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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Consultant
Rank 369 393 375
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 34 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.10% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.11% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £240 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £395 £353
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +12.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.33 -
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
20991 22143 19500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 93.05% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15086 15237 13037
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
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 392 385 540
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% -2.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £40.00 £43.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 +6 5 £425 +37.09% 3
Network Consultant
England

Network Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 65 (78.31%) Cisco
2 42 (50.60%) Firewall
3 39 (46.99%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (37.35%) CCNP
5 29 (34.94%) Network Security
6 28 (33.73%) Cisco Nexus
7 25 (30.12%) F5
8 24 (28.92%) WAN
9 23 (27.71%) LAN
9 23 (27.71%) Juniper
10 21 (25.30%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (24.10%) CheckPoint
11 20 (24.10%) CCIE
12 17 (20.48%) VPN
13 16 (19.28%) BGP
14 15 (18.07%) OSPF
14 15 (18.07%) Load Balancing
15 14 (16.87%) NetScaler
15 14 (16.87%) Telecoms
16 13 (15.66%) Finance
16 13 (15.66%) Network Design
17 12 (14.46%) Blue Coat
17 12 (14.46%) Wireless
17 12 (14.46%) TCP/IP
17 12 (14.46%) SAN
17 12 (14.46%) Citrix
18 11 (13.25%) HP
18 11 (13.25%) HSRP
19 10 (12.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 10 (12.05%) EIGRP

Network Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (4.82%) IIS
2 2 (2.41%) Apache
3 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.20%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.20%) Lync
3 1 (1.20%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 42 (50.60%) Firewall
2 29 (34.94%) Network Security
3 28 (33.73%) Cisco Nexus
4 24 (28.92%) WAN
5 23 (27.71%) LAN
6 21 (25.30%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (20.48%) VPN
8 16 (19.28%) BGP
9 15 (18.07%) OSPF
10 14 (16.87%) NetScaler
11 12 (14.46%) Wireless
11 12 (14.46%) SAN
11 12 (14.46%) TCP/IP
12 11 (13.25%) HSRP
13 10 (12.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 10 (12.05%) MPLS
13 10 (12.05%) EIGRP
14 8 (9.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 7 (8.43%) DMVPN
15 7 (8.43%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.20%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Introscope
1 1 (1.20%) JIRA
General
1 14 (16.87%) Telecoms
2 13 (15.66%) Finance
3 3 (3.61%) Local Government
4 2 (2.41%) Back Office
4 2 (2.41%) Publishing
4 2 (2.41%) Banking
4 2 (2.41%) Retail
5 1 (1.20%) Law
5 1 (1.20%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.20%) CSS
1 1 (1.20%) XMPP
1 1 (1.20%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Video Conferencing
1 7 (8.43%) FlexPod
2 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.20%) iPad
3 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.20%) Replication
3 1 (1.20%) SecurID
3 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.43%) UNIX
2 6 (7.23%) Windows
2 6 (7.23%) Linux
3 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.20%) SUSE
4 1 (1.20%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.07%) Load Balancing
2 13 (15.66%) Network Design
3 9 (10.84%) Migration
4 7 (8.43%) Network Architecture
5 5 (6.02%) ITIL
5 5 (6.02%) WAN Optimisation
5 5 (6.02%) Information Security
6 4 (4.82%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.61%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.61%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.61%) Change Management
7 3 (3.61%) Market Research
8 2 (2.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.41%) Identity Management
8 2 (2.41%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.41%) DevOps
8 2 (2.41%) Analytics
9 1 (1.20%) Cyber Security
9 1 (1.20%) Low Latency
9 1 (1.20%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.43%) Perl
1 7 (8.43%) R
2 4 (4.82%) SQL
3 1 (1.20%) Java
Qualifications
1 39 (46.99%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (37.35%) CCNP
3 20 (24.10%) CCIE
4 8 (9.64%) CCNA
5 7 (8.43%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.82%) CCDP
7 3 (3.61%) CISSP
7 3 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.61%) HP ASE
7 3 (3.61%) JNCIS
8 2 (2.41%) CCSE
8 2 (2.41%) CCSP
8 2 (2.41%) ACSP
9 1 (1.20%) CCSA
9 1 (1.20%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.20%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.20%) Degree
9 1 (1.20%) HP MASE
9 1 (1.20%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) PCI DSS
2 5 (6.02%) GPG13
2 5 (6.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.82%) Snort
2 4 (4.82%) Squid
3 1 (1.20%) Firmware
3 1 (1.20%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.20%) vSphere
3 1 (1.20%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.20%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 7 (8.43%) OpenNMS
1 7 (8.43%) RANCID
2 5 (6.02%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.41%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.41%) Cacti
4 1 (1.20%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.20%) OpenView
4 1 (1.20%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 65 (78.31%) Cisco
2 25 (30.12%) F5
3 23 (27.71%) Juniper
4 20 (24.10%) CheckPoint
5 12 (14.46%) Citrix
5 12 (14.46%) Blue Coat
6 11 (13.25%) HP
7 9 (10.84%) Aruba
8 7 (8.43%) VMware
8 7 (8.43%) Riverbed
9 5 (6.02%) Sourcefire
9 5 (6.02%) Brocade
9 5 (6.02%) Websense
10 4 (4.82%) Polycom
10 4 (4.82%) SonicWALL
10 4 (4.82%) Splunk
11 3 (3.61%) Meraki
11 3 (3.61%) TippingPoint
11 3 (3.61%) NETGEAR
11 3 (3.61%) Fortinet