The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Consultant
Rank 128 128 133
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.072% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.080% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.15 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2927 2507 2844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.99% 90.41% 91.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1719 1225 1432
Average daily rate £350 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 186 192
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Network Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Consultant in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Network Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Consultant across the North West region.

Network Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Network Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Consultant across the North West region.

Network Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Network Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 25 November 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
Cheshire +12 1 - - 1
Network Consultant
England

Network Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) CCIE
2 4 (30.77%) CCNP
2 4 (30.77%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
2 4 (30.77%) Network Security
3 3 (23.08%) Validation
3 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (15.38%) LAN
4 2 (15.38%) Juniper
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) Network Design
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) WatchGuard
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (7.69%) Multicast
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Coaching
5 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (7.69%) Statistics
5 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (7.69%) Wireless
5 1 (7.69%) VMware

Network Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
1 4 (30.77%) Network Security
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (7.69%) Multicast
4 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
4 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
4 1 (7.69%) MPLS
4 1 (7.69%) WLAN
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
2 3 (23.08%) Validation
3 2 (15.38%) Network Design
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CCIE
2 4 (30.77%) CCNP
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Juniper
2 2 (15.38%) WatchGuard
3 1 (7.69%) VMware