The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Consultant
Rank 115 - 133
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 6 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% - 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate
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£325 - £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £330 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.00
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2244 2223 2771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.58% 90.88% 88.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1074 958 1034
Average daily rate £365 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £198 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 83 100
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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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

Network Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Consultant across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Network Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Network Consultant
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 28 July 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 - 5 £325 - 3
Bracknell - 1 £470 -
Maidenhead - - - - 2
Slough - - - - 1
Network Consultant
South East

Network Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (57.14%) CheckPoint
2 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 8 (57.14%) Network Security
3 7 (50.00%) F5
3 7 (50.00%) CCNP
4 6 (42.86%) Juniper
4 6 (42.86%) VoIP
4 6 (42.86%) OSPF
5 5 (35.71%) Blue Coat
5 5 (35.71%) Network Management
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (28.57%) FortiGate
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) BIG-IP
6 4 (28.57%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) Apache
6 4 (28.57%) SNMP
6 4 (28.57%) Check Point Certification
6 4 (28.57%) CISSP
6 4 (28.57%) CCIE
7 3 (21.43%) DNS
7 3 (21.43%) DHCP
7 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
7 3 (21.43%) Network Design
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (14.29%) Migration

Network Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Firewall
1 8 (57.14%) Network Security
2 6 (42.86%) OSPF
2 6 (42.86%) VoIP
3 4 (28.57%) SNMP
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (28.57%) BIG-IP
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (21.43%) DHCP
4 3 (21.43%) DNS
5 2 (14.29%) VPN
5 2 (14.29%) MPLS
5 2 (14.29%) BGP
6 1 (7.14%) Wireless
6 1 (7.14%) IPsec
6 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.14%) IPv4
6 1 (7.14%) IPv6
6 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) GDB
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Solaris
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Network Management
2 3 (21.43%) Network Design
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Security
4 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (28.57%) CCIE
3 4 (28.57%) CISSP
3 4 (28.57%) Check Point Certification
3 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) CCSA
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) CCNA
5 1 (7.14%) CCDA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) FortiGate
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 7 (50.00%) F5
4 6 (42.86%) Juniper
5 5 (35.71%) Blue Coat
6 2 (14.29%) Nokia
7 1 (7.14%) HP
7 1 (7.14%) Nortel
7 1 (7.14%) SonicWALL
7 1 (7.14%) McAfee
7 1 (7.14%) VMware