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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Consultant
Rank 380 392 406
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 48 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.11% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.11% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 7
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£388 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £328 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £575 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £394 £373
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.15 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -37.03%
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
22739 23586 23114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.30% 93.10% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16017 16273 15398
Average daily rate £425 £433 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% -1.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 458 404 543
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.80 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% -3.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £44.62 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +16 3 £438 +20.68% 3
Chiswick - - - -
Network Consultant
England

Network Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 78 (77.23%) Cisco
2 48 (47.52%) Cisco Certification
3 45 (44.55%) Firewall
4 40 (39.60%) CCNP
5 31 (30.69%) WAN
6 30 (29.70%) Network Security
6 30 (29.70%) Cisco Nexus
7 29 (28.71%) LAN
8 28 (27.72%) F5
9 24 (23.76%) Juniper
10 23 (22.77%) CCIE
11 22 (21.78%) CheckPoint
12 21 (20.79%) VPN
12 21 (20.79%) Wireless
12 21 (20.79%) BGP
12 21 (20.79%) Cisco ASA
13 20 (19.80%) HP
14 19 (18.81%) OSPF
15 18 (17.82%) Load Balancing
16 17 (16.83%) NetScaler
16 17 (16.83%) Finance
17 16 (15.84%) Migration
17 16 (15.84%) Citrix
18 15 (14.85%) SAN
18 15 (14.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 15 (14.85%) Aruba
19 14 (13.86%) Network Design
19 14 (13.86%) EIGRP
20 13 (12.87%) Telecoms
20 13 (12.87%) Blue Coat

Network Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 9 (8.91%) IIS
2 3 (2.97%) Apache
3 2 (1.98%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.98%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.99%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 45 (44.55%) Firewall
2 31 (30.69%) WAN
3 30 (29.70%) Network Security
3 30 (29.70%) Cisco Nexus
4 29 (28.71%) LAN
5 21 (20.79%) VPN
5 21 (20.79%) Wireless
5 21 (20.79%) BGP
5 21 (20.79%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (18.81%) OSPF
7 17 (16.83%) NetScaler
8 15 (14.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 15 (14.85%) SAN
9 14 (13.86%) EIGRP
10 12 (11.88%) TCP/IP
11 10 (9.90%) MPLS
11 10 (9.90%) HSRP
11 10 (9.90%) VLAN
12 9 (8.91%) Cisco ISE
12 9 (8.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.99%) DB2
General
1 17 (16.83%) Finance
2 13 (12.87%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.95%) Local Government
4 3 (2.97%) Banking
4 3 (2.97%) Back Office
5 2 (1.98%) Publishing
6 1 (0.99%) Law
6 1 (0.99%) Legal
6 1 (0.99%) Retail
6 1 (0.99%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.93%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (1.98%) .NET
3 1 (0.99%) CSS
3 1 (0.99%) XMPP
3 1 (0.99%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.93%) Video Conferencing
1 7 (6.93%) FlexPod
2 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.97%) Economics
3 3 (2.97%) Psychology
4 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.99%) SecurID
5 1 (0.99%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.91%) UNIX
2 8 (7.92%) Windows
2 8 (7.92%) Linux
3 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (0.99%) SUSE
4 1 (0.99%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.82%) Load Balancing
2 16 (15.84%) Migration
3 14 (13.86%) Network Design
4 7 (6.93%) Configuration Management
4 7 (6.93%) Network Architecture
4 7 (6.93%) Mentoring
5 6 (5.94%) ITIL
5 6 (5.94%) Market Research
6 5 (4.95%) Identity Management
6 5 (4.95%) Network Management
6 5 (4.95%) WAN Optimisation
6 5 (4.95%) Analytics
7 4 (3.96%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (3.96%) Information Security
7 4 (3.96%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.97%) Change Management
9 2 (1.98%) DevOps
10 1 (0.99%) Line Management
10 1 (0.99%) Change Control
10 1 (0.99%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.91%) Perl
2 7 (6.93%) SQL
2 7 (6.93%) R
3 2 (1.98%) C
3 2 (1.98%) Java
Qualifications
1 48 (47.52%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (39.60%) CCNP
3 23 (22.77%) CCIE
4 6 (5.94%) CCNA
5 5 (4.95%) CISSP
5 5 (4.95%) HP ASE
5 5 (4.95%) ACSP
6 4 (3.96%) CCSE
6 4 (3.96%) CCDP
6 4 (3.96%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.97%) CCSP
7 3 (2.97%) JNCIS
7 3 (2.97%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.99%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.99%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.99%) Degree
9 1 (0.99%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.99%) CCSA
9 1 (0.99%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.97%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.97%) GPG13
2 3 (2.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.99%) COBIT
3 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.96%) Snort
3 3 (2.97%) Squid
4 1 (0.99%) Firmware
4 1 (0.99%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.99%) vSphere
4 1 (0.99%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 7 (6.93%) OpenNMS
1 7 (6.93%) RANCID
2 5 (4.95%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (4.95%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (3.96%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.98%) Cacti
4 2 (1.98%) OpenView
4 2 (1.98%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (1.98%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 78 (77.23%) Cisco
2 28 (27.72%) F5
3 24 (23.76%) Juniper
4 22 (21.78%) CheckPoint
5 20 (19.80%) HP
6 16 (15.84%) Citrix
7 15 (14.85%) Aruba
8 13 (12.87%) Blue Coat
9 12 (11.88%) VMware
10 7 (6.93%) Brocade
11 6 (5.94%) SonicWALL
11 6 (5.94%) NETGEAR
11 6 (5.94%) Riverbed
11 6 (5.94%) Dell
11 6 (5.94%) Meraki
12 5 (4.95%) Motorola
12 5 (4.95%) AirMagnet
12 5 (4.95%) Sourcefire
13 4 (3.96%) Fortinet
13 4 (3.96%) Websense
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