The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 23 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 England 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Consultant
Rank 480 509 500
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 89 46 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.099% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 32 32
Average daily rate
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£410 £350 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £330 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.00
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44977 43051 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.56% 92.64% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27854 25792 27963
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1992 2536
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.26 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
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Network Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Network Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Network Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Network Consultant Daily Rate Trend in England

Network Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Network Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in England

Network Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Network Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in England

Network Consultant
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 23 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
London +33 53 £450 +18.42% 4
South East -4 15 £355 +7.65% 11
East of England -14 8 £390 +20.00% 2
North West -2 3 £400 -5.88% 1
West Midlands -16 3 £355 +4.41%
South West -29 2 £306 +9.96% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £313 -
Network Consultant
UK

Network Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 115 (72.33%) Cisco
2 71 (44.65%) Cisco Certification
3 66 (41.51%) Firewall
4 53 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 52 (32.70%) CCNP
6 51 (32.08%) F5
7 48 (30.19%) Network Security
8 41 (25.79%) Juniper
9 39 (24.53%) LAN
9 39 (24.53%) WAN
10 36 (22.64%) OSPF
11 35 (22.01%) CCIE
12 33 (20.75%) BGP
12 33 (20.75%) Cisco ASA
13 32 (20.13%) Cisco Nexus
14 29 (18.24%) Telecoms
15 27 (16.98%) HP
16 25 (15.72%) Wireless
17 24 (15.09%) Blue Coat
18 22 (13.84%) Finance
19 21 (13.21%) Windows
20 20 (12.58%) MPLS
20 20 (12.58%) Network Design
21 18 (11.32%) Migration
21 18 (11.32%) Security Cleared
22 17 (10.69%) Load Balancing
22 17 (10.69%) TCP/IP
23 16 (10.06%) VPN
23 16 (10.06%) Network Management
24 15 (9.43%) VoIP

Network Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 7 (4.40%) IIS
1 7 (4.40%) Apache
2 5 (3.14%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.26%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.26%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.63%) Lync
4 1 (0.63%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.63%) Smallworld
Applications
1 4 (2.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.89%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (41.51%) Firewall
2 48 (30.19%) Network Security
3 39 (24.53%) LAN
3 39 (24.53%) WAN
4 36 (22.64%) OSPF
5 33 (20.75%) BGP
5 33 (20.75%) Cisco ASA
6 32 (20.13%) Cisco Nexus
7 25 (15.72%) Wireless
8 20 (12.58%) MPLS
9 17 (10.69%) TCP/IP
10 16 (10.06%) VPN
11 15 (9.43%) VoIP
12 14 (8.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 14 (8.81%) Cisco IOS
13 12 (7.55%) BIG-IP
14 11 (6.92%) VLAN
14 11 (6.92%) DNS
15 9 (5.66%) WLAN
15 9 (5.66%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) GDB
General
1 29 (18.24%) Telecoms
2 22 (13.84%) Finance
3 9 (5.66%) Banking
4 3 (1.89%) Law
4 3 (1.89%) Local Government
5 2 (1.26%) Publishing
5 2 (1.26%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.26%) German Language
5 2 (1.26%) Retail
5 2 (1.26%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.26%) Back Office
6 1 (0.63%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.63%) Legal
6 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.63%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.26%) .NET
2 1 (0.63%) LAMP
2 1 (0.63%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.03%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (2.52%) Economics
2 4 (2.52%) Psychology
3 2 (1.26%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.63%) Ergonomics
4 1 (0.63%) Statistics
4 1 (0.63%) NHS
4 1 (0.63%) GIS
4 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.63%) Replication
4 1 (0.63%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.21%) Windows
2 14 (8.81%) Linux
3 12 (7.55%) UNIX
4 7 (4.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.26%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.26%) Solaris
7 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (12.58%) Network Design
2 18 (11.32%) Migration
3 17 (10.69%) Load Balancing
4 16 (10.06%) Network Management
5 13 (8.18%) Network Architecture
6 8 (5.03%) ITIL
7 7 (4.40%) Configuration Management
7 7 (4.40%) Service Delivery
8 6 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (3.77%) Information Security
9 5 (3.14%) Change Management
9 5 (3.14%) Identity Management
9 5 (3.14%) Project Management
9 5 (3.14%) Analytics
9 5 (3.14%) WAN Optimisation
10 4 (2.52%) Change Control
10 4 (2.52%) Market Research
11 3 (1.89%) Network Planning
11 3 (1.89%) Network Monitoring
12 2 (1.26%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.03%) SQL
2 5 (3.14%) Perl
3 4 (2.52%) C
4 2 (1.26%) Java
4 2 (1.26%) Ruby
4 2 (1.26%) Python
5 1 (0.63%) Embedded C
5 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 71 (44.65%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (32.70%) CCNP
3 35 (22.01%) CCIE
4 18 (11.32%) Security Cleared
5 14 (8.81%) SC Cleared
6 10 (6.29%) CCSE
7 8 (5.03%) CCNA
8 7 (4.40%) CCDP
8 7 (4.40%) CISSP
9 6 (3.77%) CCSA
10 5 (3.14%) HP ASE
10 5 (3.14%) ACSP
11 4 (2.52%) Check Point Certification
12 3 (1.89%) JNCIS
12 3 (1.89%) Degree
13 2 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.26%) CCDA
13 2 (1.26%) CCSP
14 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.14%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.89%) SLA
3 3 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.89%) GPG13
4 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (4.40%) Active Directory
1 7 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.52%) Snort
3 3 (1.89%) Squid
4 2 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.63%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.63%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.63%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (4.40%) BladeLogic
1 7 (4.40%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (3.77%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (3.14%) OpenView
4 4 (2.52%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (2.52%) Cacti
4 4 (2.52%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (2.52%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.26%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (1.26%) SCCM
6 1 (0.63%) DameWare
6 1 (0.63%) OVSD
6 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 115 (72.33%) Cisco
2 53 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 51 (32.08%) F5
4 41 (25.79%) Juniper
5 27 (16.98%) HP
6 24 (15.09%) Blue Coat
7 14 (8.81%) Aruba
8 13 (8.18%) VMware
9 11 (6.92%) Nokia
9 11 (6.92%) Citrix
10 9 (5.66%) Microsoft
11 8 (5.03%) McAfee
12 7 (4.40%) SonicWALL
12 7 (4.40%) Riverbed
13 6 (3.77%) Meraki
13 6 (3.77%) BMC
14 5 (3.14%) Motorola
14 5 (3.14%) Oracle
14 5 (3.14%) Sourcefire
14 5 (3.14%) Brocade
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