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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Consultant
Rank 233 218 243
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 25 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.23% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £315 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
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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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 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
8890 7970 8542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.01% 92.83% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5023 4242 4044
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £213
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 495 504 607
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.45 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 31 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 31 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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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
Berkshire +8 7 £250 -44.44% 4
Surrey -2 7 £350 -2.77%
Hampshire -21 5 £450 -
Kent - 2 £455 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £500 - 1
Buckinghamshire -18 1 £320 -36.00%
Network Consultant
England

Network Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 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 21 (56.76%) Cisco
2 18 (48.65%) Firewall
3 16 (43.24%) Network Security
4 12 (32.43%) F5
4 12 (32.43%) CheckPoint
5 10 (27.03%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (24.32%) MPLS
6 9 (24.32%) Juniper
6 9 (24.32%) WAN
7 8 (21.62%) OSPF
7 8 (21.62%) BGP
8 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
8 7 (18.92%) Blue Coat
8 7 (18.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (16.22%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
9 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
9 6 (16.22%) Finance
9 6 (16.22%) LAN
10 5 (13.51%) VPN
10 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (13.51%) Network Architecture
11 4 (10.81%) Junos
11 4 (10.81%) Load Balancing
11 4 (10.81%) NetScreen
11 4 (10.81%) CCNP
11 4 (10.81%) Ethernet
12 3 (8.11%) Windows
12 3 (8.11%) CCIE
12 3 (8.11%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 1 (2.70%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 18 (48.65%) Firewall
2 16 (43.24%) Network Security
3 10 (27.03%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (24.32%) MPLS
4 9 (24.32%) WAN
5 8 (21.62%) OSPF
5 8 (21.62%) BGP
6 7 (18.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (16.22%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (16.22%) LAN
8 5 (13.51%) VPN
9 4 (10.81%) Ethernet
9 4 (10.81%) NetScreen
9 4 (10.81%) Junos
10 3 (8.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (8.11%) VLAN
10 3 (8.11%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (8.11%) Wireless
11 2 (5.41%) FDDI
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) GDB
General
1 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) NHS
1 2 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.70%) Replication
2 1 (2.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) Network Architecture
2 4 (10.81%) Load Balancing
3 3 (8.11%) Network Design
3 3 (8.11%) Project Management
3 3 (8.11%) Change Management
4 2 (5.41%) Migration
4 2 (5.41%) Information Security
4 2 (5.41%) ITIL
4 2 (5.41%) Change Control
4 2 (5.41%) Cyber Security
5 1 (2.70%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.70%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (2.70%) Analytics
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.70%) Validation
5 1 (2.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) C
1 1 (2.70%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (10.81%) CCNP
5 3 (8.11%) CCIE
6 2 (5.41%) CCNA
6 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.41%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.70%) JNCIE
7 1 (2.70%) CISSP
7 1 (2.70%) MCSE
7 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.70%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.70%) CCSE
7 1 (2.70%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (2.70%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (2.70%) FortiGate
1 1 (2.70%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 21 (56.76%) Cisco
2 12 (32.43%) CheckPoint
2 12 (32.43%) F5
3 9 (24.32%) Juniper
4 7 (18.92%) Blue Coat
5 3 (8.11%) TippingPoint
5 3 (8.11%) Nokia
6 2 (5.41%) VMware
6 2 (5.41%) HP
7 1 (2.70%) EMC
7 1 (2.70%) Avaya
7 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.70%) Mercator
7 1 (2.70%) Remedy
7 1 (2.70%) McAfee
7 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.70%) Infoblox
7 1 (2.70%) Aruba