The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Consultant
Rank 489 493 494
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 102 74 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.15% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.16% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 50 13
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£423 £385 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.74% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £310 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £513 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £369 £360
% change year-on-year
+8.47% +2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £36.50 - £32.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 - £32.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 - £33.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 - £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 England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46799 45973 39698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.31% 92.47% 92.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 28978 28720 23273
Average daily rate £400 £393 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1854 1876 2044
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015. 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 +10 32 £450 +4.34% 6
South East -24 29 £374 -0.40% 3
East of England +28 15 £425 +34.92% 2
West Midlands -4 12 £400 -11.11% 1
North West - 8 £250 - 2
East Midlands - 4 £400 -
North East -8 1 - -
Yorkshire -18 1 - - 3
Network Consultant
UK

Network Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

1 113 (65.32%) Cisco
2 97 (56.07%) Firewall
3 60 (34.68%) Network Security
4 59 (34.10%) Cisco Certification
5 58 (33.53%) Juniper
6 53 (30.64%) CheckPoint
7 50 (28.90%) F5
8 43 (24.86%) Finance
9 42 (24.28%) LAN
10 40 (23.12%) WAN
11 38 (21.97%) CCNP
12 37 (21.39%) Cisco ASA
13 32 (18.50%) Cisco Nexus
14 31 (17.92%) ITIL
15 30 (17.34%) Wireless
16 29 (16.76%) TCP/IP
16 29 (16.76%) DNS
16 29 (16.76%) Blue Coat
17 26 (15.03%) Load Balancing
18 25 (14.45%) SolarWinds
18 25 (14.45%) DHCP
18 25 (14.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 23 (13.29%) HP
19 23 (13.29%) Security Cleared
20 22 (12.72%) Network Architecture
20 22 (12.72%) CISSP
20 22 (12.72%) MPLS
21 21 (12.14%) BGP
21 21 (12.14%) VPN
22 20 (11.56%) CCNA

Network Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 2 (1.16%) WebSphere
1 2 (1.16%) IIS
1 2 (1.16%) Apache
1 2 (1.16%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.58%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.58%) Lync
2 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (8.09%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.58%) SaaS
2 1 (0.58%) Office 365
2 1 (0.58%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 97 (56.07%) Firewall
2 60 (34.68%) Network Security
3 42 (24.28%) LAN
4 40 (23.12%) WAN
5 37 (21.39%) Cisco ASA
6 32 (18.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 30 (17.34%) Wireless
8 29 (16.76%) TCP/IP
8 29 (16.76%) DNS
9 25 (14.45%) DHCP
9 25 (14.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 22 (12.72%) MPLS
11 21 (12.14%) BGP
11 21 (12.14%) VPN
12 20 (11.56%) OSPF
13 17 (9.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 16 (9.25%) Wireshark
14 16 (9.25%) Multicast
15 15 (8.67%) EIGRP
16 12 (6.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.58%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.58%) MySQL
1 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Introscope
1 1 (0.58%) JIRA
General
1 43 (24.86%) Finance
2 14 (8.09%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.47%) Banking
4 3 (1.73%) Games
5 2 (1.16%) Legal
5 2 (1.16%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.58%) Electronics
6 1 (0.58%) Back Office
6 1 (0.58%) Local Government
6 1 (0.58%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.09%) Rendezvous
2 2 (1.16%) Middleware
3 1 (0.58%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.73%) PKI
4 2 (1.16%) User Experience
4 2 (1.16%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (1.16%) FlexPod
4 2 (1.16%) IVR
4 2 (1.16%) STB
5 1 (0.58%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.58%) NHS
5 1 (0.58%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.58%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.98%) Windows
2 11 (6.36%) Linux
3 5 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.31%) UNIX
5 3 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.58%) Solaris
6 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (17.92%) ITIL
2 26 (15.03%) Load Balancing
3 22 (12.72%) Network Architecture
4 19 (10.98%) Network Monitoring
5 17 (9.83%) Change Management
6 15 (8.67%) Service Management
7 14 (8.09%) Network Management
8 12 (6.94%) Migration
9 10 (5.78%) Network Design
10 9 (5.20%) Information Security
10 9 (5.20%) Kalman Filter
11 8 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (4.62%) Service Delivery
11 8 (4.62%) PRINCE2
12 6 (3.47%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (2.89%) Reverse Engineering
13 5 (2.89%) Protective Monitoring
13 5 (2.89%) SIEM
13 5 (2.89%) Malware Analysis
14 4 (2.31%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.31%) SQL
2 2 (1.16%) Java
3 1 (0.58%) PHP
3 1 (0.58%) C
3 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.58%) R
Qualifications
1 59 (34.10%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (21.97%) CCNP
3 23 (13.29%) Security Cleared
4 22 (12.72%) CISSP
5 20 (11.56%) CCNA
5 20 (11.56%) CCIE
6 15 (8.67%) CCDP
7 13 (7.51%) SC Cleared
8 8 (4.62%) HP ASE
8 8 (4.62%) HP MASE
9 6 (3.47%) CCSE
9 6 (3.47%) JNCIS
10 5 (2.89%) CCSP
11 4 (2.31%) JNCIP
11 4 (2.31%) JNCIE
12 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (1.73%) DV Cleared
13 2 (1.16%) Degree
13 2 (1.16%) CCVP
13 2 (1.16%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.05%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (2.89%) GPG13
4 4 (2.31%) SLA
5 3 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.58%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.89%) Snort
1 5 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.31%) Squid
3 3 (1.73%) ProxySG
4 2 (1.16%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.16%) Firmware
5 1 (0.58%) vSphere
5 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.58%) Xen
5 1 (0.58%) iptables
5 1 (0.58%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (2.31%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.73%) OpenView
3 2 (1.16%) OPNET
4 1 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.58%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.58%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.58%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.58%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.58%) Cacti
4 1 (0.58%) SCCM
4 1 (0.58%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 113 (65.32%) Cisco
2 58 (33.53%) Juniper
3 53 (30.64%) CheckPoint
4 50 (28.90%) F5
5 29 (16.76%) Blue Coat
6 25 (14.45%) SolarWinds
7 23 (13.29%) HP
8 19 (10.98%) VMware
9 15 (8.67%) NetScout
9 15 (8.67%) TippingPoint
10 14 (8.09%) Citrix
10 14 (8.09%) Radianz
10 14 (8.09%) TIBCO
10 14 (8.09%) Bloomberg
10 14 (8.09%) Tradeweb
10 14 (8.09%) Tufin
10 14 (8.09%) LogLogic
11 9 (5.20%) Riverbed
12 8 (4.62%) BT
13 7 (4.05%) Microsoft