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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Consultant
Rank 472 484 476
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 84 62 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.14% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.15% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 31 17
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£438 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £250 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £394 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +19.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £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
43519 42217 37082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.41% 92.59% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 27035 25524 21725
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1679 1808 2037
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 March 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 March 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 +2 31 £450 +10.76% 10
South East -4 31 £450 +16.12% 3
East of England +5 5 £379 +4.48% 1
West Midlands - 4 £388 - 4
Yorkshire -15 3 - - 6
North West -21 3 - - 3
South West -7 1 £225 -10.00% 3
East Midlands - 1 £438 - 1
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UK

Network Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 132 (72.13%) Cisco
2 104 (56.83%) Firewall
3 71 (38.80%) Network Security
4 68 (37.16%) Cisco Certification
5 56 (30.60%) CheckPoint
6 54 (29.51%) Juniper
7 52 (28.42%) CCNP
7 52 (28.42%) F5
8 48 (26.23%) WAN
9 45 (24.59%) LAN
10 41 (22.40%) Finance
10 41 (22.40%) Cisco ASA
11 38 (20.77%) Cisco Nexus
12 36 (19.67%) TCP/IP
13 33 (18.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 32 (17.49%) Blue Coat
15 29 (15.85%) Load Balancing
16 26 (14.21%) Telecoms
16 26 (14.21%) HP
16 26 (14.21%) BGP
16 26 (14.21%) Wireless
17 25 (13.66%) VPN
17 25 (13.66%) ITIL
18 24 (13.11%) OSPF
18 24 (13.11%) Security Cleared
19 23 (12.57%) CCNA
20 22 (12.02%) CCIE
20 22 (12.02%) MPLS
20 22 (12.02%) VMware
21 20 (10.93%) Citrix

Network Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 5 (2.73%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.64%) Apache
3 2 (1.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.09%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.09%) IIS
4 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.55%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (1.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (5.46%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (56.83%) Firewall
2 71 (38.80%) Network Security
3 48 (26.23%) WAN
4 45 (24.59%) LAN
5 41 (22.40%) Cisco ASA
6 38 (20.77%) Cisco Nexus
7 36 (19.67%) TCP/IP
8 33 (18.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 26 (14.21%) BGP
9 26 (14.21%) Wireless
10 25 (13.66%) VPN
11 24 (13.11%) OSPF
12 22 (12.02%) MPLS
13 20 (10.93%) DNS
13 20 (10.93%) SAN
14 19 (10.38%) NetScaler
15 18 (9.84%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 15 (8.20%) EIGRP
17 12 (6.56%) Wireshark
17 12 (6.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.55%) MySQL
2 1 (0.55%) DB2
2 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.55%) JIRA
1 1 (0.55%) Introscope
General
1 41 (22.40%) Finance
2 26 (14.21%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.37%) Banking
4 4 (2.19%) Games
5 3 (1.64%) Legal
5 3 (1.64%) Local Government
6 2 (1.09%) Retail
6 2 (1.09%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.09%) Back Office
7 1 (0.55%) Law
7 1 (0.55%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.46%) Rendezvous
2 3 (1.64%) Middleware
3 1 (0.55%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.55%) CSS
3 1 (0.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.01%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.83%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (2.73%) Mobile Banking
3 5 (2.73%) FlexPod
3 5 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.64%) User Experience
5 2 (1.09%) PKI
5 2 (1.09%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.09%) STB
5 2 (1.09%) IVR
5 2 (1.09%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.09%) Statistics
5 2 (1.09%) NHS
6 1 (0.55%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.55%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.55%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.55%) CMDB
6 1 (0.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.74%) Windows
2 12 (6.56%) Linux
3 10 (5.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (5.46%) UNIX
4 5 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.09%) Solaris
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.55%) AIX
7 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.55%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (15.85%) Load Balancing
2 25 (13.66%) ITIL
3 20 (10.93%) Network Architecture
4 17 (9.29%) Network Monitoring
5 16 (8.74%) Network Management
6 14 (7.65%) Change Management
7 13 (7.10%) Service Management
7 13 (7.10%) Network Design
8 11 (6.01%) Kalman Filter
9 10 (5.46%) Migration
10 9 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (3.83%) Mentoring
11 7 (3.83%) Information Security
12 6 (3.28%) Service Delivery
12 6 (3.28%) PRINCE2
13 5 (2.73%) WAN Optimisation
13 5 (2.73%) Protective Monitoring
13 5 (2.73%) Process Management
13 5 (2.73%) Performance Management
13 5 (2.73%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.73%) R
2 4 (2.19%) Perl
3 3 (1.64%) SQL
4 2 (1.09%) Java
5 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.55%) PHP
5 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 68 (37.16%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (28.42%) CCNP
3 24 (13.11%) Security Cleared
4 23 (12.57%) CCNA
5 22 (12.02%) CCIE
6 20 (10.93%) CISSP
7 17 (9.29%) SC Cleared
8 15 (8.20%) CCDP
9 10 (5.46%) JNCIS
10 9 (4.92%) HP ASE
11 7 (3.83%) HP MASE
12 6 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (2.73%) MCSE
13 5 (2.73%) DV Cleared
13 5 (2.73%) MCITP
14 4 (2.19%) CCSE
14 4 (2.19%) CCSP
15 3 (1.64%) JNCIE
16 2 (1.09%) JNCIP
16 2 (1.09%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.37%) PCI DSS
2 7 (3.83%) GPG13
2 7 (3.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (2.73%) SLA
4 3 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.09%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 11 (6.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.83%) Snort
3 6 (3.28%) Squid
4 4 (2.19%) vSphere
5 3 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.64%) Firmware
5 3 (1.64%) ProxySG
6 2 (1.09%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.55%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.55%) KVM
7 1 (0.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (2.73%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (2.73%) OpenView
2 4 (2.19%) OpenNMS
2 4 (2.19%) RANCID
3 3 (1.64%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (1.64%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (1.64%) WhatsUp Gold
3 3 (1.64%) OPNET
4 2 (1.09%) Cacti
4 2 (1.09%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.09%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.55%) Puppet
5 1 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 132 (72.13%) Cisco
2 56 (30.60%) CheckPoint
3 54 (29.51%) Juniper
4 52 (28.42%) F5
5 32 (17.49%) Blue Coat
6 26 (14.21%) HP
7 22 (12.02%) VMware
8 20 (10.93%) Citrix
8 20 (10.93%) SolarWinds
9 17 (9.29%) TippingPoint
10 12 (6.56%) Aruba
11 11 (6.01%) NetScout
12 10 (5.46%) Tradeweb
12 10 (5.46%) TIBCO
12 10 (5.46%) Radianz
12 10 (5.46%) Bloomberg
12 10 (5.46%) LogLogic
12 10 (5.46%) Tufin
13 9 (4.92%) Microsoft
13 9 (4.92%) Riverbed
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