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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Consultant
Rank 375 408 402
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 50 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.087% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.094% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 14 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £337 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £553 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.06% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.97 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- -47.30%
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
22595 23409 24351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.27% 93.01% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15641 16101 16015
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 426 624
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +20 5 £450 +20.00% 2
Chiswick - - - -
Network Consultant
England

Network Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 70 (70.71%) Cisco
2 45 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
3 40 (40.40%) Firewall
4 38 (38.38%) CCNP
5 29 (29.29%) F5
6 28 (28.28%) Network Security
7 27 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
8 26 (26.26%) Juniper
9 25 (25.25%) WAN
10 24 (24.24%) HP
11 23 (23.23%) LAN
12 22 (22.22%) CheckPoint
12 22 (22.22%) OSPF
12 22 (22.22%) BGP
13 20 (20.20%) CCIE
14 19 (19.19%) VPN
15 18 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
16 17 (17.17%) Finance
16 17 (17.17%) Migration
17 15 (15.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 14 (14.14%) Wireless
19 13 (13.13%) EIGRP
19 13 (13.13%) Network Design
20 12 (12.12%) Blue Coat
20 12 (12.12%) Load Balancing
20 12 (12.12%) VMware
21 11 (11.11%) TCP/IP
21 11 (11.11%) SAN
22 10 (10.10%) Citrix
22 10 (10.10%) IIS

Network Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 10 (10.10%) IIS
2 2 (2.02%) Apache
2 2 (2.02%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.02%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.01%) Lync
3 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.01%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.01%) Smallworld
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) MS Office
1 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 40 (40.40%) Firewall
2 28 (28.28%) Network Security
3 27 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
4 25 (25.25%) WAN
5 23 (23.23%) LAN
6 22 (22.22%) OSPF
6 22 (22.22%) BGP
7 19 (19.19%) VPN
8 18 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (15.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 14 (14.14%) Wireless
11 13 (13.13%) EIGRP
12 11 (11.11%) TCP/IP
12 11 (11.11%) SAN
13 10 (10.10%) NetScaler
13 10 (10.10%) VLAN
14 9 (9.09%) HSRP
14 9 (9.09%) MPLS
15 8 (8.08%) SNMP
15 8 (8.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.07%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 17 (17.17%) Finance
2 10 (10.10%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.04%) Banking
3 4 (4.04%) Law
4 3 (3.03%) Local Government
5 2 (2.02%) Legal
5 2 (2.02%) Publishing
5 2 (2.02%) Back Office
6 1 (1.01%) Retail
6 1 (1.01%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.06%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (2.02%) .NET
3 1 (1.01%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.06%) FlexPod
2 5 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.04%) Psychology
3 4 (4.04%) Economics
4 3 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.01%) iPad
5 1 (1.01%) SecurID
5 1 (1.01%) Statistics
5 1 (1.01%) GIS
5 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.09%) UNIX
1 9 (9.09%) Windows
2 7 (7.07%) Linux
2 7 (7.07%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (7.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000
3 1 (1.01%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.17%) Migration
2 13 (13.13%) Network Design
3 12 (12.12%) Load Balancing
4 8 (8.08%) Configuration Management
5 7 (7.07%) Market Research
5 7 (7.07%) Network Architecture
5 7 (7.07%) Mentoring
6 6 (6.06%) Network Management
7 5 (5.05%) Analytics
7 5 (5.05%) Identity Management
7 5 (5.05%) ITIL
7 5 (5.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.03%) Information Security
8 3 (3.03%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.02%) Change Management
9 2 (2.02%) DevOps
10 1 (1.01%) Cyber Security
10 1 (1.01%) Low Latency
10 1 (1.01%) Change Control
10 1 (1.01%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.09%) SQL
2 8 (8.08%) Perl
3 6 (6.06%) R
4 2 (2.02%) C
4 2 (2.02%) Java
Qualifications
1 45 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (38.38%) CCNP
3 20 (20.20%) CCIE
4 5 (5.05%) CCNA
4 5 (5.05%) HP ASE
4 5 (5.05%) ACSP
5 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.04%) CCDP
5 4 (4.04%) CISSP
5 4 (4.04%) CCSE
6 3 (3.03%) JNCIS
6 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.02%) CCSP
7 2 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.01%) CCSA
8 1 (1.01%) CCVP
8 1 (1.01%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.01%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.01%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.01%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.02%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.02%) GPG13
2 2 (2.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.01%) COBIT
3 1 (1.01%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.03%) Snort
3 2 (2.02%) Squid
4 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.01%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.01%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (6.06%) OpenNMS
1 6 (6.06%) RANCID
2 5 (5.05%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (4.04%) BladeLogic
3 4 (4.04%) OpenView
4 3 (3.03%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (3.03%) Cacti
4 3 (3.03%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.01%) DameWare
5 1 (1.01%) OVSD
Vendors
1 70 (70.71%) Cisco
2 29 (29.29%) F5
3 26 (26.26%) Juniper
4 24 (24.24%) HP
5 22 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 12 (12.12%) VMware
6 12 (12.12%) Blue Coat
7 10 (10.10%) Aruba
7 10 (10.10%) Citrix
8 7 (7.07%) Dell
8 7 (7.07%) NETGEAR
8 7 (7.07%) SonicWALL
9 6 (6.06%) Nokia
9 6 (6.06%) Meraki
10 5 (5.05%) Motorola
10 5 (5.05%) AirMagnet
11 4 (4.04%) Fortinet
11 4 (4.04%) Sourcefire
11 4 (4.04%) BMC
11 4 (4.04%) Oracle