The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Consultant
Rank 136 115 129
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 7 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £279 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.64% -29.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £279 £392
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £279 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.68% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.97 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- -47.30%
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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 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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3137 2094 2903
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.50% 92.86% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2031 1337 1701
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 162 251
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £18.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Network Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Network Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Network Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Network Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Network Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Consultant across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Network Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Network Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Network Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Network Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -7 3 £300 +7.71% 1
Network Consultant
England

Network Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) CCNP
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (55.56%) MPLS
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) CCIE
4 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 4 (44.44%) WAN
4 4 (44.44%) OSPF
4 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
4 4 (44.44%) Network Security
5 3 (33.33%) Performance Management
5 3 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
5 3 (33.33%) Network Design
5 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (33.33%) BT
5 3 (33.33%) Telnet
5 3 (33.33%) FTP
5 3 (33.33%) SNMP
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Network Management
5 3 (33.33%) Network Performance Management
5 3 (33.33%) CISSP
6 2 (22.22%) Juniper
6 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) MPLS
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) Network Security
3 4 (44.44%) OSPF
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) FTP
4 3 (33.33%) SNMP
4 3 (33.33%) Telnet
4 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Network Design
1 3 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 3 (33.33%) Network Management
1 3 (33.33%) Network Performance Management
1 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) CCNP
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) CCIE
3 3 (33.33%) CISSP
4 1 (11.11%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
1 1 (11.11%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Snort
1 1 (11.11%) Squid
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) BT
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Websense
4 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
4 1 (11.11%) Sourcefire
4 1 (11.11%) F5