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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Consultant
Rank 484 491 518
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 85 63 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 46 32
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£419 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.31% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £481 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.00
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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
47054 44428 49354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.49% 92.75% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29070 26959 28367
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1866 1936 2487
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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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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 +25 43 £450 +25.00% 10
South East -12 10 £448 +27.85% 7
East of England -23 7 £350 - 2
West Midlands -12 6 £313 -8.08% 1
North West +5 5 £413 -2.94% 2
South West -36 4 £300 +7.71% 1
Yorkshire +2 1 - - 2
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UK

Network Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (69.70%) Cisco
2 72 (43.64%) Cisco Certification
3 71 (43.03%) Firewall
4 56 (33.94%) CCNP
4 56 (33.94%) CheckPoint
4 56 (33.94%) F5
5 52 (31.52%) Network Security
6 44 (26.67%) Juniper
7 36 (21.82%) WAN
7 36 (21.82%) Cisco ASA
8 35 (21.21%) LAN
8 35 (21.21%) Cisco Nexus
9 34 (20.61%) CCIE
9 34 (20.61%) OSPF
10 31 (18.79%) BGP
11 28 (16.97%) HP
12 25 (15.15%) Telecoms
13 24 (14.55%) Blue Coat
13 24 (14.55%) Network Design
14 23 (13.94%) Wireless
14 23 (13.94%) Migration
15 22 (13.33%) Finance
16 21 (12.73%) MPLS
17 20 (12.12%) Windows
18 19 (11.52%) Load Balancing
18 19 (11.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 17 (10.30%) Network Management
20 16 (9.70%) VPN
20 16 (9.70%) Security Cleared
21 15 (9.09%) Linux

Network Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (4.24%) IIS
2 6 (3.64%) Apache
3 4 (2.42%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.21%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.21%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.61%) Lync
5 1 (0.61%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.61%) Smallworld
Applications
1 3 (1.82%) MS Office
1 3 (1.82%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.21%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (43.03%) Firewall
2 52 (31.52%) Network Security
3 36 (21.82%) Cisco ASA
3 36 (21.82%) WAN
4 35 (21.21%) LAN
4 35 (21.21%) Cisco Nexus
5 34 (20.61%) OSPF
6 31 (18.79%) BGP
7 23 (13.94%) Wireless
8 21 (12.73%) MPLS
9 19 (11.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 16 (9.70%) VPN
11 13 (7.88%) TCP/IP
12 12 (7.27%) BIG-IP
13 11 (6.67%) DNS
14 10 (6.06%) WLAN
14 10 (6.06%) VLAN
14 10 (6.06%) NetScaler
14 10 (6.06%) Cisco ISE
15 9 (5.45%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.21%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) GDB
General
1 25 (15.15%) Telecoms
2 22 (13.33%) Finance
3 10 (6.06%) Banking
4 3 (1.82%) Law
4 3 (1.82%) Local Government
5 2 (1.21%) Publishing
5 2 (1.21%) Retail
5 2 (1.21%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.21%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.21%) Back Office
6 1 (0.61%) Legal
6 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.61%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.21%) .NET
1 2 (1.21%) Middleware
2 1 (0.61%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.42%) Economics
1 4 (2.42%) Psychology
2 3 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (1.82%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.21%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.61%) SecurID
4 1 (0.61%) Statistics
4 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.61%) NHS
4 1 (0.61%) GIS
4 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.61%) Replication
4 1 (0.61%) CESG
4 1 (0.61%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.12%) Windows
2 15 (9.09%) Linux
3 12 (7.27%) UNIX
4 6 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.21%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (14.55%) Network Design
2 23 (13.94%) Migration
3 19 (11.52%) Load Balancing
4 17 (10.30%) Network Management
5 15 (9.09%) Network Architecture
6 11 (6.67%) ITIL
7 6 (3.64%) Project Management
7 6 (3.64%) Identity Management
7 6 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (3.64%) Information Security
7 6 (3.64%) Analytics
8 5 (3.03%) Change Management
8 5 (3.03%) Configuration Management
9 4 (2.42%) Market Research
9 4 (2.42%) Service Delivery
9 4 (2.42%) Change Control
10 3 (1.82%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (1.82%) Network Planning
11 2 (1.21%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (1.21%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.24%) SQL
2 3 (1.82%) C
3 2 (1.21%) Java
3 2 (1.21%) Perl
4 1 (0.61%) Embedded C
4 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 72 (43.64%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (33.94%) CCNP
3 34 (20.61%) CCIE
4 16 (9.70%) Security Cleared
5 13 (7.88%) SC Cleared
6 11 (6.67%) CCSE
7 10 (6.06%) CCNA
8 9 (5.45%) CCDP
9 7 (4.24%) CISSP
9 7 (4.24%) CCSA
10 6 (3.64%) HP ASE
10 6 (3.64%) ACSP
11 4 (2.42%) Check Point Certification
11 4 (2.42%) JNCIS
12 3 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.21%) CCSP
13 2 (1.21%) Degree
14 1 (0.61%) MCSE
14 1 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.61%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.03%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.82%) SLA
3 3 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.82%) GPG13
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.61%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (3.64%) Active Directory
1 6 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.42%) Snort
3 3 (1.82%) Squid
3 3 (1.82%) ProxySG
4 2 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.61%) KVM
5 1 (0.61%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (4.24%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (3.64%) OpenView
2 6 (3.64%) BladeLogic
3 4 (2.42%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.82%) Cacti
4 3 (1.82%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (1.82%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (1.21%) OPNET
5 2 (1.21%) SCCM
6 1 (0.61%) OVSD
6 1 (0.61%) DameWare
6 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 115 (69.70%) Cisco
2 56 (33.94%) CheckPoint
2 56 (33.94%) F5
3 44 (26.67%) Juniper
4 28 (16.97%) HP
5 24 (14.55%) Blue Coat
6 13 (7.88%) VMware
6 13 (7.88%) Aruba
7 12 (7.27%) Microsoft
8 11 (6.67%) Citrix
9 9 (5.45%) Nokia
10 7 (4.24%) Meraki
11 6 (3.64%) AirMagnet
11 6 (3.64%) Motorola
11 6 (3.64%) BMC
12 5 (3.03%) McAfee
12 5 (3.03%) Sourcefire
12 5 (3.03%) SonicWALL
13 4 (2.42%) BT
13 4 (2.42%) Fortinet
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