The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Consultant
Rank 406 395 398
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 26 32 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 25
Average daily rate £356 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £283 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £495 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £406 £363
% change year-on-year
+0.92% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 -
Network Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21805 21262 22113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.73% 94.80% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15767 14589 15407
Average daily rate £463 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 391 398
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Network Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Consultant in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

Network Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Consultant across the London region.

Network Consultant Daily Rate Trend in London

Network Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Consultant across the London region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Network Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in London

Network Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Consultant across the London region.

Network Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in London

Network Consultant
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
City of London +44 5 £388 -18.42% 1
Network Consultant
England

Network Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 24 (60.00%) Cisco
2 17 (42.50%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (40.00%) CCNP
3 16 (40.00%) Firewall
4 14 (35.00%) BGP
5 13 (32.50%) MPLS
6 11 (27.50%) Data Centre
6 11 (27.50%) OSPF
6 11 (27.50%) WAN
7 10 (25.00%) LAN
7 10 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 8 (20.00%) Network Security
8 8 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
8 8 (20.00%) Juniper
8 8 (20.00%) Finance
9 7 (17.50%) Migration
10 6 (15.00%) CCIE
10 6 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (15.00%) Network Design
11 5 (12.50%) CCNA
11 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
12 4 (10.00%) EIGRP
12 4 (10.00%) CheckPoint
12 4 (10.00%) VPN
12 4 (10.00%) Banking
13 3 (7.50%) Network Planning
13 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 3 (7.50%) Fortinet

Network Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (40.00%) Firewall
2 14 (35.00%) BGP
3 13 (32.50%) MPLS
4 11 (27.50%) OSPF
4 11 (27.50%) WAN
5 10 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (25.00%) LAN
6 8 (20.00%) Network Security
7 6 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (10.00%) EIGRP
8 4 (10.00%) VPN
9 3 (7.50%) DHCP
9 3 (7.50%) DNS
9 3 (7.50%) Internet
9 3 (7.50%) Wireless
10 2 (5.00%) DWDM
10 2 (5.00%) SDH
10 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
10 2 (5.00%) VLAN
10 2 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) GIS
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Law
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Grid Computing
3 1 (2.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
1 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
2 7 (17.50%) Migration
3 6 (15.00%) Network Design
4 3 (7.50%) Change Management
4 3 (7.50%) Network Planning
5 2 (5.00%) BCP
5 2 (5.00%) Network Architecture
5 2 (5.00%) Release Management
5 2 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (5.00%) Software Architecture
5 2 (5.00%) Time Management
5 2 (5.00%) Validation
6 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.50%) High Availability
6 1 (2.50%) Information Security
6 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.50%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (42.50%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (40.00%) CCNP
3 10 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (15.00%) CCIE
5 5 (12.50%) CCNA
6 3 (7.50%) CISSP
7 2 (5.00%) CEH
8 1 (2.50%) CCDP
8 1 (2.50%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (2.50%) CCVP
8 1 (2.50%) CISA
8 1 (2.50%) CISM
8 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.00%) SLA
3 1 (2.50%) ISO 14001
3 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) Cisco
2 8 (20.00%) Juniper
3 4 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (7.50%) Fortinet
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle
4 3 (7.50%) Palo Alto
5 2 (5.00%) Citrix
5 2 (5.00%) F5
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.00%) VMware
6 1 (2.50%) Aruba
6 1 (2.50%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.50%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (2.50%) Forcepoint
6 1 (2.50%) Infoblox
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.50%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.50%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.50%) Sourcefire