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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Consultant
Rank 240 216 233
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 29 27 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.29% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.31% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 3
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£374 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £310 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £369 £360
% change year-on-year
+8.47% +2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 - £32.75
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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
9090 8596 7730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.35% 91.99% 92.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5037 4774 3874
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 456 605
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 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
Surrey +7 12 - - 2
Berkshire -9 7 £413 +22.13% 2
Hampshire -13 4 £350 -17.64%
Oxfordshire - 3 £288 -
Kent -6 1 £450 +24.13%
Middlesex - 1 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £335 -
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England

Network Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 33 (67.35%) Cisco
2 28 (57.14%) Firewall
3 24 (48.98%) Juniper
3 24 (48.98%) F5
4 22 (44.90%) Network Security
4 22 (44.90%) TCP/IP
5 20 (40.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 19 (38.78%) ITIL
7 18 (36.73%) Load Balancing
8 17 (34.69%) Blue Coat
8 17 (34.69%) DNS
8 17 (34.69%) CheckPoint
9 16 (32.65%) DHCP
9 16 (32.65%) Finance
9 16 (32.65%) Wireshark
9 16 (32.65%) Network Architecture
9 16 (32.65%) Multicast
10 15 (30.61%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 15 (30.61%) SolarWinds
10 15 (30.61%) CISSP
10 15 (30.61%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (30.61%) Service Management
11 14 (28.57%) Change Management
11 14 (28.57%) Management Information System
11 14 (28.57%) TIBCO
11 14 (28.57%) Rendezvous
11 14 (28.57%) Bloomberg
11 14 (28.57%) Radianz
11 14 (28.57%) Tufin
11 14 (28.57%) TippingPoint

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 1 (2.04%) IIS
Business Applications
1 14 (28.57%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (57.14%) Firewall
2 22 (44.90%) Network Security
2 22 (44.90%) TCP/IP
3 20 (40.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 17 (34.69%) DNS
5 16 (32.65%) DHCP
5 16 (32.65%) Wireshark
5 16 (32.65%) Multicast
6 15 (30.61%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 13 (26.53%) WAN
7 13 (26.53%) LAN
8 10 (20.41%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (16.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (12.24%) iSCSI
10 6 (12.24%) BIG-IP
11 5 (10.20%) Ethernet
11 5 (10.20%) MPLS
11 5 (10.20%) OSPF
11 5 (10.20%) BGP
12 4 (8.16%) SSL
General
1 16 (32.65%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.08%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.57%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.12%) PKI
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) ITIL
2 18 (36.73%) Load Balancing
3 16 (32.65%) Network Architecture
4 15 (30.61%) Service Management
5 14 (28.57%) Change Management
6 5 (10.20%) Reverse Engineering
6 5 (10.20%) Protective Monitoring
6 5 (10.20%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (10.20%) Malware Analysis
7 4 (8.16%) Migration
8 3 (6.12%) Network Management
8 3 (6.12%) SIEM
8 3 (6.12%) Information Security
9 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (4.08%) Validation
9 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (4.08%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (4.08%) Performance Analysis
10 1 (2.04%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) SQL
1 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) CISSP
1 15 (30.61%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (24.49%) Security Cleared
3 10 (20.41%) CCNP
4 8 (16.33%) CCDP
5 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
6 5 (10.20%) CCIE
7 4 (8.16%) JNCIS
7 4 (8.16%) CCNA
8 3 (6.12%) DV Cleared
9 2 (4.08%) CCIP
9 2 (4.08%) CCVP
10 1 (2.04%) CCA
10 1 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (2.04%) CCDA
10 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.04%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.08%) Firmware
2 1 (2.04%) Snort
2 1 (2.04%) vSphere
2 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 33 (67.35%) Cisco
2 24 (48.98%) Juniper
2 24 (48.98%) F5
3 17 (34.69%) CheckPoint
3 17 (34.69%) Blue Coat
4 15 (30.61%) SolarWinds
5 14 (28.57%) Tufin
5 14 (28.57%) LogLogic
5 14 (28.57%) NetScout
5 14 (28.57%) TippingPoint
5 14 (28.57%) Tradeweb
5 14 (28.57%) Radianz
5 14 (28.57%) TIBCO
5 14 (28.57%) Bloomberg
6 7 (14.29%) VMware
7 5 (10.20%) Mercator
8 2 (4.08%) McAfee
8 2 (4.08%) Citrix
8 2 (4.08%) BT
9 1 (2.04%) Sourcefire