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 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 359 361 354
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 31 29 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.13% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.14% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £406 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £180 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £394 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +19.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.75
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
19374 20076 18238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.48% 93.05% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 13538 13608 12452
Average daily rate £450 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 384 408
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.08% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £43.63 £42.50
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 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 5 March 2015.

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 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
City of London +9 3 £400 +13.96% 2
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Network Consultant
England

Network Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 53 (73.61%) Cisco
2 43 (59.72%) Firewall
3 34 (47.22%) Network Security
4 30 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (36.11%) CheckPoint
6 23 (31.94%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (29.17%) CCNP
8 19 (26.39%) Juniper
9 17 (23.61%) WAN
9 17 (23.61%) LAN
9 17 (23.61%) Telecoms
9 17 (23.61%) Cisco Nexus
10 16 (22.22%) VPN
11 15 (20.83%) Blue Coat
12 14 (19.44%) Finance
13 13 (18.06%) F5
14 12 (16.67%) NetScaler
14 12 (16.67%) Load Balancing
14 12 (16.67%) Wireless
14 12 (16.67%) CCIE
14 12 (16.67%) TCP/IP
14 12 (16.67%) BGP
15 11 (15.28%) Citrix
15 11 (15.28%) CCNA
16 10 (13.89%) SAN
16 10 (13.89%) OSPF
17 9 (12.50%) CISSP
18 8 (11.11%) HP
18 8 (11.11%) PCI DSS
19 7 (9.72%) Riverbed

Network Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 (2.78%) Apache
1 2 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (1.39%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.39%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (59.72%) Firewall
2 34 (47.22%) Network Security
3 23 (31.94%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (23.61%) WAN
4 17 (23.61%) LAN
4 17 (23.61%) Cisco Nexus
5 16 (22.22%) VPN
6 12 (16.67%) NetScaler
6 12 (16.67%) Wireless
6 12 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 12 (16.67%) BGP
7 10 (13.89%) SAN
7 10 (13.89%) OSPF
8 7 (9.72%) Internet
8 7 (9.72%) EIGRP
9 6 (8.33%) DNS
9 6 (8.33%) HSRP
10 5 (6.94%) Cisco IPT
10 5 (6.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (6.94%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.39%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) JIRA
1 1 (1.39%) Introscope
General
1 17 (23.61%) Telecoms
2 14 (19.44%) Finance
3 3 (4.17%) Games
3 3 (4.17%) Local Government
3 3 (4.17%) Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Retail
4 2 (2.78%) Back Office
5 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.39%) Law
5 1 (1.39%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) Regular Expression
1 1 (1.39%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (5.56%) FlexPod
3 2 (2.78%) STB
4 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.39%) Replication
4 1 (1.39%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.56%) UNIX
1 4 (5.56%) Windows
1 4 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (1.39%) SUSE
2 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.39%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 7 (9.72%) Information Security
3 6 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (6.94%) WAN Optimisation
4 5 (6.94%) Migration
4 5 (6.94%) ITIL
5 4 (5.56%) Network Design
5 4 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.78%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.78%) Security Management
7 2 (2.78%) Change Management
7 2 (2.78%) Network Architecture
8 1 (1.39%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.39%) Market Research
8 1 (1.39%) Analytics
8 1 (1.39%) Cyber Security
8 1 (1.39%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.56%) Perl
1 4 (5.56%) R
2 2 (2.78%) SQL
3 1 (1.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 30 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (29.17%) CCNP
3 12 (16.67%) CCIE
4 11 (15.28%) CCNA
5 9 (12.50%) CISSP
6 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
7 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.78%) CCSP
8 2 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.78%) JNCIS
8 2 (2.78%) HP ASE
9 1 (1.39%) Degree
9 1 (1.39%) HP MASE
9 1 (1.39%) ACSP
9 1 (1.39%) VCP4
9 1 (1.39%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 7 (9.72%) GPG13
2 7 (9.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) Snort
1 6 (8.33%) Squid
2 3 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.17%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.39%) vSphere
3 1 (1.39%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (1.39%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (5.56%) RANCID
2 4 (5.56%) OpenNMS
3 2 (2.78%) Cacti
4 1 (1.39%) SCCM
4 1 (1.39%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.39%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.39%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.39%) OpenView
Vendors
1 53 (73.61%) Cisco
2 26 (36.11%) CheckPoint
3 19 (26.39%) Juniper
4 15 (20.83%) Blue Coat
5 13 (18.06%) F5
6 11 (15.28%) Citrix
7 8 (11.11%) HP
8 7 (9.72%) Riverbed
8 7 (9.72%) Aruba
8 7 (9.72%) Sourcefire
9 6 (8.33%) Websense
9 6 (8.33%) Brocade
9 6 (8.33%) VMware
10 5 (6.94%) Remedy
11 4 (5.56%) ScanSafe
11 4 (5.56%) Polycom
12 3 (4.17%) SolarWinds
12 3 (4.17%) Prolexic
12 3 (4.17%) BT
13 2 (2.78%) IBM