The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Consultant
Rank 586 561 584
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Consultant 20 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.034% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.037% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 4
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£413 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.00

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
52093 48868 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.10% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31576 29013 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2015 2118 2639
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 24 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 29 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
England -15 20 £413 -8.33% 4
South East -19 7 £425 -10.52%
London +19 5 £450 +20.00% 1
Bedfordshire - 5 £350 - 1
East of England - 5 £350 - 1
Buckinghamshire -2 2 £325 -35.00%
Berkshire - 2 £448 -
Bedford - 2 £344 -
Milton Keynes -2 1 £330 -34.00%
West Midlands -13 1 £313 -8.08%
Newbury - 1 £425 -
Birmingham - 1 £313 -
Bracknell - 1 £470 -
Leeds - - - -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Kent - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
South West - - - -

Network Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 40 (93.02%) Network Security
2 39 (90.70%) Cisco
3 34 (79.07%) CheckPoint
4 33 (76.74%) Firewall
5 24 (55.81%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (51.16%) CCNP
7 18 (41.86%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (39.53%) Juniper
9 15 (34.88%) F5
10 14 (32.56%) Blue Coat
11 13 (30.23%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (27.91%) CCSE
13 10 (23.26%) Load Balancing
13 10 (23.26%) OSPF
14 8 (18.60%) BGP
14 8 (18.60%) HP
14 8 (18.60%) Windows
14 8 (18.60%) LAN
14 8 (18.60%) Telecoms
14 8 (18.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 7 (16.28%) Migration
15 7 (16.28%) CCSA
15 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
15 7 (16.28%) CCIE
15 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
15 7 (16.28%) VPN
16 6 (13.95%) CCNA
16 6 (13.95%) WAN
16 6 (13.95%) CISSP
16 6 (13.95%) Cisco PIX

Network Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (9.30%) IIS
2 3 (6.98%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
1 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 40 (93.02%) Network Security
2 33 (76.74%) Firewall
3 18 (41.86%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (30.23%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (23.26%) OSPF
6 8 (18.60%) BGP
6 8 (18.60%) LAN
6 8 (18.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
7 7 (16.28%) VPN
8 6 (13.95%) WAN
8 6 (13.95%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 6 (13.95%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (11.63%) VLAN
10 4 (9.30%) BIG-IP
10 4 (9.30%) IPsec
10 4 (9.30%) NAS
10 4 (9.30%) SNMP
10 4 (9.30%) SSL
10 4 (9.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (18.60%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.95%) Finance
3 4 (9.30%) Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Local Government
5 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.33%) International Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Retail
5 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Economics
1 4 (9.30%) Psychology
2 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.98%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Load Balancing
2 7 (16.28%) Migration
3 6 (13.95%) Information Security
3 6 (13.95%) Network Management
4 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
5 4 (9.30%) Network Design
5 4 (9.30%) Market Research
6 3 (6.98%) Cyber Security
6 3 (6.98%) ITIL
6 3 (6.98%) Change Management
7 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.65%) Project Management
7 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.65%) Change Control
7 2 (4.65%) Security Architecture
7 2 (4.65%) Network Architecture
8 1 (2.33%) SIEM
8 1 (2.33%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (2.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (55.81%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (51.16%) CCNP
3 12 (27.91%) CCSE
4 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
4 7 (16.28%) CCIE
4 7 (16.28%) CCSA
5 6 (13.95%) CISSP
5 6 (13.95%) CCNA
6 5 (11.63%) CCDP
6 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
7 4 (9.30%) JNCIS
8 3 (6.98%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (2.33%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.98%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.98%) GPG13
2 3 (6.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.33%) COBIT
3 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Snort
1 3 (6.98%) Squid
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.65%) OpenView
2 2 (4.65%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (4.65%) Cacti
2 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 39 (90.70%) Cisco
2 34 (79.07%) CheckPoint
3 17 (39.53%) Juniper
4 15 (34.88%) F5
5 14 (32.56%) Blue Coat
6 8 (18.60%) HP
7 6 (13.95%) VMware
8 4 (9.30%) McAfee
8 4 (9.30%) Websense
8 4 (9.30%) Sourcefire
8 4 (9.30%) SonicWALL
8 4 (9.30%) Dell
8 4 (9.30%) NETGEAR
9 3 (6.98%) Fortinet
10 2 (4.65%) MobileIron
10 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
10 2 (4.65%) Nokia
10 2 (4.65%) Symantec
10 2 (4.65%) TippingPoint
10 2 (4.65%) Brocade
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