The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Consultant
Rank 515 513 502
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 72 31 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.065% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.070% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 12 54
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £345 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £498 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £399
% change year-on-year
- -6.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £32.75 £43.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.75 £31.25
% change year-on-year
- +4.80%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -43 69 £394 -1.56% 23
London +5 36 £413 -13.15% 7
South East +3 21 £380 +5.55% 9
Surrey -2 9 £513 +45.39%
City of London -8 8 £343 -27.89% 2
East of England -21 6 £308 -38.50% 1
Berkshire -4 5 £375 - 4
Hampshire - 5 £425 -
Reading -2 2 £375 - 2
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Kent - 2 £363 - 1
South West - 2 £306 - 1
Birmingham -10 1 £450 +12.50% 1
West Midlands -17 1 £450 +12.50% 1
Hook - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - - 2
South Wales - 1 - - 1
Bracknell - 1 - -
Corsham - 1 £363 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £363 - 1
Bristol - 1 £250 -
Cardiff - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - - 3
Cheshire - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - - 2
Newbury - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
West Yorkshire - - - - 2
Lancashire - - - -

Network Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 94 (66.67%) Cisco
2 58 (41.13%) Firewall
3 53 (37.59%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (25.53%) WAN
5 34 (24.11%) Juniper
5 34 (24.11%) MPLS
6 33 (23.40%) LAN
6 33 (23.40%) F5
7 32 (22.70%) Telecoms
8 29 (20.57%) CCIE
9 28 (19.86%) CheckPoint
10 27 (19.15%) OSPF
10 27 (19.15%) BGP
11 26 (18.44%) CCNP
11 26 (18.44%) Network Security
12 22 (15.60%) Cisco Nexus
13 21 (14.89%) Network Architecture
14 20 (14.18%) VoIP
15 19 (13.48%) Windows
16 18 (12.77%) HP
16 18 (12.77%) Wireless
16 18 (12.77%) Network Design
16 18 (12.77%) Security Cleared
16 18 (12.77%) Cisco ASA
17 16 (11.35%) Blue Coat
17 16 (11.35%) Finance
18 14 (9.93%) TCP/IP
18 14 (9.93%) VPN
18 14 (9.93%) SC Cleared
18 14 (9.93%) Cisco IOS

Network Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (3.55%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.42%) Lync
2 2 (1.42%) IIS
3 1 (0.71%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.71%) Smallworld
3 1 (0.71%) Apache
3 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (2.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.42%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.71%) PaaS
1 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 58 (41.13%) Firewall
2 36 (25.53%) WAN
3 34 (24.11%) MPLS
4 33 (23.40%) LAN
5 27 (19.15%) OSPF
5 27 (19.15%) BGP
6 26 (18.44%) Network Security
7 22 (15.60%) Cisco Nexus
8 20 (14.18%) VoIP
9 18 (12.77%) Wireless
9 18 (12.77%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (9.93%) TCP/IP
10 14 (9.93%) VPN
10 14 (9.93%) Cisco IOS
11 13 (9.22%) VLAN
12 11 (7.80%) NetScreen
13 10 (7.09%) DNS
14 9 (6.38%) Ethernet
15 8 (5.67%) IPv6
15 8 (5.67%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (22.70%) Telecoms
2 16 (11.35%) Finance
3 7 (4.96%) Banking
4 4 (2.84%) Multimedia
5 3 (2.13%) Law
6 2 (1.42%) Back Office
6 2 (1.42%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.42%) German Language
7 1 (0.71%) Retail
7 1 (0.71%) Local Government
7 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.84%) Middleware
2 1 (0.71%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.67%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (2.13%) IVR
3 2 (1.42%) CESG
4 1 (0.71%) EqualLogic
4 1 (0.71%) Psychology
4 1 (0.71%) Ergonomics
4 1 (0.71%) Statistics
4 1 (0.71%) PKI
4 1 (0.71%) Economics
4 1 (0.71%) GIS
4 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.71%) Handset
4 1 (0.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.48%) Windows
2 13 (9.22%) Linux
3 10 (7.09%) UNIX
4 5 (3.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.84%) Solaris
6 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.42%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (14.89%) Network Architecture
2 18 (12.77%) Network Design
3 10 (7.09%) Network Management
4 9 (6.38%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (6.38%) ITIL
5 8 (5.67%) Service Delivery
6 7 (4.96%) Project Management
7 6 (4.26%) Migration
7 6 (4.26%) Load Balancing
8 5 (3.55%) Performance Management
8 5 (3.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (3.55%) WAN Optimisation
9 3 (2.13%) WFM
9 3 (2.13%) Information Security
9 3 (2.13%) Configuration Management
10 2 (1.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (1.42%) Change Management
10 2 (1.42%) Logistics
11 1 (0.71%) Market Research
11 1 (0.71%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.26%) SQL
2 4 (2.84%) Perl
3 3 (2.13%) C
4 2 (1.42%) Python
4 2 (1.42%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.42%) Ruby
5 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.71%) C++
5 1 (0.71%) PHP
5 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 53 (37.59%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (20.57%) CCIE
3 26 (18.44%) CCNP
4 18 (12.77%) Security Cleared
5 14 (9.93%) SC Cleared
6 8 (5.67%) JNCIE
7 7 (4.96%) CCNA
8 6 (4.26%) CCDP
9 3 (2.13%) CCSE
9 3 (2.13%) CCDA
10 2 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.42%) JNCIS
10 2 (1.42%) CCSA
11 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.71%) HP MASE
11 1 (0.71%) Degree
11 1 (0.71%) MCITP
11 1 (0.71%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.13%) PCI DSS
1 3 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.42%) SLA
2 2 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.71%) GPG13
System Software
1 7 (4.96%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.71%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.71%) Squid
3 1 (0.71%) Snort
3 1 (0.71%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.71%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.71%) KVM
3 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (6.38%) OpenView
2 7 (4.96%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (2.84%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (2.84%) Cacti
3 4 (2.84%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.42%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (1.42%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.42%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.71%) OVSD
5 1 (0.71%) DameWare
5 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 94 (66.67%) Cisco
2 34 (24.11%) Juniper
3 33 (23.40%) F5
4 28 (19.86%) CheckPoint
5 18 (12.77%) HP
6 16 (11.35%) Blue Coat
7 9 (6.38%) Microsoft
8 8 (5.67%) McAfee
8 8 (5.67%) Nokia
9 6 (4.26%) Nortel
9 6 (4.26%) BMC
9 6 (4.26%) Polycom
9 6 (4.26%) Riverbed
9 6 (4.26%) SolarWinds
10 5 (3.55%) SonicWALL
10 5 (3.55%) Aruba
10 5 (3.55%) Avaya
11 4 (2.84%) Citrix
11 4 (2.84%) OPNET
11 4 (2.84%) VMware
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