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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Consultant
Rank 487 528 527
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 107 72 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.13% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.14% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 43 12
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£438 £394 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £303 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £514 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £36.50 - £32.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 - £32.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 - £33.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 - £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
51450 50956 44853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.28% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31225 31058 25652
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2017 2017 2210
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +27 98 £438 +12.90% 21
South East +2 32 £374 -0.40% 8
London -3 28 £450 +9.09% 4
East of England +32 15 £425 +38.21% 2
Surrey +6 14 - - 1
West Midlands 0 12 £400 -11.11% 1
North West - 7 - - 2
Berkshire -6 6 £413 +10.00% 5
Hampshire -9 6 £350 -17.64% 2
Hertfordshire +9 5 £425 - 1
Cambridgeshire +9 5 £338 +7.14%
Birmingham +4 5 £380 -15.55%
Cambridge +1 5 £338 +7.14%
Scotland +8 4 £475 +10.46%
Merseyside - 4 - -
Liverpool - 4 - -
Norfolk +6 3 £425 +41.66%
Norwich - 3 £425 -
Malvern - 3 £505 -
Manchester - 3 - - 1
Glasgow - 3 £500 -
Worcestershire - 3 £505 -
East Midlands - 3 £419 -
City of London +12 2 £463 +35.03% 2
Reading 0 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £335 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £330 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +9 1 - -
Tyne and Wear +4 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead +3 1 - -

Network Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 129 (68.25%) Cisco
2 109 (57.67%) Firewall
3 67 (35.45%) Juniper
4 65 (34.39%) CheckPoint
4 65 (34.39%) F5
5 64 (33.86%) Network Security
6 60 (31.75%) Cisco Certification
7 52 (27.51%) Finance
8 46 (24.34%) WAN
9 44 (23.28%) LAN
10 42 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
11 40 (21.16%) CCNP
12 39 (20.63%) ITIL
13 36 (19.05%) TCP/IP
13 36 (19.05%) Blue Coat
14 35 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
15 34 (17.99%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 32 (16.93%) SolarWinds
16 32 (16.93%) Load Balancing
16 32 (16.93%) DNS
17 30 (15.87%) Wireless
18 29 (15.34%) CISSP
18 29 (15.34%) DHCP
18 29 (15.34%) Network Architecture
19 27 (14.29%) Security Cleared
20 26 (13.76%) HP
21 25 (13.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
22 24 (12.70%) Multicast
22 24 (12.70%) CCNA
22 24 (12.70%) Change Management

Network Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (1.59%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.06%) IIS
2 2 (1.06%) Apache
2 2 (1.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.06%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.53%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.53%) Lync
3 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.06%) MS Office
1 2 (1.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (11.11%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.53%) SaaS
2 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 109 (57.67%) Firewall
2 64 (33.86%) Network Security
3 46 (24.34%) WAN
4 44 (23.28%) LAN
5 42 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
6 36 (19.05%) TCP/IP
7 35 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
8 34 (17.99%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 32 (16.93%) DNS
10 30 (15.87%) Wireless
11 29 (15.34%) DHCP
12 25 (13.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 24 (12.70%) Multicast
14 23 (12.17%) Wireshark
15 22 (11.64%) VPN
16 21 (11.11%) MPLS
17 20 (10.58%) BGP
17 20 (10.58%) OSPF
18 15 (7.94%) EIGRP
18 15 (7.94%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.53%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.53%) MySQL
1 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Introscope
1 1 (0.53%) JIRA
General
1 52 (27.51%) Finance
2 15 (7.94%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.70%) Banking
4 3 (1.59%) Games
5 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.53%) Back Office
6 1 (0.53%) Electronics
6 1 (0.53%) Local Government
6 1 (0.53%) Retail
6 1 (0.53%) Legal
6 1 (0.53%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.11%) Rendezvous
2 2 (1.06%) Middleware
3 1 (0.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.64%) Management Information System
2 5 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.59%) PKI
3 3 (1.59%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (1.06%) FlexPod
4 2 (1.06%) User Experience
4 2 (1.06%) Statistics
4 2 (1.06%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.06%) IVR
4 2 (1.06%) STB
4 2 (1.06%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.53%) NHS
5 1 (0.53%) SecurID
5 1 (0.53%) CMDB
5 1 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.05%) Windows
2 11 (5.82%) Linux
3 6 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.65%) UNIX
5 4 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.06%) Solaris
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (20.63%) ITIL
2 32 (16.93%) Load Balancing
3 29 (15.34%) Network Architecture
4 24 (12.70%) Change Management
5 22 (11.64%) Service Management
6 17 (8.99%) Network Monitoring
7 15 (7.94%) Network Management
8 12 (6.35%) Network Design
9 11 (5.82%) Migration
9 11 (5.82%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (4.23%) Service Delivery
12 7 (3.70%) PRINCE2
12 7 (3.70%) Information Security
13 6 (3.17%) Mentoring
14 5 (2.65%) Disaster Recovery
14 5 (2.65%) Reverse Engineering
14 5 (2.65%) Protective Monitoring
14 5 (2.65%) SIEM
14 5 (2.65%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.59%) SQL
2 2 (1.06%) Java
3 1 (0.53%) C
3 1 (0.53%) PHP
3 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.53%) R
Qualifications
1 60 (31.75%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (21.16%) CCNP
3 29 (15.34%) CISSP
4 27 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 24 (12.70%) CCNA
6 18 (9.52%) CCIE
7 16 (8.47%) CCDP
7 16 (8.47%) SC Cleared
8 10 (5.29%) HP ASE
9 9 (4.76%) HP MASE
10 7 (3.70%) CCSE
11 6 (3.17%) JNCIS
11 6 (3.17%) CCSP
12 5 (2.65%) JNCIP
12 5 (2.65%) JNCIE
13 4 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (1.59%) MCSE
14 3 (1.59%) MCITP
14 3 (1.59%) DV Cleared
15 2 (1.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.17%) PCI DSS
1 6 (3.17%) SLA
1 6 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (2.65%) GPG13
3 3 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.53%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.65%) Snort
3 4 (2.12%) Squid
4 3 (1.59%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.06%) Firmware
6 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.53%) Xen
6 1 (0.53%) vSphere
6 1 (0.53%) iptables
6 1 (0.53%) KVM
6 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.53%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (1.59%) OpenView
1 3 (1.59%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.06%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (1.06%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (1.06%) OPNET
2 2 (1.06%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.53%) SCCM
3 1 (0.53%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.53%) Cacti
3 1 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 129 (68.25%) Cisco
2 67 (35.45%) Juniper
3 65 (34.39%) CheckPoint
3 65 (34.39%) F5
4 36 (19.05%) Blue Coat
5 32 (16.93%) SolarWinds
6 26 (13.76%) HP
7 22 (11.64%) NetScout
7 22 (11.64%) TippingPoint
8 21 (11.11%) TIBCO
8 21 (11.11%) Bloomberg
8 21 (11.11%) Radianz
8 21 (11.11%) Tufin
8 21 (11.11%) Tradeweb
8 21 (11.11%) VMware
8 21 (11.11%) LogLogic
9 17 (8.99%) Citrix
10 11 (5.82%) Microsoft
11 9 (4.76%) BT
11 9 (4.76%) Riverbed
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