The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Consultant
Rank 355 398 389
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 51 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.095% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.10% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 15 14
Average daily rate
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£444 £360 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.26% -9.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £290 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £487 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £340 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.14% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.00
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21789 22449 24429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.69% 92.50% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14922 15272 15897
Average daily rate £425 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 467 652
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £44.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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England

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 July 2014.

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 July 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
City of London +19 12 £500 +25.00% 1
Hayes - - - -
Network Consultant
England

Network Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 62 (69.66%) Cisco
2 41 (46.07%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (34.83%) Firewall
4 30 (33.71%) CCNP
5 29 (32.58%) WAN
5 29 (32.58%) F5
6 27 (30.34%) LAN
7 24 (26.97%) Network Security
8 22 (24.72%) CheckPoint
8 22 (24.72%) OSPF
8 22 (24.72%) BGP
9 21 (23.60%) Juniper
10 19 (21.35%) CCIE
10 19 (21.35%) HP
11 17 (19.10%) Cisco Nexus
11 17 (19.10%) Wireless
12 16 (17.98%) Finance
13 15 (16.85%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (15.73%) Load Balancing
15 13 (14.61%) Network Design
15 13 (14.61%) Migration
16 12 (13.48%) Telecoms
16 12 (13.48%) Aruba
17 11 (12.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 11 (12.36%) Blue Coat
17 11 (12.36%) Cisco IOS
17 11 (12.36%) MPLS
17 11 (12.36%) Citrix
17 11 (12.36%) TCP/IP
18 10 (11.24%) VPN

Network Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 7 (7.87%) IIS
2 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.25%) Apache
2 2 (2.25%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.12%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.12%) Smallworld
3 1 (1.12%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 31 (34.83%) Firewall
2 29 (32.58%) WAN
3 27 (30.34%) LAN
4 24 (26.97%) Network Security
5 22 (24.72%) OSPF
5 22 (24.72%) BGP
6 17 (19.10%) Cisco Nexus
6 17 (19.10%) Wireless
7 15 (16.85%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (12.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 11 (12.36%) Cisco IOS
8 11 (12.36%) MPLS
8 11 (12.36%) TCP/IP
9 10 (11.24%) VPN
10 9 (10.11%) VoIP
10 9 (10.11%) NetScaler
11 8 (8.99%) WLAN
11 8 (8.99%) SAN
12 7 (7.87%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (7.87%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 16 (17.98%) Finance
2 12 (13.48%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.87%) Banking
4 3 (3.37%) Law
4 3 (3.37%) Local Government
5 2 (2.25%) Publishing
5 2 (2.25%) Back Office
6 1 (1.12%) Legal
6 1 (1.12%) International Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Retail
6 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.25%) .NET
2 1 (1.12%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (4.49%) Economics
2 4 (4.49%) Psychology
3 1 (1.12%) CESG
3 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.12%) GIS
3 1 (1.12%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.87%) Windows
2 5 (5.62%) UNIX
2 5 (5.62%) Linux
3 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.12%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.73%) Load Balancing
2 13 (14.61%) Network Design
2 13 (14.61%) Migration
3 8 (8.99%) Network Management
4 7 (7.87%) Configuration Management
5 6 (6.74%) Network Architecture
5 6 (6.74%) Service Delivery
5 6 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (5.62%) WAN Optimisation
7 4 (4.49%) Market Research
7 4 (4.49%) Analytics
7 4 (4.49%) Identity Management
8 3 (3.37%) ITIL
9 2 (2.25%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (2.25%) Project Management
10 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2
10 1 (1.12%) B2B
10 1 (1.12%) Change Management
10 1 (1.12%) Information Security
10 1 (1.12%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.87%) SQL
2 4 (4.49%) Perl
3 2 (2.25%) Ruby
3 2 (2.25%) Python
3 2 (2.25%) C
3 2 (2.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 41 (46.07%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (33.71%) CCNP
3 19 (21.35%) CCIE
4 5 (5.62%) CCSE
5 4 (4.49%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.49%) HP ASE
5 4 (4.49%) ACSP
5 4 (4.49%) CCDP
6 3 (3.37%) CCNA
6 3 (3.37%) CISSP
6 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.25%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.12%) CCSP
8 1 (1.12%) CCSA
8 1 (1.12%) CCVP
8 1 (1.12%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.12%) COBIT
2 1 (1.12%) GPG13
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.25%) Snort
3 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.12%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.12%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (7.87%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (6.74%) BladeLogic
3 4 (4.49%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (4.49%) OpenView
4 3 (3.37%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (3.37%) Cacti
4 3 (3.37%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (2.25%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (1.12%) DameWare
6 1 (1.12%) OVSD
Vendors
1 62 (69.66%) Cisco
2 29 (32.58%) F5
3 22 (24.72%) CheckPoint
4 21 (23.60%) Juniper
5 19 (21.35%) HP
6 12 (13.48%) Aruba
7 11 (12.36%) Blue Coat
7 11 (12.36%) Citrix
8 9 (10.11%) VMware
9 7 (7.87%) Nokia
9 7 (7.87%) Riverbed
10 6 (6.74%) SonicWALL
10 6 (6.74%) McAfee
10 6 (6.74%) BMC
11 5 (5.62%) Brocade
11 5 (5.62%) Meraki
12 4 (4.49%) Polycom
12 4 (4.49%) NETGEAR
12 4 (4.49%) AirMagnet
12 4 (4.49%) Motorola