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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Consultant
Rank 486 473 501
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 93 80 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.17% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.18% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 58 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £312 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £517 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £36.50 - £32.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 - £32.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 - £33.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 - £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
45428 44376 39335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.50% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27952 23212
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
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 1800 1857 2029
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -19 30 £438 -2.77% 4
South East -21 20 £355 -5.33% 3
East of England +16 13 £425 +20.56% 1
North West - 13 £250 - 1
West Midlands 0 11 £400 -20.00% 2
East Midlands - 4 £395 -
Yorkshire -13 2 - - 1
North East -11 1 - -
Network Consultant
UK

Network Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 112 (62.92%) Cisco
2 100 (56.18%) Firewall
3 63 (35.39%) Cisco Certification
4 61 (34.27%) Network Security
5 56 (31.46%) Juniper
6 50 (28.09%) CheckPoint
7 48 (26.97%) LAN
8 47 (26.40%) WAN
8 47 (26.40%) F5
9 42 (23.60%) CCNP
9 42 (23.60%) Finance
10 39 (21.91%) Wireless
11 37 (20.79%) Cisco ASA
12 32 (17.98%) DNS
12 32 (17.98%) Cisco Nexus
13 30 (16.85%) ITIL
14 29 (16.29%) TCP/IP
14 29 (16.29%) DHCP
15 28 (15.73%) Blue Coat
16 25 (14.04%) SolarWinds
16 25 (14.04%) MPLS
17 24 (13.48%) BGP
17 24 (13.48%) VPN
17 24 (13.48%) Load Balancing
17 24 (13.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 23 (12.92%) Security Cleared
18 23 (12.92%) HP
18 23 (12.92%) CCIE
18 23 (12.92%) OSPF
19 22 (12.36%) CISSP

Network Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (1.69%) IIS
2 2 (1.12%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.56%) Lync
3 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.56%) Apache
3 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) MS Office
1 1 (0.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (7.87%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.56%) Office 365
2 1 (0.56%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (56.18%) Firewall
2 61 (34.27%) Network Security
3 48 (26.97%) LAN
4 47 (26.40%) WAN
5 39 (21.91%) Wireless
6 37 (20.79%) Cisco ASA
7 32 (17.98%) DNS
7 32 (17.98%) Cisco Nexus
8 29 (16.29%) TCP/IP
8 29 (16.29%) DHCP
9 25 (14.04%) MPLS
10 24 (13.48%) BGP
10 24 (13.48%) VPN
10 24 (13.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 23 (12.92%) OSPF
12 18 (10.11%) EIGRP
13 16 (8.99%) Wireshark
13 16 (8.99%) Multicast
13 16 (8.99%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 14 (7.87%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.56%) MySQL
1 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
General
1 42 (23.60%) Finance
2 15 (8.43%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.81%) Banking
4 3 (1.69%) Games
5 2 (1.12%) Legal
5 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.56%) Electronics
6 1 (0.56%) Back Office
6 1 (0.56%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.87%) Rendezvous
2 2 (1.12%) Middleware
3 1 (0.56%) .NET
3 1 (0.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.43%) Management Information System
2 14 (7.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.69%) PKI
5 2 (1.12%) IVR
5 2 (1.12%) STB
5 2 (1.12%) User Experience
6 1 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.56%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.56%) NHS
6 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.67%) Windows
2 10 (5.62%) Linux
3 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.69%) UNIX
5 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.56%) Solaris
6 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.56%) Debian
6 1 (0.56%) CentOS
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (16.85%) ITIL
2 24 (13.48%) Load Balancing
3 22 (12.36%) Network Architecture
4 21 (11.80%) Network Monitoring
5 17 (9.55%) Change Management
6 16 (8.99%) Network Management
7 15 (8.43%) Service Management
8 14 (7.87%) Migration
9 11 (6.18%) Network Design
9 11 (6.18%) Information Security
10 8 (4.49%) Service Delivery
10 8 (4.49%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (3.93%) PRINCE2
11 7 (3.93%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (3.37%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (2.81%) SIEM
13 5 (2.81%) Malware Analysis
13 5 (2.81%) Protective Monitoring
13 5 (2.81%) Reverse Engineering
14 4 (2.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.25%) SQL
2 2 (1.12%) Java
3 1 (0.56%) R
3 1 (0.56%) C
3 1 (0.56%) PHP
3 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 63 (35.39%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (23.60%) CCNP
3 23 (12.92%) Security Cleared
3 23 (12.92%) CCIE
4 22 (12.36%) CISSP
5 20 (11.24%) CCNA
6 14 (7.87%) CCDP
7 13 (7.30%) SC Cleared
8 8 (4.49%) HP ASE
8 8 (4.49%) HP MASE
9 6 (3.37%) JNCIS
9 6 (3.37%) CCSE
10 5 (2.81%) CCSP
11 4 (2.25%) JNCIP
11 4 (2.25%) JNCIE
12 3 (1.69%) Degree
12 3 (1.69%) DV Cleared
13 2 (1.12%) CCVP
13 2 (1.12%) CCIP
13 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.93%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (2.81%) GPG13
4 4 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 4 (2.25%) SLA
5 3 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.56%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.37%) Snort
2 5 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.25%) Squid
4 3 (1.69%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.69%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.12%) vSphere
5 2 (1.12%) Firmware
6 1 (0.56%) vCloud
6 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.56%) iptables
6 1 (0.56%) KVM
6 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (3.37%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.69%) OpenView
3 2 (1.12%) OPNET
4 1 (0.56%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.56%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.56%) Nagios
4 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.56%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.56%) SCCM
4 1 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.56%) OSSEC
4 1 (0.56%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.56%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 112 (62.92%) Cisco
2 56 (31.46%) Juniper
3 50 (28.09%) CheckPoint
4 47 (26.40%) F5
5 28 (15.73%) Blue Coat
6 25 (14.04%) SolarWinds
7 23 (12.92%) HP
8 17 (9.55%) VMware
9 15 (8.43%) NetScout
10 14 (7.87%) TippingPoint
10 14 (7.87%) Tufin
10 14 (7.87%) Tradeweb
10 14 (7.87%) Radianz
10 14 (7.87%) Bloomberg
10 14 (7.87%) TIBCO
10 14 (7.87%) LogLogic
10 14 (7.87%) Lancope
11 13 (7.30%) Citrix
12 10 (5.62%) BT
13 9 (5.06%) Riverbed