 (3.51%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (3.51%) tcpdump
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Retail
3 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.02%) EFT
3 2 (3.51%) CESG
4 1 (1.75%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.75%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.75%) EMV
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Windows
2 5 (8.77%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.26%) Linux
3 3 (5.26%) Unix
4 1 (1.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.28%) Information Security
1 7 (12.28%) Risk Management
1 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (12.28%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 6 (10.53%) Migration
3 5 (8.77%) Load Balancing
3 5 (8.77%) Network Design
3 5 (8.77%) SIEM
3 5 (8.77%) Threat Management
3 5 (8.77%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 3 (5.26%) Network Management
4 3 (5.26%) SDLC
5 2 (3.51%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (3.51%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (3.51%) Email Filtering
5 2 (3.51%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (3.51%) Patch Management
5 2 (3.51%) Presales
5 2 (3.51%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.75%) Perl
1 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (33.33%) CCIE
3 10 (17.54%) CCNP
4 7 (12.28%) CCNA
4 7 (12.28%) CISSP
5 6 (10.53%) CISM
5 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
5 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
6 5 (8.77%) CCSA
6 5 (8.77%) CCSE
7 4 (7.02%) MCSE
7 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.51%) Degree
9 1 (1.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (1.75%) CCDP
9 1 (1.75%) CCSP
9 1 (1.75%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.26%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.75%) GPG13
4 1 (1.75%) HMG Infosec
4 1 (1.75%) RMADS
4 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.51%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.75%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.75%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.75%) Cacti
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.75%) Nagios
2 1 (1.75%) Nessus
2 1 (1.75%) Nmap
2 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 31 (54.39%) Cisco
2 24 (42.11%) CheckPoint
3 17 (29.82%) F5
4 12 (21.05%) Juniper
5 7 (12.28%) Fortinet
6 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
6 5 (8.77%) VMware
7 4 (7.02%) Aruba
7 4 (7.02%) IronPort
7 4 (7.02%) Palo Alto
8 3 (5.26%) Blue Coat
8 3 (5.26%) Forcepoint
8 3 (5.26%) HP
8 3 (5.26%) Sourcefire
9 2 (3.51%) Intel Security
9 2 (3.51%) Meraki
9 2 (3.51%) Sophos
10 1 (1.75%) Citrix
10 1 (1.75%) FireEye
10 1 (1.75%) Ruckus Wireless