The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Consultant
Rank 183 192 189
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 3 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.059% 0.12% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.13% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £351 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.96% -17.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £340 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £368 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £394 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +19.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.75
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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 City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4701 5391 5260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.81% 93.38% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3589 3786 3909
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 85 117
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £33.75 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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

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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

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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 5 March 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (50.00%) Blue Coat
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Juniper
5 2 (25.00%) CCNA
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) Remedy
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (25.00%) Junos
5 2 (25.00%) F5
5 2 (25.00%) ProxySG
5 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (25.00%) Network Security
5 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (12.50%) Infoblox
6 1 (12.50%) Aruba
6 1 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (12.50%) TippingPoint
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (12.50%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 (12.50%) OpenStack
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (25.00%) Junos
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
5 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) NetScreen
5 1 (12.50%) DMZ
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Introscope
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) JNCIS
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (12.50%) Cacti
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Remedy
3 2 (25.00%) F5
3 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (12.50%) Infoblox
4 1 (12.50%) Aruba
4 1 (12.50%) TippingPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Splunk
4 1 (12.50%) Riverbed
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Nokia
4 1 (12.50%) ATG
4 1 (12.50%) VMware