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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security Consultant
UK
Rank 572 612 570
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -42
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Consultant 25 17 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.033% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.034% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 14
Median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £358 £429
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £590 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £385 £438
% change year-on-year
+5.19% -12.00%
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
42416 49363 49659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 95.02% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 27693 31769 30532
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1526 1656 1924
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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 26 February 2017.

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 13 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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +31 20 £431 +7.81% 3
London +22 10 £500 -28.57% 1
South East +18 5 £368 -8.12% 2
Edinburgh - 4 - -
Scotland - 4 - -
Berkshire +14 2 £353 -17.05% 2
Buckinghamshire -4 2 £393 -
Newport Pagnell - 2 £393 -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Telford - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -

Network Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 40 (78.43%) Network Security
2 35 (68.63%) Cisco
3 27 (52.94%) CheckPoint
4 26 (50.98%) F5
5 22 (43.14%) Firewall
6 15 (29.41%) Blue Coat
7 14 (27.45%) Juniper
7 14 (27.45%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (23.53%) Data Centre
9 11 (21.57%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (21.57%) BIG-IP
10 10 (19.61%) CCIE
10 10 (19.61%) Fortinet
10 10 (19.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 8 (15.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 8 (15.69%) DNS
11 8 (15.69%) Law
12 7 (13.73%) CCNP
12 7 (13.73%) ITIL
12 7 (13.73%) Windows
13 6 (11.76%) Network Design
13 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
13 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
13 6 (11.76%) Infoblox
13 6 (11.76%) MPLS
14 5 (9.80%) MCSE
14 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (9.80%) Retail
14 5 (9.80%) Finance
14 5 (9.80%) Dynamics NAV

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:

Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 40 (78.43%) Network Security
2 22 (43.14%) Firewall
3 11 (21.57%) BIG-IP
3 11 (21.57%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (19.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 8 (15.69%) DNS
5 8 (15.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 6 (11.76%) MPLS
7 3 (5.88%) Wireless
8 2 (3.92%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (3.92%) LAN
8 2 (3.92%) VPN
8 2 (3.92%) WAN
9 1 (1.96%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.96%) FCoE
9 1 (1.96%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.96%) FWSM
9 1 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.96%) Junos
General
1 8 (15.69%) Law
2 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.96%) Swedish Language
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.96%) EFT
2 1 (1.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Windows
2 5 (9.80%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.73%) ITIL
2 6 (11.76%) Network Design
3 3 (5.88%) Information Security
3 3 (5.88%) Security Architecture
4 2 (3.92%) Change Control
4 2 (3.92%) Change Management
4 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (3.92%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (3.92%) Network Architecture
4 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
4 2 (3.92%) Programme Management
4 2 (3.92%) Risk Management
4 2 (3.92%) Security Testing
4 2 (3.92%) Service Management
4 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (3.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (1.96%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.96%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.96%) Server Building
5 1 (1.96%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (19.61%) CCIE
3 7 (13.73%) CCNP
4 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 5 (9.80%) MCSE
5 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.92%) CCNA
6 2 (3.92%) CCSA
6 2 (3.92%) CCSE
6 2 (3.92%) CEH
6 2 (3.92%) CREST Certified
6 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.92%) OSCP
7 1 (1.96%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (1.96%) Degree
7 1 (1.96%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.96%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Cacti
1 1 (1.96%) Nagios
1 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 35 (68.63%) Cisco
2 27 (52.94%) CheckPoint
3 26 (50.98%) F5
4 15 (29.41%) Blue Coat
5 14 (27.45%) Juniper
6 10 (19.61%) Fortinet
7 6 (11.76%) Infoblox
8 4 (7.84%) Palo Alto
9 2 (3.92%) Aruba
9 2 (3.92%) Intel Security
9 2 (3.92%) Sourcefire
9 2 (3.92%) TippingPoint
10 1 (1.96%) Citrix
10 1 (1.96%) HP
10 1 (1.96%) IronPort
10 1 (1.96%) Lancope
10 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds