The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Consultant
Rank 226 214 240
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 24 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.23% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 4
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£380 £450 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +20.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £315 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.33 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.15 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -37.03%
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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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8933 7989 8647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.91% 92.93% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5027 4266 4065
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £215 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 488 497 617
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.12 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Network Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Network Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Network Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Network Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Network Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Consultant across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Network Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Network Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Network Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Network Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Surrey -5 7 £350 +19.65%
Berkshire +12 6 £250 -44.44% 4
Hampshire -12 5 £450 -5.26%
Kent - 2 £455 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £500 - 1
Buckinghamshire -8 1 £320 -36.00%
Network Consultant
England

Network Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 22 (56.41%) Cisco
2 21 (53.85%) Firewall
3 18 (46.15%) Network Security
4 15 (38.46%) CheckPoint
5 14 (35.90%) F5
6 13 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (30.77%) Juniper
8 10 (25.64%) OSPF
8 10 (25.64%) Blue Coat
9 8 (20.51%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (20.51%) MPLS
9 8 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (17.95%) CCNP
10 7 (17.95%) WAN
10 7 (17.95%) BGP
10 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
10 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
11 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
11 6 (15.38%) Cisco PIX
11 6 (15.38%) Finance
11 6 (15.38%) CCIE
11 6 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (12.82%) LAN
12 5 (12.82%) VoIP
12 5 (12.82%) Network Architecture
13 4 (10.26%) FortiGate
13 4 (10.26%) Network Management
13 4 (10.26%) Junos
13 4 (10.26%) Load Balancing
13 4 (10.26%) BIG-IP

Network Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (10.26%) Apache
2 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (53.85%) Firewall
2 18 (46.15%) Network Security
3 13 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (25.64%) OSPF
5 8 (20.51%) MPLS
5 8 (20.51%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (17.95%) WAN
6 7 (17.95%) BGP
7 6 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (15.38%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (12.82%) LAN
8 5 (12.82%) VoIP
9 4 (10.26%) SNMP
9 4 (10.26%) VPN
9 4 (10.26%) BIG-IP
9 4 (10.26%) NetScreen
9 4 (10.26%) Junos
10 3 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (7.69%) Wireless
10 3 (7.69%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) GDB
General
1 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
2 6 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) NHS
1 2 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (5.13%) Digital Media
1 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.82%) Network Architecture
2 4 (10.26%) Network Management
2 4 (10.26%) Load Balancing
3 3 (7.69%) Network Design
3 3 (7.69%) Project Management
3 3 (7.69%) Change Management
3 3 (7.69%) Migration
4 2 (5.13%) Information Security
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL
4 2 (5.13%) Change Control
4 2 (5.13%) Cyber Security
5 1 (2.56%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.56%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (2.56%) Analytics
5 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.56%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.56%) Validation
5 1 (2.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) C
1 1 (2.56%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.95%) CCNP
3 6 (15.38%) CCIE
3 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 4 (10.26%) CISSP
4 4 (10.26%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (5.13%) CCNA
5 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.13%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.56%) JNCIE
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.56%) MCSE
6 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.56%) CCSE
6 1 (2.56%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (56.41%) Cisco
2 15 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 14 (35.90%) F5
4 12 (30.77%) Juniper
5 10 (25.64%) Blue Coat
6 3 (7.69%) TippingPoint
6 3 (7.69%) Nokia
7 2 (5.13%) HP
7 2 (5.13%) VMware
8 1 (2.56%) Aruba
8 1 (2.56%) EMC
8 1 (2.56%) Avaya
8 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.56%) Mercator
8 1 (2.56%) McAfee
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