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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Consultant
Rank 180 212 222
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 12 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.11% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.12% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £400 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £360 £503
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £508 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £335 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.00
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5302 6564 7191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.02% 92.61% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3865 4816 5234
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 170 170
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.62 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.11 £44.00 £43.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Network Consultant
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Consultant across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Network Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 August 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 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (35.29%) CCNP
3 6 (35.29%) LAN
3 6 (35.29%) OSPF
3 6 (35.29%) BGP
4 5 (29.41%) WAN
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (23.53%) Firewall
5 4 (23.53%) BladeLogic
5 4 (23.53%) MPLS
5 4 (23.53%) Riverbed
5 4 (23.53%) Linux
5 4 (23.53%) CCIE
5 4 (23.53%) BMC
5 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
5 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (17.65%) Wireless
6 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
6 3 (17.65%) Banking
6 3 (17.65%) Nokia
6 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
6 3 (17.65%) VoIP
6 3 (17.65%) Network Security
6 3 (17.65%) Polycom
6 3 (17.65%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (17.65%) Network Management
6 3 (17.65%) F5
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (17.65%) WAN Optimisation

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) LAN
1 6 (35.29%) OSPF
1 6 (35.29%) BGP
2 5 (29.41%) WAN
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (23.53%) Firewall
3 4 (23.53%) MPLS
3 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (17.65%) Wireless
4 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 3 (17.65%) VoIP
4 3 (17.65%) Network Security
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (11.76%) RIP
5 2 (11.76%) Internet
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (5.88%) NetScreen
6 1 (5.88%) SAN
6 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
1 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Back Office
3 1 (5.88%) International Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.88%) Statistics
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
2 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Network Management
1 3 (17.65%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Cyber Security
3 1 (5.88%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (35.29%) CCNP
3 4 (23.53%) CCIE
4 1 (5.88%) CCSE
4 1 (5.88%) JNCIS
4 1 (5.88%) CISSP
4 1 (5.88%) CCSP
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.88%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) ISA Server
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) BladeLogic
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (5.88%) DameWare
3 1 (5.88%) OVSD
3 1 (5.88%) OpenView
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 4 (23.53%) Riverbed
2 4 (23.53%) BMC
2 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
3 3 (17.65%) Nokia
3 3 (17.65%) Polycom
3 3 (17.65%) F5
4 2 (11.76%) Aruba
4 2 (11.76%) Juniper
4 2 (11.76%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Brocade
5 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.88%) Clearswift
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) IronPort
5 1 (5.88%) Infoblox
5 1 (5.88%) TippingPoint
5 1 (5.88%) ScanSafe