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 26 February 2015 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Consultant
Rank 535 566 533
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Consultant 37 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.016% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.017% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 5
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£450 £413 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +39.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 - £295
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
47659 47013 42321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.41% 92.36% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29398 27746 24152
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1803 2001 2307
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 26 February 2015.

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 26 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 26 February 2015. 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 +22 35 £450 +9.09% 7
London +13 17 £450 +9.09% 2
South East - 14 £475 -
South West - 1 £225 -
East of England - 1 - - 1
Newbury - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 2
City of London - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Warrington - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Luton - - - -
Bedford - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Leeds - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - -

Network Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 59 (96.72%) Network Security
2 43 (70.49%) Firewall
3 39 (63.93%) Cisco
4 30 (49.18%) CheckPoint
5 25 (40.98%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (34.43%) Juniper
6 21 (34.43%) TCP/IP
7 19 (31.15%) Blue Coat
8 18 (29.51%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (26.23%) F5
10 15 (24.59%) CISSP
10 15 (24.59%) Telecoms
11 14 (22.95%) CCNP
11 14 (22.95%) Finance
12 11 (18.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 9 (14.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 9 (14.75%) Network Architecture
14 8 (13.11%) TippingPoint
14 8 (13.11%) PCI DSS
14 8 (13.11%) Sourcefire
14 8 (13.11%) Load Balancing
14 8 (13.11%) CCNA
15 7 (11.48%) CCIE
15 7 (11.48%) DNS
15 7 (11.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 7 (11.48%) Snort
15 7 (11.48%) Information Security
15 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
15 7 (11.48%) Cisco Nexus
15 7 (11.48%) GPG13

Network Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (96.72%) Network Security
2 43 (70.49%) Firewall
3 25 (40.98%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (34.43%) TCP/IP
5 11 (18.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 9 (14.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 7 (11.48%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (11.48%) DNS
8 6 (9.84%) VPN
8 6 (9.84%) Wireshark
9 5 (8.20%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (8.20%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (8.20%) DMZ
9 5 (8.20%) NetScaler
9 5 (8.20%) DHCP
9 5 (8.20%) Multicast
10 4 (6.56%) Junos
11 3 (4.92%) NetScreen
11 3 (4.92%) LAN
11 3 (4.92%) WAN
General
1 15 (24.59%) Telecoms
2 14 (22.95%) Finance
3 3 (4.92%) Legal
3 3 (4.92%) Games
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Local Government
4 1 (1.64%) Law
4 1 (1.64%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) Rendezvous
2 1 (1.64%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) Linux
3 1 (1.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.75%) Network Architecture
2 8 (13.11%) Load Balancing
3 7 (11.48%) Information Security
3 7 (11.48%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (9.84%) ITIL
4 6 (9.84%) Change Management
5 5 (8.20%) Service Management
5 5 (8.20%) Reverse Engineering
6 4 (6.56%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.92%) Validation
7 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.92%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (4.92%) SIEM
8 2 (3.28%) Cyber Security
8 2 (3.28%) Network Design
8 2 (3.28%) Security Management
9 1 (1.64%) Data Security
9 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.64%) Project Management
9 1 (1.64%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (29.51%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (24.59%) CISSP
3 14 (22.95%) CCNP
4 8 (13.11%) CCNA
5 7 (11.48%) CCIE
5 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
6 4 (6.56%) CCSP
7 3 (4.92%) CCSE
7 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.28%) JNCIP
8 2 (3.28%) JNCIE
8 2 (3.28%) HP ASE
8 2 (3.28%) HP MASE
8 2 (3.28%) CCDP
9 1 (1.64%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.64%) CCDA
9 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) PCI DSS
2 7 (11.48%) GPG13
2 7 (11.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (11.48%) Snort
2 6 (9.84%) Squid
3 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) OpenView
1 1 (1.64%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (1.64%) Cacti
1 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 39 (63.93%) Cisco
2 30 (49.18%) CheckPoint
3 21 (34.43%) Juniper
4 19 (31.15%) Blue Coat
5 16 (26.23%) F5
6 8 (13.11%) TippingPoint
6 8 (13.11%) Sourcefire
7 6 (9.84%) HP
7 6 (9.84%) Websense
8 5 (8.20%) Tradeweb
8 5 (8.20%) SolarWinds
8 5 (8.20%) Radianz
8 5 (8.20%) Tufin
8 5 (8.20%) LogLogic
8 5 (8.20%) ScanSafe
8 5 (8.20%) TIBCO
8 5 (8.20%) Bloomberg
8 5 (8.20%) NetScout
9 4 (6.56%) McAfee
9 4 (6.56%) Prolexic
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