Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Security Consultant was £421 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network Security Consultant
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 364 365 388
Rank change year-on-year +1 +23 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Consultant 11 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.065% 0.084% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.090% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 7
South East median daily rate £421 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £389 £413 £413
90th Percentile £488 £618 £475
England median daily rate £450 £475 £444
% change year-on-year -5.26% +7.04% +10.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15902 15635 18500
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.50% 93.94% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9436 9281 10868
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 641 786 927
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +5.41% +15.63%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.25 £10.33
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Network Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Network Security Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Consultant in the South East

Network Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Security Consultant in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security Consultant in the South East

Network Security Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -7 6 £405 -26.36% 1
Hampshire - 5 £438 -
Buckinghamshire -21 4 £405 -14.74%
Berkshire +8 2 - - 1
Network Security Consultant
England

Network Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 across the South East region featuring Network Security Consultant in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Network Security
2 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) MPLS
3 4 (36.36%) Information Security
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (27.27%) CISSP
4 3 (27.27%) CCNP
4 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) Firewall
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
4 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
5 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Multicast
5 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
5 2 (18.18%) Threat Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (18.18%) CISM
5 2 (18.18%) BGP
5 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) CCIE
6 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 1 (9.09%) 3G
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (9.09%) IPv6
6 1 (9.09%) WAP
6 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001

Network Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Network Security
2 4 (36.36%) MPLS
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) BGP
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (18.18%) Multicast
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) 2G
5 1 (9.09%) 3G
5 1 (9.09%) 4G
5 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (9.09%) IPv6
5 1 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (9.09%) SNMP
5 1 (9.09%) VoIP
5 1 (9.09%) VPN
5 1 (9.09%) Wireless
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Information Security
2 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 2 (18.18%) Threat Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Network Management
4 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
4 1 (9.09%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (27.27%) CCNP
3 3 (27.27%) CISSP
3 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) CCIE
4 2 (18.18%) CISM
4 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) CCIE Security
5 1 (9.09%) CEH
5 1 (9.09%) CREST Certified
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
3 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
3 1 (9.09%) Qualys
3 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire
3 1 (9.09%) Splunk
3 1 (9.09%) Tufin