The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Consultant
Rank 504 497 501
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 79 56 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.12% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.13% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 23
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£413 £381 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £162 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £453 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £369 £328
% change year-on-year
-6.77% +12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.75

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Network Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Network Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Consultant within the UK.

Network Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Network Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Network Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Network Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Consultant within the UK.

Network Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Network Consultant
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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
England -4 69 £400 +4.91% 26
London +6 31 £438 +12.90% 7
South East +4 18 £463 +19.35% 8
Berkshire +8 7 - - 5
Hampshire -22 6 £475 +22.58% 2
North West -15 5 £300 - 4
City of London +11 4 £388 +56.56% 2
West Midlands +3 4 £338 -9.39%
Reading - 4 - - 3
Yorkshire -6 3 - - 1
South West - 3 £225 -
Cheshire +6 2 - - 1
Manchester -8 2 £300 - 3
Glasgow - 2 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 1
Scotland - 2 £450 - 1
East of England -9 1 £338 +15.87% 5
Cambridgeshire - 1 £338 - 2
Gloucestershire - 1 £475 -
Gloucester - 1 £475 -
Birmingham - 1 £550 -
Newbury - 1 - - 1
Slough - 1 - -
Southampton - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Newmarket - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -

Network Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 150 (73.17%) Cisco
2 112 (54.63%) Firewall
3 76 (37.07%) Cisco Certification
4 66 (32.20%) Network Security
5 60 (29.27%) F5
6 59 (28.78%) Juniper
7 58 (28.29%) CCNP
7 58 (28.29%) WAN
8 53 (25.85%) LAN
9 51 (24.88%) CheckPoint
10 49 (23.90%) Cisco Nexus
11 38 (18.54%) Finance
11 38 (18.54%) Cisco ASA
12 37 (18.05%) TCP/IP
12 37 (18.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 32 (15.61%) BGP
14 31 (15.12%) OSPF
14 31 (15.12%) CCIE
14 31 (15.12%) Security Cleared
15 30 (14.63%) Load Balancing
15 30 (14.63%) Blue Coat
16 29 (14.15%) Telecoms
16 29 (14.15%) VPN
17 28 (13.66%) HP
17 28 (13.66%) MPLS
18 26 (12.68%) Wireless
18 26 (12.68%) ITIL
19 23 (11.22%) CCNA
19 23 (11.22%) VMware
19 23 (11.22%) SC Cleared

Network Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 4 (1.95%) IIS
1 4 (1.95%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.46%) Apache
3 2 (0.98%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.98%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.49%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (1.95%) MS Office
2 3 (1.46%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.41%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 112 (54.63%) Firewall
2 66 (32.20%) Network Security
3 58 (28.29%) WAN
4 53 (25.85%) LAN
5 49 (23.90%) Cisco Nexus
6 38 (18.54%) Cisco ASA
7 37 (18.05%) TCP/IP
7 37 (18.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 32 (15.61%) BGP
9 31 (15.12%) OSPF
10 29 (14.15%) VPN
11 28 (13.66%) MPLS
12 26 (12.68%) Wireless
13 22 (10.73%) SAN
14 19 (9.27%) EIGRP
15 18 (8.78%) DNS
15 18 (8.78%) NetScaler
15 18 (8.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 13 (6.34%) HSRP
17 11 (5.37%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.49%) MySQL
3 1 (0.49%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.49%) JIRA
1 1 (0.49%) Introscope
1 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
General
1 38 (18.54%) Finance
2 29 (14.15%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.41%) Banking
4 4 (1.95%) Games
5 3 (1.46%) Legal
5 3 (1.46%) Local Government
6 2 (0.98%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.98%) Back Office
6 2 (0.98%) Retail
7 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.49%) Electronics
7 1 (0.49%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.41%) Rendezvous
2 6 (2.93%) Middleware
3 1 (0.49%) CSS
3 1 (0.49%) .NET
3 1 (0.49%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.90%) FlexPod
1 8 (3.90%) Management Information System
1 8 (3.90%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.93%) User Experience
4 4 (1.95%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (0.98%) NHS
5 2 (0.98%) Cryptography
5 2 (0.98%) STB
5 2 (0.98%) IVR
5 2 (0.98%) PKI
5 2 (0.98%) Statistics
5 2 (0.98%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.49%) CMDB
6 1 (0.49%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.49%) Replication
6 1 (0.49%) SecurID
6 1 (0.49%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.49%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.78%) Windows
2 13 (6.34%) Linux
3 12 (5.85%) UNIX
4 11 (5.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.49%) SUSE
7 1 (0.49%) AIX
7 1 (0.49%) Solaris
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (14.63%) Load Balancing
2 26 (12.68%) ITIL
3 21 (10.24%) Network Management
4 19 (9.27%) Network Design
5 18 (8.78%) Network Monitoring
6 17 (8.29%) Network Architecture
7 12 (5.85%) Change Management
8 11 (5.37%) Migration
9 10 (4.88%) Mentoring
9 10 (4.88%) Service Management
9 10 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (4.88%) Performance Management
10 8 (3.90%) Information Security
11 7 (3.41%) Service Delivery
12 6 (2.93%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (2.93%) PRINCE2
13 5 (2.44%) Validation
13 5 (2.44%) Protective Monitoring
13 5 (2.44%) WAN Optimisation
14 4 (1.95%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.41%) Perl
1 7 (3.41%) R
2 5 (2.44%) SQL
3 2 (0.98%) Java
4 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.49%) PHP
4 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 76 (37.07%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (28.29%) CCNP
3 31 (15.12%) CCIE
3 31 (15.12%) Security Cleared
4 23 (11.22%) CCNA
4 23 (11.22%) SC Cleared
5 16 (7.80%) CISSP
6 15 (7.32%) CCDP
7 11 (5.37%) JNCIS
8 7 (3.41%) HP ASE
9 5 (2.44%) DV Cleared
9 5 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.95%) MCSE
10 4 (1.95%) HP MASE
10 4 (1.95%) MCITP
11 3 (1.46%) Degree
11 3 (1.46%) CCSE
11 3 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.46%) ACSP
12 2 (0.98%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.90%) PCI DSS
2 7 (3.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (3.41%) GPG13
3 6 (2.93%) SLA
4 4 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.98%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 12 (5.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.41%) Snort
3 6 (2.93%) Squid
4 4 (1.95%) vSphere
4 4 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.95%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.98%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.98%) Firmware
6 1 (0.49%) Xen
6 1 (0.49%) KVM
6 1 (0.49%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 7 (3.41%) OpenView
1 7 (3.41%) RANCID
1 7 (3.41%) OpenNMS
2 6 (2.93%) OPNET
3 5 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (1.95%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (1.46%) WhatsUp Gold
6 2 (0.98%) Cacti
6 2 (0.98%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.49%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.49%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.49%) Puppet
7 1 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 150 (73.17%) Cisco
2 60 (29.27%) F5
3 59 (28.78%) Juniper
4 51 (24.88%) CheckPoint
5 30 (14.63%) Blue Coat
6 28 (13.66%) HP
7 23 (11.22%) VMware
8 17 (8.29%) SolarWinds
8 17 (8.29%) Citrix
9 14 (6.83%) TippingPoint
10 13 (6.34%) Aruba
11 11 (5.37%) Brocade
11 11 (5.37%) Riverbed
12 10 (4.88%) Microsoft
13 8 (3.90%) Websense
13 8 (3.90%) Sourcefire
13 8 (3.90%) NetScout
14 7 (3.41%) Tradeweb
14 7 (3.41%) Radianz
14 7 (3.41%) Mercator
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