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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Consultant
Rank 535 498 529
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 76 95 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 69 36
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£400 £410 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £515 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £355 £330
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
52742 50614 47223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.51% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 33530 30755 27618
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1944 2005 2147
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -49 67 £400 -2.43% 18
London -28 24 £388 -13.88% 10
South East -18 13 £438 +23.15% 5
North West -15 8 £250 -37.50%
Berkshire +4 6 £450 +38.46% 3
East of England -4 6 £400 +2.56% 2
Manchester - 6 £250 -
West Midlands 0 5 £350 -1.40%
Yorkshire -22 5 £425 +36.00%
Wales - 4 £463 -
Worcester - 4 £295 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £400 -
Worcestershire - 4 £295 -
South West +2 3 £400 +30.61%
Hertfordshire -8 3 £400 - 1
Leeds - 3 - -
South Wales - 3 £475 -
East Midlands - 3 £425 -
Hampshire +1 2 £310 -17.33% 2
Buckinghamshire 0 2 - -
Scotland -2 2 £580 - 1
Crawley -4 2 £450 -12.19%
Cheshire -5 2 - -
West Sussex -10 2 £450 -12.19%
Essex -11 2 £394 -0.31%
City of London -19 2 £455 -9.00% 2
Derbyshire - 2 £425 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £400 -
Southampton - 2 £310 - 1

Network Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 115 (62.84%) Cisco
2 100 (54.64%) Firewall
3 61 (33.33%) WAN
4 58 (31.69%) LAN
5 52 (28.42%) Cisco Certification
5 52 (28.42%) Network Security
6 51 (27.87%) Juniper
7 49 (26.78%) CheckPoint
8 48 (26.23%) Wireless
9 45 (24.59%) F5
10 39 (21.31%) DNS
11 38 (20.77%) Data Centre
12 37 (20.22%) CCNP
13 35 (19.13%) ITIL
14 33 (18.03%) DHCP
15 32 (17.49%) HP
15 32 (17.49%) Finance
16 31 (16.94%) Cisco ASA
17 30 (16.39%) Cisco Nexus
18 27 (14.75%) TCP/IP
19 26 (14.21%) Load Balancing
19 26 (14.21%) Blue Coat
20 25 (13.66%) CCIE
20 25 (13.66%) SolarWinds
21 24 (13.11%) Network Architecture
22 23 (12.57%) VPN
23 22 (12.02%) CISSP
23 22 (12.02%) MPLS
23 22 (12.02%) Migration
24 21 (11.48%) Network Design

Network Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (2.19%) IIS
2 2 (1.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.55%) Lync
3 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (8.74%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.09%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 100 (54.64%) Firewall
2 61 (33.33%) WAN
3 58 (31.69%) LAN
4 52 (28.42%) Network Security
5 48 (26.23%) Wireless
6 39 (21.31%) DNS
7 33 (18.03%) DHCP
8 31 (16.94%) Cisco ASA
9 30 (16.39%) Cisco Nexus
10 27 (14.75%) TCP/IP
11 23 (12.57%) VPN
12 22 (12.02%) MPLS
13 20 (10.93%) BGP
13 20 (10.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 19 (10.38%) OSPF
15 18 (9.84%) EIGRP
15 18 (9.84%) VoIP
15 18 (9.84%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 18 (9.84%) Multicast
15 18 (9.84%) Wireshark
General
1 32 (17.49%) Finance
2 11 (6.01%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.64%) Banking
4 1 (0.55%) Billing
4 1 (0.55%) French Language
4 1 (0.55%) Back Office
4 1 (0.55%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.74%) Rendezvous
2 8 (4.37%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.09%) Middleware
4 1 (0.55%) XMPP
4 1 (0.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (20.77%) Data Centre
2 18 (9.84%) Management Information System
3 17 (9.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.09%) User Experience
5 2 (1.09%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.55%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.55%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.55%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.55%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.55%) SecurID
6 1 (0.55%) PKI
6 1 (0.55%) NHS
6 1 (0.55%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.55%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.55%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.38%) Windows
2 9 (4.92%) Linux
3 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.64%) UNIX
4 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.55%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (0.55%) CentOS
5 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.55%) OpenWrt
5 1 (0.55%) Debian
5 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (19.13%) ITIL
2 26 (14.21%) Load Balancing
3 24 (13.11%) Network Architecture
4 22 (12.02%) Migration
5 21 (11.48%) Network Design
6 20 (10.93%) Change Management
7 17 (9.29%) Service Management
7 17 (9.29%) Network Monitoring
8 16 (8.74%) Network Management
9 10 (5.46%) Kalman Filter
9 10 (5.46%) Change Control
9 10 (5.46%) PRINCE2
9 10 (5.46%) Service Delivery
10 9 (4.92%) Information Security
11 8 (4.37%) TOGAF
12 6 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (3.28%) SIEM
13 4 (2.19%) WAN Optimisation
13 4 (2.19%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.19%) SQL
2 1 (0.55%) R
2 1 (0.55%) C
Qualifications
1 52 (28.42%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (20.22%) CCNP
3 25 (13.66%) CCIE
4 22 (12.02%) CISSP
5 20 (10.93%) Security Cleared
6 13 (7.10%) SC Cleared
6 13 (7.10%) CCNA
7 12 (6.56%) CCDP
8 8 (4.37%) HP ASE
8 8 (4.37%) HP MASE
9 7 (3.83%) CCSE
10 6 (3.28%) CCSP
11 5 (2.73%) JNCIP
11 5 (2.73%) JNCIE
12 4 (2.19%) Degree
13 3 (1.64%) DV Cleared
13 3 (1.64%) CCSA
14 1 (0.55%) CCVP
14 1 (0.55%) MCSE
14 1 (0.55%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (1.09%) SLA
4 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.55%) QA
4 1 (0.55%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.19%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.64%) Firmware
4 2 (1.09%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.09%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.09%) vSphere
4 2 (1.09%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (1.09%) vCloud
5 1 (0.55%) pfSense
5 1 (0.55%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.55%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (3.83%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.64%) SCVMM
2 3 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (1.64%) OpenView
3 2 (1.09%) Nagios
3 2 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.09%) OPNET
3 2 (1.09%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.55%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.55%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.55%) OSSEC
4 1 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.55%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.55%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.55%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.55%) Nmap
4 1 (0.55%) SCCM
4 1 (0.55%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 115 (62.84%) Cisco
2 51 (27.87%) Juniper
3 49 (26.78%) CheckPoint
4 45 (24.59%) F5
5 32 (17.49%) HP
6 26 (14.21%) Blue Coat
7 25 (13.66%) SolarWinds
8 17 (9.29%) LogLogic
9 16 (8.74%) Tufin
9 16 (8.74%) Lancope
9 16 (8.74%) NetScout
9 16 (8.74%) TippingPoint
9 16 (8.74%) Tradeweb
9 16 (8.74%) Bloomberg
9 16 (8.74%) Radianz
9 16 (8.74%) Microsoft
9 16 (8.74%) TIBCO
10 13 (7.10%) VMware
11 12 (6.56%) Citrix
12 10 (5.46%) Riverbed
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