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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Consultant
Rank 237 223 215
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 20 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 6
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£338 £374 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.69% -6.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £278 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £395 £353
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +12.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.33 -
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 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
9046 7839 7738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.24% 91.96% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4999 4158 3740
Average daily rate £375 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 471 449 657
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 9 £250 -35.48% 4
Kent -4 2 £500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Network Consultant
England

Network Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 24 (61.54%) Cisco
2 21 (53.85%) Firewall
3 17 (43.59%) Network Security
4 15 (38.46%) F5
5 14 (35.90%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (30.77%) CheckPoint
6 12 (30.77%) WAN
6 12 (30.77%) Juniper
7 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
7 10 (25.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 9 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (23.08%) LAN
8 9 (23.08%) MPLS
9 8 (20.51%) BGP
9 8 (20.51%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (17.95%) OSPF
10 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
10 7 (17.95%) Blue Coat
10 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
11 6 (15.38%) Network Architecture
11 6 (15.38%) Finance
11 6 (15.38%) VPN
11 6 (15.38%) CCNP
12 5 (12.82%) Ethernet
12 5 (12.82%) Load Balancing
13 4 (10.26%) DV Cleared
13 4 (10.26%) Wireless
13 4 (10.26%) JNCIS
13 4 (10.26%) Junos
13 4 (10.26%) CCNA

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 21 (53.85%) Firewall
2 17 (43.59%) Network Security
3 14 (35.90%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (30.77%) WAN
5 10 (25.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 9 (23.08%) LAN
6 9 (23.08%) MPLS
7 8 (20.51%) BGP
7 8 (20.51%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (17.95%) OSPF
9 6 (15.38%) VPN
10 5 (12.82%) Ethernet
11 4 (10.26%) Wireless
11 4 (10.26%) Junos
11 4 (10.26%) NetScreen
12 3 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (7.69%) EIGRP
12 3 (7.69%) SSL
12 3 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 3 (7.69%) iSCSI
General
1 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
2 6 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (5.13%) PKI
1 2 (5.13%) NHS
2 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.56%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) Network Architecture
2 5 (12.82%) Load Balancing
3 3 (7.69%) Change Management
3 3 (7.69%) Project Management
3 3 (7.69%) ITIL
3 3 (7.69%) Migration
4 2 (5.13%) Cyber Security
4 2 (5.13%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (5.13%) Network Design
4 2 (5.13%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (5.13%) Information Security
4 2 (5.13%) Validation
5 1 (2.56%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.56%) SIEM
5 1 (2.56%) Change Control
5 1 (2.56%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.56%) Security Architecture
5 1 (2.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
4 6 (15.38%) CCNP
5 4 (10.26%) DV Cleared
5 4 (10.26%) JNCIS
5 4 (10.26%) CCNA
6 3 (7.69%) CCIE
6 3 (7.69%) CCDP
7 1 (2.56%) CCIP
7 1 (2.56%) CCDA
7 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.56%) MCSE
7 1 (2.56%) CCSE
7 1 (2.56%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.56%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (2.56%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (2.56%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (2.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (61.54%) Cisco
2 15 (38.46%) F5
3 12 (30.77%) CheckPoint
3 12 (30.77%) Juniper
4 7 (17.95%) Blue Coat
5 4 (10.26%) VMware
6 3 (7.69%) Nokia
6 3 (7.69%) Mercator
6 3 (7.69%) TippingPoint
7 2 (5.13%) HP
7 2 (5.13%) McAfee
8 1 (2.56%) Remedy
8 1 (2.56%) EMC
8 1 (2.56%) Avaya
8 1 (2.56%) Aruba
8 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.56%) Infoblox
8 1 (2.56%) Sourcefire