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 10 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Consultant
Rank 558 551 568
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Consultant 26 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.024% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.026% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 6
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£357 £340 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.85% -12.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £298 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.01% -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
48756 46361 52919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.57% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 29723 26977 29363
Average daily rate £395 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1976 2145 2631
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 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%

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 10 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 18 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 10 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 -2 26 £357 +4.85% 4
London +18 12 £444 +33.96% 1
South East -4 7 £351 -12.91% 1
East of England - 5 £350 - 1
Bedfordshire - 4 £350 - 1
Berkshire - 4 £338 -
Reading - 3 £325 -
West Midlands -12 1 £313 -8.08%
City of London - 1 £550 -
Bedford - 1 £350 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £313 -
Bracknell - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Slough - - - -
Wrexham - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
North Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -

Network Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 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
1 37 (92.50%) Cisco
2 26 (65.00%) CheckPoint
3 25 (62.50%) Firewall
4 23 (57.50%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (57.50%) CCNP
5 15 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (35.00%) Juniper
7 12 (30.00%) Blue Coat
7 12 (30.00%) F5
8 11 (27.50%) HP
9 10 (25.00%) CCSE
9 10 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 8 (20.00%) Windows
11 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
11 7 (17.50%) OSPF
11 7 (17.50%) Load Balancing
11 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
12 6 (15.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 6 (15.00%) VMware
12 6 (15.00%) CCSA
12 6 (15.00%) McAfee
12 6 (15.00%) CISSP
12 6 (15.00%) CCIE
12 6 (15.00%) LAN
13 5 (12.50%) SQL
13 5 (12.50%) CCNA
13 5 (12.50%) OpenView
13 5 (12.50%) CiscoWorks

Network Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 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 25 (62.50%) Firewall
3 15 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
5 7 (17.50%) OSPF
6 6 (15.00%) LAN
6 6 (15.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 5 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (12.50%) VLAN
7 5 (12.50%) BGP
8 4 (10.00%) SAN
8 4 (10.00%) VPN
8 4 (10.00%) SNMP
8 4 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (10.00%) NAS
8 4 (10.00%) BIG-IP
9 3 (7.50%) Wireless
9 3 (7.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.50%) 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 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) UNIX
3 2 (5.00%) Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) Load Balancing
2 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 5 (12.50%) Migration
2 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (12.50%) Information Security
2 5 (12.50%) Network Management
3 4 (10.00%) Market Research
3 4 (10.00%) Network Design
4 2 (5.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (5.00%) ITIL
5 1 (2.50%) B2B
5 1 (2.50%) Time Management
5 1 (2.50%) Security Architecture
5 1 (2.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.50%) Project Management
5 1 (2.50%) Change Management
5 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.50%) Data Security
5 1 (2.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.50%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) VB
2 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.50%) C
2 1 (2.50%) C++
2 1 (2.50%) Perl
2 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (57.50%) CCNP
1 23 (57.50%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (25.00%) CCSE
3 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
4 6 (15.00%) CISSP
4 6 (15.00%) CCSA
4 6 (15.00%) CCIE
5 5 (12.50%) CCNA
5 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 4 (10.00%) CCDP
7 3 (7.50%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (7.50%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.50%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.50%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.50%) GPG13
3 1 (2.50%) COBIT
3 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Snort
1 3 (7.50%) Squid
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) OpenView
1 5 (12.50%) CiscoWorks
1 5 (12.50%) Cacti
1 5 (12.50%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (7.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 37 (92.50%) Cisco
2 26 (65.00%) CheckPoint
3 14 (35.00%) Juniper
4 12 (30.00%) Blue Coat
4 12 (30.00%) F5
5 11 (27.50%) HP
6 6 (15.00%) VMware
6 6 (15.00%) McAfee
7 4 (10.00%) Sourcefire
7 4 (10.00%) Dell
7 4 (10.00%) SonicWALL
7 4 (10.00%) NETGEAR
8 3 (7.50%) Fortinet
8 3 (7.50%) Websense
9 2 (5.00%) Symantec
9 2 (5.00%) Brocade
9 2 (5.00%) Citrix
9 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (5.00%) MobileIron
10 1 (2.50%) Prolexic
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