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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Consultant
Rank 591 624 606
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Consultant 29 33 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.060% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.063% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 17
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £381 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £494 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £431 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +15.00%
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
46798 52479 53703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.81% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30588 33428 33908
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 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1652 2035 2195
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 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 19 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 3 December 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 +1 22 £480 +11.30% 3
South East +30 8 £425 -1.44%
London -18 8 £500 +21.21% 1
Surrey - 6 £425 -
Scotland +17 5 £450 -
East of England +12 5 £500 +29.03% 2
Edinburgh - 5 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £500 -
Essex - 2 £500 -
Welwyn - 2 - -
Milton Keynes +13 1 £550 +29.41%
Buckinghamshire +12 1 £550 +29.41%
South Wales +6 1 £338 -7.91%
Berkshire +5 1 £480 +9.71%
Wales -4 1 £338 -7.91%
Reading - 1 £480 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Bridgend - 1 £338 -

Network Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 (82.76%) Network Security
2 34 (58.62%) Cisco
3 32 (55.17%) Firewall
4 30 (51.72%) CheckPoint
5 22 (37.93%) F5
6 19 (32.76%) Data Centre
7 17 (29.31%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (22.41%) Juniper
9 12 (20.69%) Finance
10 11 (18.97%) CCIE
11 10 (17.24%) Windows
11 10 (17.24%) Blue Coat
12 9 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (15.52%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (15.52%) Fortinet
13 8 (13.79%) Information Security
13 8 (13.79%) Retail
13 8 (13.79%) Network Design
13 8 (13.79%) MPLS
13 8 (13.79%) LAN
13 8 (13.79%) CCNP
13 8 (13.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 7 (12.07%) Windows Server
14 7 (12.07%) WAN
14 7 (12.07%) BIG-IP
15 6 (10.34%) Risk Management
15 6 (10.34%) Dynamics NAV
15 6 (10.34%) MCSE
15 6 (10.34%) DNS
15 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification

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 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (82.76%) Network Security
2 32 (55.17%) Firewall
3 9 (15.52%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (13.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 8 (13.79%) LAN
4 8 (13.79%) MPLS
5 7 (12.07%) BIG-IP
5 7 (12.07%) WAN
6 6 (10.34%) DNS
7 5 (8.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
8 4 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (6.90%) VPN
8 4 (6.90%) Wireless
9 3 (5.17%) BGP
9 3 (5.17%) Cisco ISE
9 3 (5.17%) EIGRP
9 3 (5.17%) FCoE
9 3 (5.17%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (5.17%) OSPF
General
1 12 (20.69%) Finance
2 8 (13.79%) Retail
3 5 (8.62%) Law
4 1 (1.72%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.76%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.17%) EFT
3 2 (3.45%) CESG
4 1 (1.72%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.72%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.72%) EMV
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) NHS
4 1 (1.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.24%) Windows
2 7 (12.07%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.17%) Linux
3 3 (5.17%) Unix
4 1 (1.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (13.79%) Information Security
2 8 (13.79%) Network Design
3 6 (10.34%) Risk Management
3 6 (10.34%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 5 (8.62%) ITIL
4 5 (8.62%) Load Balancing
4 5 (8.62%) SIEM
4 5 (8.62%) Threat Management
4 5 (8.62%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (5.17%) Network Management
7 2 (3.45%) Change Control
7 2 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.45%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.45%) Network Architecture
7 2 (3.45%) Patch Management
7 2 (3.45%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.45%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.72%) Perl
1 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (29.31%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (18.97%) CCIE
3 8 (13.79%) CCNP
4 6 (10.34%) CISSP
4 6 (10.34%) MCSE
4 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (8.62%) CCSA
5 5 (8.62%) CISM
5 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
5 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
6 4 (6.90%) CCNA
7 3 (5.17%) CCSE
8 2 (3.45%) Degree
9 1 (1.72%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (1.72%) CCDP
9 1 (1.72%) CCSP
9 1 (1.72%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.72%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.72%) HMG Infosec
2 1 (1.72%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.72%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.72%) Cacti
2 1 (1.72%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.72%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.72%) Nagios
2 1 (1.72%) Nessus
2 1 (1.72%) Nmap
2 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 34 (58.62%) Cisco
2 30 (51.72%) CheckPoint
3 22 (37.93%) F5
4 13 (22.41%) Juniper
5 10 (17.24%) Blue Coat
6 9 (15.52%) Fortinet
7 5 (8.62%) Palo Alto
8 4 (6.90%) Infoblox
8 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
9 3 (5.17%) Aruba
9 3 (5.17%) Intel Security
9 3 (5.17%) IronPort
10 2 (3.45%) Forcepoint
10 2 (3.45%) HP
10 2 (3.45%) Meraki
10 2 (3.45%) Sophos
10 2 (3.45%) Sourcefire
10 2 (3.45%) TippingPoint
10 2 (3.45%) VMware
11 1 (1.72%) Citrix