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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Consultant
Rank 543 499 505
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 48 83 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 33 28
Average daily rate £400 £425 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £548 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £385
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Network Consultant
UK

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
44757 43990 42263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.65% 94.48% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 29198 27793 25435
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1556 1772 1890
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.35 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East +2 18 £400 -11.11% 6
London -13 16 £325 -27.77% 4
East of England +3 7 £419 +10.56% 2
North West -11 5 - - 1
South West 0 1 - -
Yorkshire -15 1 £410 -8.88%
Network Consultant
UK

Network Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 69 (57.50%) Cisco
2 63 (52.50%) Firewall
3 50 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (39.17%) CCNP
5 42 (35.00%) LAN
6 40 (33.33%) WAN
7 32 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
8 31 (25.83%) Network Security
8 31 (25.83%) CheckPoint
9 29 (24.17%) Data Centre
10 26 (21.67%) Juniper
11 24 (20.00%) Network Design
12 22 (18.33%) SC Cleared
12 22 (18.33%) Security Cleared
12 22 (18.33%) BGP
12 22 (18.33%) Finance
13 21 (17.50%) MPLS
14 20 (16.67%) OSPF
15 18 (15.00%) CCIE
15 18 (15.00%) Windows
15 18 (15.00%) F5
16 16 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
17 15 (12.50%) DNS
17 15 (12.50%) SSL
17 15 (12.50%) Wireless
17 15 (12.50%) Migration
18 14 (11.67%) DHCP
19 13 (10.83%) Telecoms
19 13 (10.83%) EIGRP
20 12 (10.00%) Linux

Network Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.83%) Apache
3 1 (0.83%) Confluence
3 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.83%) IIS
3 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.50%) MS Office
2 2 (1.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) SAP FI-AP
1 1 (0.83%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.67%) Office 365
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.83%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 63 (52.50%) Firewall
2 42 (35.00%) LAN
3 40 (33.33%) WAN
4 32 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
5 31 (25.83%) Network Security
6 22 (18.33%) BGP
7 21 (17.50%) MPLS
8 20 (16.67%) OSPF
9 16 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 15 (12.50%) DNS
10 15 (12.50%) SSL
10 15 (12.50%) Wireless
11 14 (11.67%) DHCP
12 13 (10.83%) EIGRP
13 12 (10.00%) VoIP
14 11 (9.17%) Internet
15 10 (8.33%) IPsec
15 10 (8.33%) TCP/IP
15 10 (8.33%) VPN
16 9 (7.50%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.83%) DB2
2 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 22 (18.33%) Finance
2 13 (10.83%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (0.83%) Law
4 1 (0.83%) Legal
4 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.67%) CSS
1 2 (1.67%) XML
2 1 (0.83%) SAML
2 1 (0.83%) SAP PI
2 1 (0.83%) Web Services
2 1 (0.83%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (24.17%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.50%) Grid Computing
4 2 (1.67%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.83%) CCTV
5 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.83%) e-Health
5 1 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.83%) PKI
5 1 (0.83%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.83%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.00%) Windows
2 12 (10.00%) Linux
3 10 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.50%) Windows 8
4 3 (2.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.83%) CentOS
5 1 (0.83%) Debian
5 1 (0.83%) Unix
5 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.00%) Network Design
2 15 (12.50%) Migration
3 12 (10.00%) ITIL
4 10 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 9 (7.50%) Information Security
6 7 (5.83%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (5.00%) Security Auditing
8 5 (4.17%) Load Testing
8 5 (4.17%) Presales
8 5 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (3.33%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.33%) Network Management
10 3 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (2.50%) SIEM
10 3 (2.50%) Validation
11 2 (1.67%) Network Architecture
11 2 (1.67%) Performance Management
11 2 (1.67%) Service Delivery
11 2 (1.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (39.17%) CCNP
3 22 (18.33%) SC Cleared
3 22 (18.33%) Security Cleared
4 18 (15.00%) CCIE
5 9 (7.50%) CCNA
6 6 (5.00%) CCSA
7 5 (4.17%) CCDP
7 5 (4.17%) CCSE
8 4 (3.33%) CISSP
9 3 (2.50%) Degree
10 2 (1.67%) CCSP
10 2 (1.67%) CEH
10 2 (1.67%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (0.83%) CCNP Voice
11 1 (0.83%) CCVP
11 1 (0.83%) CISA
11 1 (0.83%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.83%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.83%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.67%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.50%) Nessus
2 2 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.67%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (0.83%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.83%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.83%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.83%) Juniper STRM
3 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 69 (57.50%) Cisco
2 31 (25.83%) CheckPoint
3 26 (21.67%) Juniper
4 18 (15.00%) F5
5 8 (6.67%) Citrix
5 8 (6.67%) Oracle
5 8 (6.67%) Palo Alto
6 7 (5.83%) Microsoft
7 5 (4.17%) Varonis
8 4 (3.33%) Fortinet
9 3 (2.50%) Blue Coat
9 3 (2.50%) IBM
9 3 (2.50%) Infoblox
9 3 (2.50%) Intel Security
10 2 (1.67%) Aruba
10 2 (1.67%) Clearswift
10 2 (1.67%) HP
10 2 (1.67%) Infovista
10 2 (1.67%) Mitel
10 2 (1.67%) Trustwave
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