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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Consultant
Rank 504 477 515
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +38
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 82 78 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.16% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.18% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 55 24
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£400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.06% +14.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £313 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £518 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £34.75 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.36% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.35 £27.50 £32.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.15 £27.50 £33.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 - £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
46875 44412 41390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.50% 92.75% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30107 27634 24617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £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 1774 1804 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.76 £38.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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 -27 32 £381 -15.27% 9
South East -18 14 £361 +1.33% 5
North West -4 13 £250 -
East of England +7 9 £400 +1.26% 2
Yorkshire -16 5 £425 +36.00% 1
East Midlands - 4 £400 -
West Midlands 0 3 £450 -0.55%
South West -8 2 £400 +18.51%
North East -22 1 - - 1
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Network Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 108 (61.71%) Cisco
2 99 (56.57%) Firewall
3 56 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
4 52 (29.71%) WAN
5 51 (29.14%) LAN
6 50 (28.57%) Network Security
7 49 (28.00%) Juniper
8 45 (25.71%) Wireless
9 43 (24.57%) CheckPoint
10 41 (23.43%) F5
11 39 (22.29%) Data Centre
12 37 (21.14%) DNS
12 37 (21.14%) CCNP
12 37 (21.14%) Finance
13 33 (18.86%) Cisco ASA
13 33 (18.86%) ITIL
14 31 (17.71%) DHCP
14 31 (17.71%) Cisco Nexus
15 26 (14.86%) TCP/IP
16 25 (14.29%) Blue Coat
16 25 (14.29%) SolarWinds
17 24 (13.71%) Load Balancing
17 24 (13.71%) CCIE
17 24 (13.71%) HP
18 23 (13.14%) VPN
18 23 (13.14%) MPLS
19 22 (12.57%) BGP
20 21 (12.00%) OSPF
20 21 (12.00%) CISSP
20 21 (12.00%) Network Architecture

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (2.29%) IIS
2 3 (1.71%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.57%) Lync
4 1 (0.57%) Apache
4 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (8.00%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.14%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.57%) SaaS
2 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 99 (56.57%) Firewall
2 52 (29.71%) WAN
3 51 (29.14%) LAN
4 50 (28.57%) Network Security
5 45 (25.71%) Wireless
6 37 (21.14%) DNS
7 33 (18.86%) Cisco ASA
8 31 (17.71%) Cisco Nexus
8 31 (17.71%) DHCP
9 26 (14.86%) TCP/IP
10 23 (13.14%) VPN
10 23 (13.14%) MPLS
11 22 (12.57%) BGP
12 21 (12.00%) OSPF
13 20 (11.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 19 (10.86%) EIGRP
15 17 (9.71%) Wireshark
16 16 (9.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 16 (9.14%) Multicast
16 16 (9.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.57%) MySQL
1 1 (0.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
General
1 37 (21.14%) Finance
2 9 (5.14%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.86%) Banking
4 3 (1.71%) Games
5 1 (0.57%) Legal
5 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.57%) Back Office
5 1 (0.57%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.00%) Rendezvous
2 2 (1.14%) Middleware
3 1 (0.57%) .NET
3 1 (0.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (22.29%) Data Centre
2 15 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 14 (8.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.14%) User Experience
5 2 (1.14%) STB
5 2 (1.14%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.57%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.57%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.57%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.57%) IVR
6 1 (0.57%) NHS
6 1 (0.57%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.57%) PKI
6 1 (0.57%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.57%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.43%) Windows
2 10 (5.71%) Linux
3 4 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.71%) UNIX
5 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.57%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (0.57%) Solaris
6 1 (0.57%) CentOS
6 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.57%) OpenWrt
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.57%) Debian
6 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.86%) ITIL
2 24 (13.71%) Load Balancing
3 21 (12.00%) Network Architecture
3 21 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
4 20 (11.43%) Migration
5 18 (10.29%) Change Management
6 16 (9.14%) Network Management
6 16 (9.14%) Network Design
7 15 (8.57%) Service Management
8 11 (6.29%) Service Delivery
9 10 (5.71%) PRINCE2
9 10 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (5.14%) Change Control
11 8 (4.57%) Information Security
12 7 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (4.00%) TOGAF
13 6 (3.43%) Disaster Recovery
14 5 (2.86%) Reverse Engineering
14 5 (2.86%) SIEM
14 5 (2.86%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.86%) SQL
2 1 (0.57%) R
2 1 (0.57%) C
2 1 (0.57%) Java
2 1 (0.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 56 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (21.14%) CCNP
3 24 (13.71%) CCIE
4 21 (12.00%) CISSP
5 19 (10.86%) Security Cleared
6 15 (8.57%) CCNA
7 13 (7.43%) SC Cleared
8 12 (6.86%) CCDP
9 7 (4.00%) HP ASE
9 7 (4.00%) HP MASE
10 6 (3.43%) CCSE
11 5 (2.86%) CCSP
12 4 (2.29%) JNCIP
12 4 (2.29%) JNCIE
12 4 (2.29%) Degree
13 2 (1.14%) JNCIS
13 2 (1.14%) CCSA
13 2 (1.14%) CCVP
13 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 3 (1.71%) SLA
2 3 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.14%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.57%) GPG13
4 1 (0.57%) QA
4 1 (0.57%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.29%) Firmware
3 3 (1.71%) ProxySG
3 3 (1.71%) Snort
4 2 (1.14%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.14%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.14%) vSphere
4 2 (1.14%) vCloud
5 1 (0.57%) pfSense
5 1 (0.57%) KVM
5 1 (0.57%) iptables
5 1 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.57%) Squid
5 1 (0.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (3.43%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.71%) OpenView
2 3 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.14%) OPNET
3 2 (1.14%) ZABBIX
3 2 (1.14%) Nagios
4 1 (0.57%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.57%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.57%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.57%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.57%) OSSEC
4 1 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.57%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.57%) Nmap
4 1 (0.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 108 (61.71%) Cisco
2 49 (28.00%) Juniper
3 43 (24.57%) CheckPoint
4 41 (23.43%) F5
5 25 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 25 (14.29%) Blue Coat
6 24 (13.71%) HP
7 15 (8.57%) LogLogic
8 14 (8.00%) Lancope
8 14 (8.00%) TippingPoint
8 14 (8.00%) Tradeweb
8 14 (8.00%) Tufin
8 14 (8.00%) VMware
8 14 (8.00%) NetScout
8 14 (8.00%) TIBCO
8 14 (8.00%) Radianz
8 14 (8.00%) Bloomberg
9 13 (7.43%) Microsoft
10 11 (6.29%) Citrix
11 8 (4.57%) BT
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