The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Network Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Consultant
Rank 134 149 144
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 4 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.14% 0.12% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.13% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 6
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £400 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Network Consultant
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 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
2633 3150 3250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.51% 95.14% 95.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1691 2004 2099
Median daily rate £360 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 223 182
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Network Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Network Consultant in the job title.

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 30 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Consultant within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -5 2 £431 +7.81%
Gloucestershire -1 1 £375 -6.25%
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Network Consultant
England

Network Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Network Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring Network Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) Network Design
3 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (25.00%) LAN
4 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 3 (25.00%) IPsec
4 3 (25.00%) Network Security
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (16.67%) F5
5 2 (16.67%) BIG-IP
5 2 (16.67%) Information Security
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) CESG
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) CSS
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) CCNP
5 2 (16.67%) CCNA
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) ISUP
6 1 (8.33%) INAP

Network Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (25.00%) IPsec
3 3 (25.00%) LAN
3 3 (25.00%) Network Security
3 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) BIG-IP
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (8.33%) BGP
5 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
5 1 (8.33%) INAP
5 1 (8.33%) ISUP
5 1 (8.33%) LDAP
5 1 (8.33%) OSPF
5 1 (8.33%) SMS
5 1 (8.33%) SMTP
5 1 (8.33%) SNMP
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) CESG
2 1 (8.33%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Solaris
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Network Design
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Management
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Security Management
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Threat Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) CCNP
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) CCIE
3 1 (8.33%) CISM
3 1 (8.33%) CISSP
3 1 (8.33%) CLAS
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (8.33%) HMG Infosec
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (8.33%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Endace
1 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
1 1 (8.33%) Nessus
1 1 (8.33%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) Ericsson
3 1 (8.33%) Intel Security
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Nokia Networks
3 1 (8.33%) Qualys
3 1 (8.33%) Splunk