The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands 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 142 113 118
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 6 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.28% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.29% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £475 £388 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +31.91%
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 West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3071 2391 2420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.99% 94.25% 93.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1832 1359 1221
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £227 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 150 175
Median hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.20 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.14 £32.00
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 West Midlands

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

Network Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Network Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Consultant across the West Midlands region.

Network Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Network Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Consultant across the West Midlands region.

Network Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Network Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands 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
Shropshire - 3 £475 -
Solihull +2 2 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Network Consultant
England

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

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 West Midlands region featuring Network Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (58.33%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (50.00%) LAN
2 6 (50.00%) Network Security
3 5 (41.67%) WAN
3 5 (41.67%) Juniper
4 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 4 (33.33%) F5
4 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (25.00%) WLAN
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) CCIE
6 2 (16.67%) CCNP
6 2 (16.67%) CCNA
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (16.67%) VPN
6 2 (16.67%) C
6 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (16.67%) Mercator
6 2 (16.67%) MPLS
6 2 (16.67%) TPMS
6 2 (16.67%) Network Design
6 2 (16.67%) VLAN
6 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (8.33%) SFIA

Network Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) TPMS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) LAN
1 6 (50.00%) Network Security
2 5 (41.67%) WAN
3 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) WLAN
4 2 (16.67%) MPLS
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) VLAN
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
4 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (8.33%) BGP
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (8.33%) IOS XR
5 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
5 1 (8.33%) NGN
5 1 (8.33%) OSPF
5 1 (8.33%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (8.33%) VoIP
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) High Availability
2 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
2 1 (8.33%) Information Security
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (8.33%) SDLC
2 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Security Hardening
2 1 (8.33%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CCIE
3 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (8.33%) CCDA
4 1 (8.33%) CCSA
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Juniper
3 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 4 (33.33%) F5
4 2 (16.67%) Mercator
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Aruba
5 1 (8.33%) Avaya
5 1 (8.33%) Brocade
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Nortel
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) SAP