The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 17 April 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 City of London 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Consultant
Rank 202 197 210
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 8 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.048% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.052% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 12
Average daily rate £343 £475 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.89% +20.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £475 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £475 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.75 £31.25
% change year-on-year
- +4.80%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5971 5767 7411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.37% 92.85% 91.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4316 4253 5242
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £278 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 121 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.55 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Network Consultant
London

Network Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Network Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Network Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Network Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Network Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Network Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Network Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) LAN
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (41.67%) Riverbed
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (33.33%) Network Management
4 4 (33.33%) WAN
4 4 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (25.00%) MPLS
5 3 (25.00%) OSPF
5 3 (25.00%) BGP
5 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (25.00%) CCIE
5 3 (25.00%) VoIP
5 3 (25.00%) Perl
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Polycom
5 3 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (16.67%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (16.67%) Verint
6 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) Speakerbus
6 2 (16.67%) BladeLogic
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) Python
6 2 (16.67%) Windows

Network Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (25.00%) VoIP
4 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (25.00%) MPLS
4 3 (25.00%) OSPF
4 3 (25.00%) BGP
5 2 (16.67%) Wireless
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (8.33%) Firewall
6 1 (8.33%) Network Security
6 1 (8.33%) MRTG
6 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
6 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (8.33%) DNS
6 1 (8.33%) IPv4
6 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Multimedia
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (8.33%) Statistics
2 1 (8.33%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Solaris
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
2 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Network Management
2 3 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Logistics
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Perl
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CCIE
3 2 (16.67%) CCNP
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (16.67%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (16.67%) BladeLogic
3 1 (8.33%) OpenView
3 1 (8.33%) DameWare
3 1 (8.33%) OVSD
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Riverbed
3 3 (25.00%) Polycom
4 2 (16.67%) Verint
4 2 (16.67%) Speakerbus
4 2 (16.67%) Avaya
4 2 (16.67%) NetIQ
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) BMC
4 2 (16.67%) CA
5 1 (8.33%) Nokia
5 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) IBM
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Clearswift
5 1 (8.33%) Brocade
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) Aruba