The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Consultant
Rank 117 125 118
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 9 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.34% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.13% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
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£250 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.48% +3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £395 £353
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +12.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.15 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. 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
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2359 2349 2242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.05% 91.15% 91.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1261 1179 903
Average daily rate £388 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 85 133
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Network Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Consultant in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Network Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Consultant across the Berkshire region.

Network Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Consultant across the Berkshire region.

Network Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Network Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Reading +22 6 £300 - 1
Bracknell - 2 £250 -
Slough - 1 - - 1
Newbury - 1 - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Network Consultant
South East

Network Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Network 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) Firewall
3 6 (50.00%) Juniper
4 5 (41.67%) WAN
4 5 (41.67%) Network Security
5 4 (33.33%) F5
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 4 (33.33%) BGP
5 4 (33.33%) MPLS
6 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
6 3 (25.00%) LAN
6 3 (25.00%) JNCIS
6 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) iSCSI
6 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
7 2 (16.67%) FWSM
7 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (16.67%) VMware
7 2 (16.67%) BIG-IP
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (16.67%) CCNP
7 2 (16.67%) CCDP
7 2 (16.67%) VPN
7 2 (16.67%) OSPF
7 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint

Network Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Network 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) WAN
2 5 (41.67%) Network Security
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (33.33%) BGP
3 4 (33.33%) MPLS
4 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (25.00%) LAN
4 3 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (16.67%) FWSM
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (16.67%) BIG-IP
5 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 2 (16.67%) OSPF
5 2 (16.67%) Internet
5 2 (16.67%) DSL
5 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
6 1 (8.33%) SONET
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (8.33%) Statistics
2 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Information Security
2 1 (8.33%) Network Design
2 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (8.33%) SIEM
2 1 (8.33%) Change Control
2 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) JNCIS
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCNP
2 2 (16.67%) CCDP
3 1 (8.33%) JNCIA
3 1 (8.33%) JNCIE
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (8.33%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) Juniper
3 4 (33.33%) F5
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (16.67%) Mercator
5 1 (8.33%) Remedy
5 1 (8.33%) Sourcefire
5 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (8.33%) Infoblox