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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Consultant
Rank 367 373 347
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 31 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.093% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.100% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 9
Average daily rate
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£438 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £134 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £478 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £369 £328
% change year-on-year
-6.77% +12.59%
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
19545 20081 18032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.53% 93.17% 93.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13847 13699 12141
Average daily rate £440 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £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 327 376 496
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.73 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +11 4 £388 +56.56% 2
Network Consultant
England

Network Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 59 (75.64%) Cisco
2 45 (57.69%) Firewall
3 36 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (42.31%) Network Security
5 25 (32.05%) CCNP
6 23 (29.49%) Juniper
6 23 (29.49%) CheckPoint
7 21 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (25.64%) Cisco Nexus
9 19 (24.36%) WAN
10 18 (23.08%) CCIE
10 18 (23.08%) VPN
10 18 (23.08%) LAN
11 16 (20.51%) Telecoms
12 15 (19.23%) Finance
12 15 (19.23%) Blue Coat
12 15 (19.23%) TCP/IP
12 15 (19.23%) BGP
12 15 (19.23%) F5
13 13 (16.67%) NetScaler
13 13 (16.67%) OSPF
14 12 (15.38%) SAN
14 12 (15.38%) Load Balancing
15 11 (14.10%) HSRP
15 11 (14.10%) CCNA
15 11 (14.10%) Wireless
16 10 (12.82%) Citrix
16 10 (12.82%) EIGRP
17 9 (11.54%) HP
18 8 (10.26%) Migration

Network Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (5.13%) IIS
2 2 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.28%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (57.69%) Firewall
2 33 (42.31%) Network Security
3 21 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
4 20 (25.64%) Cisco Nexus
5 19 (24.36%) WAN
6 18 (23.08%) VPN
6 18 (23.08%) LAN
7 15 (19.23%) TCP/IP
7 15 (19.23%) BGP
8 13 (16.67%) NetScaler
8 13 (16.67%) OSPF
9 12 (15.38%) SAN
10 11 (14.10%) HSRP
10 11 (14.10%) Wireless
11 10 (12.82%) EIGRP
12 8 (10.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 7 (8.97%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 7 (8.97%) DMVPN
13 7 (8.97%) MPLS
13 7 (8.97%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.28%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Introscope
1 1 (1.28%) JIRA
General
1 16 (20.51%) Telecoms
2 15 (19.23%) Finance
3 3 (3.85%) Banking
3 3 (3.85%) Games
3 3 (3.85%) Local Government
4 2 (2.56%) Retail
4 2 (2.56%) Back Office
5 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.28%) Law
5 1 (1.28%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) CSS
1 1 (1.28%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) FlexPod
2 5 (6.41%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.56%) STB
4 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.28%) SecurID
4 1 (1.28%) IVR
4 1 (1.28%) Replication
4 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.28%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.97%) UNIX
2 6 (7.69%) Windows
2 6 (7.69%) Linux
3 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.28%) AIX
4 1 (1.28%) SUSE
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 8 (10.26%) Migration
3 7 (8.97%) Information Security
4 6 (7.69%) ITIL
4 6 (7.69%) Network Design
5 5 (6.41%) WAN Optimisation
5 5 (6.41%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (5.13%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.85%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.85%) Market Research
7 3 (3.85%) Network Architecture
7 3 (3.85%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.56%) Security Management
8 2 (2.56%) Change Management
9 1 (1.28%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.28%) Project Management
9 1 (1.28%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.28%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.97%) R
1 7 (8.97%) Perl
2 4 (5.13%) SQL
3 1 (1.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 36 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (32.05%) CCNP
3 18 (23.08%) CCIE
4 11 (14.10%) CCNA
5 7 (8.97%) Security Cleared
6 6 (7.69%) CISSP
7 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.85%) JNCIS
9 2 (2.56%) HP ASE
9 2 (2.56%) CCSP
10 1 (1.28%) CCDP
10 1 (1.28%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.28%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.28%) CCSE
10 1 (1.28%) Degree
10 1 (1.28%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (1.28%) HP MASE
10 1 (1.28%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.26%) PCI DSS
2 7 (8.97%) GPG13
2 7 (8.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (7.69%) Snort
1 6 (7.69%) Squid
2 5 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.85%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.28%) Firmware
4 1 (1.28%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.28%) vSphere
4 1 (1.28%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) RANCID
1 7 (8.97%) OpenNMS
2 5 (6.41%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.56%) Cacti
4 1 (1.28%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.28%) OpenView
4 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.28%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 59 (75.64%) Cisco
2 23 (29.49%) Juniper
2 23 (29.49%) CheckPoint
3 15 (19.23%) Blue Coat
3 15 (19.23%) F5
4 10 (12.82%) Citrix
5 9 (11.54%) HP
6 7 (8.97%) Riverbed
6 7 (8.97%) Aruba
6 7 (8.97%) Sourcefire
6 7 (8.97%) VMware
6 7 (8.97%) Websense
7 5 (6.41%) Brocade
8 4 (5.13%) Splunk
8 4 (5.13%) Polycom
8 4 (5.13%) SonicWALL
8 4 (5.13%) Remedy
9 3 (3.85%) Dell
9 3 (3.85%) Fortinet
9 3 (3.85%) NETGEAR