The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham 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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Consultant
Rank 62 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% 0.31% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£294 £430 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.00
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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
710 601 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.81% 91.76% 95.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 394 334
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% -3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 29 24
Average hourly rate £18.25 £13.98 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.59% -6.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £10.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £26.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Network Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Network Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Network Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Network Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Network Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Network Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Network Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 4 (80.00%) Juniper
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) CCIE
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (40.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) GPG13
4 1 (20.00%) Squid
4 1 (20.00%) CCSE
4 1 (20.00%) Network Design
4 1 (20.00%) Sourcefire
4 1 (20.00%) Snort
4 1 (20.00%) JNCIS
4 1 (20.00%) BMC
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) OPNET
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS

Network Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) OSPF
4 1 (20.00%) BGP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (20.00%) Network Design
1 1 (20.00%) Information Security
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (20.00%) Network Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCIE
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) CCSE
3 1 (20.00%) JNCIS
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) CCDP
3 1 (20.00%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) GPG13
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Squid
1 1 (20.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) OPNET
1 1 (20.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (40.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) Sourcefire
4 1 (20.00%) BMC
4 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) McAfee
4 1 (20.00%) Websense