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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Consultant
Rank 472 478 529
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +51
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 117 75 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.16% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.17% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 53 15
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £326 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £540 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.33 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.92% -33.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.15 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -37.03%
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
47993 44437 46047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.63% 92.80% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30660 27466 26538
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 1962 2297
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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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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 +28 46 £388 -13.88% 8
South East -15 25 £350 -22.22% 6
North West -2 10 £375 -11.76% 2
West Midlands -8 10 £350 -11.39% 1
South West -20 8 £450 - 2
Yorkshire -1 4 £400 -11.11% 1
East Midlands -1 3 £500 +42.85% 1
East of England -34 2 £315 -21.25% 1
North East - 2 £349 -
Midlands +2 1 - -
Network Consultant
UK

Network Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 143 (70.44%) Cisco
2 97 (47.78%) Firewall
3 82 (40.39%) Cisco Certification
4 67 (33.00%) CCNP
5 60 (29.56%) Network Security
6 57 (28.08%) WAN
6 57 (28.08%) F5
7 52 (25.62%) LAN
8 48 (23.65%) Cisco Nexus
9 47 (23.15%) Juniper
9 47 (23.15%) CheckPoint
10 39 (19.21%) CCIE
11 37 (18.23%) OSPF
11 37 (18.23%) BGP
11 37 (18.23%) Cisco ASA
12 35 (17.24%) HP
13 34 (16.75%) Wireless
14 32 (15.76%) Network Design
14 32 (15.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 28 (13.79%) Telecoms
15 28 (13.79%) VPN
16 27 (13.30%) Finance
16 27 (13.30%) MPLS
16 27 (13.30%) Load Balancing
17 25 (12.32%) TCP/IP
18 24 (11.82%) Security Cleared
18 24 (11.82%) Network Management
19 23 (11.33%) NetScaler
20 22 (10.84%) Blue Coat
21 21 (10.34%) Citrix

Network Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (3.45%) IIS
2 5 (2.46%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.97%) Apache
4 2 (0.99%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.49%) Lync
5 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (1.97%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.48%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.48%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 97 (47.78%) Firewall
2 60 (29.56%) Network Security
3 57 (28.08%) WAN
4 52 (25.62%) LAN
5 48 (23.65%) Cisco Nexus
6 37 (18.23%) OSPF
6 37 (18.23%) BGP
6 37 (18.23%) Cisco ASA
7 34 (16.75%) Wireless
8 32 (15.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 28 (13.79%) VPN
10 27 (13.30%) MPLS
11 25 (12.32%) TCP/IP
12 23 (11.33%) NetScaler
13 20 (9.85%) SAN
13 20 (9.85%) EIGRP
14 15 (7.39%) WLAN
15 13 (6.40%) DNS
15 13 (6.40%) Cisco ISE
16 12 (5.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.49%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.49%) GDB
1 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
General
1 28 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 27 (13.30%) Finance
3 7 (3.45%) Banking
4 4 (1.97%) Local Government
5 3 (1.48%) Back Office
6 2 (0.99%) Retail
6 2 (0.99%) Legal
6 2 (0.99%) Publishing
7 1 (0.49%) Games
7 1 (0.49%) Law
7 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.49%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.96%) Middleware
2 2 (0.99%) .NET
3 1 (0.49%) CSS
3 1 (0.49%) XMPP
3 1 (0.49%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.43%) Video Conferencing
1 9 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.45%) FlexPod
3 6 (2.96%) User Experience
4 4 (1.97%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.48%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (1.48%) NHS
6 2 (0.99%) Statistics
6 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.99%) Replication
6 2 (0.99%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.49%) Economics
7 1 (0.49%) SecurID
7 1 (0.49%) Psychology
7 1 (0.49%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.49%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.49%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.49%) iPad
7 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.87%) Windows
2 14 (6.90%) UNIX
3 13 (6.40%) Linux
4 9 (4.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.49%) SUSE
7 1 (0.49%) AIX
7 1 (0.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (15.76%) Network Design
2 27 (13.30%) Load Balancing
3 24 (11.82%) Network Management
4 20 (9.85%) ITIL
5 18 (8.87%) Migration
6 15 (7.39%) Network Architecture
6 15 (7.39%) Mentoring
7 9 (4.43%) Analytics
7 9 (4.43%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (4.43%) Performance Management
7 9 (4.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (3.94%) Identity Management
8 8 (3.94%) Information Security
9 7 (3.45%) Service Delivery
9 7 (3.45%) Change Management
10 5 (2.46%) PRINCE2
10 5 (2.46%) Configuration Management
10 5 (2.46%) Network Planning
10 5 (2.46%) WAN Optimisation
11 4 (1.97%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.43%) Perl
2 7 (3.45%) R
3 5 (2.46%) SQL
4 3 (1.48%) C
5 2 (0.99%) Java
6 1 (0.49%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 82 (40.39%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (33.00%) CCNP
3 39 (19.21%) CCIE
4 24 (11.82%) Security Cleared
5 21 (10.34%) SC Cleared
6 15 (7.39%) CCNA
7 11 (5.42%) CCDP
7 11 (5.42%) HP ASE
8 9 (4.43%) CCSE
9 8 (3.94%) CISSP
9 8 (3.94%) ACSP
10 7 (3.45%) JNCIS
11 5 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (2.46%) CCSA
12 4 (1.97%) MCSE
12 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (1.97%) CCSP
12 4 (1.97%) Degree
13 3 (1.48%) DV Cleared
13 3 (1.48%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.97%) SLA
2 4 (1.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (1.97%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.97%) GPG13
3 2 (0.99%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.49%) COBIT
4 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 13 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.46%) Snort
3 4 (1.97%) Squid
4 3 (1.48%) vSphere
4 3 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.99%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.99%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.99%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.49%) Firmware
6 1 (0.49%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.49%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 9 (4.43%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (3.45%) RANCID
2 7 (3.45%) OpenView
2 7 (3.45%) OpenNMS
3 6 (2.96%) OPNET
3 6 (2.96%) BladeLogic
4 5 (2.46%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.48%) WhatsUp Gold
6 2 (0.99%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.49%) Cacti
7 1 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.49%) Puppet
7 1 (0.49%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 143 (70.44%) Cisco
2 57 (28.08%) F5
3 47 (23.15%) Juniper
3 47 (23.15%) CheckPoint
4 35 (17.24%) HP
5 22 (10.84%) Blue Coat
6 21 (10.34%) Citrix
7 20 (9.85%) Aruba
8 18 (8.87%) VMware
9 12 (5.91%) Microsoft
10 11 (5.42%) Meraki
11 10 (4.93%) BMC
12 8 (3.94%) Motorola
12 8 (3.94%) Brocade
12 8 (3.94%) SolarWinds
12 8 (3.94%) TippingPoint
12 8 (3.94%) AirMagnet
13 7 (3.45%) Nokia
14 6 (2.96%) Websense
14 6 (2.96%) Riverbed
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