The median contractor rate for a Network Consultant was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network Consultant
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 380 417 382
Rank change year-on-year +37 -35  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 28 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.098% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 14
Median daily rate £438 £320 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.71% -28.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £320 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18549 21328 20201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.82% 95.03% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13193 15310 13939
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 285 368
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Network Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Network Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Network Consultant in London

Network Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Consultant in London

Network Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Consultant in London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Consultant in London

Network Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Consultant in London

Network Consultant
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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
City of London -3 3 £237 -41.42% 1
Hounslow - 1 £312 -
Network Consultant
England

Network Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 London region featuring Network Consultant in the job title.

1 36 (65.45%) Cisco
2 29 (52.73%) Firewall
3 26 (47.27%) Network Security
4 22 (40.00%) F5
5 20 (36.36%) Juniper
6 17 (30.91%) CheckPoint
7 12 (21.82%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (20.00%) Blue Coat
9 10 (18.18%) Data Centre
10 9 (16.36%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (16.36%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (16.36%) Fortinet
10 9 (16.36%) Network Design
11 8 (14.55%) BIG-IP
11 8 (14.55%) Finance
11 8 (14.55%) Migration
11 8 (14.55%) Palo Alto
12 7 (12.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 7 (12.73%) Wireless
12 7 (12.73%) BGP
12 7 (12.73%) VPN
12 7 (12.73%) LAN
12 7 (12.73%) WAN
13 6 (10.91%) ITIL
13 6 (10.91%) CCIE
13 6 (10.91%) CCNP
13 6 (10.91%) Change Management
13 6 (10.91%) Infoblox
14 5 (9.09%) OSPF
15 4 (7.27%) CCNA

Network Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) IaaS
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (52.73%) Firewall
2 26 (47.27%) Network Security
3 9 (16.36%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (16.36%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (14.55%) BIG-IP
5 7 (12.73%) BGP
5 7 (12.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 7 (12.73%) LAN
5 7 (12.73%) VPN
5 7 (12.73%) WAN
5 7 (12.73%) Wireless
6 5 (9.09%) OSPF
7 4 (7.27%) DNS
7 4 (7.27%) VLAN
8 3 (5.45%) EIGRP
8 3 (5.45%) Internet
8 3 (5.45%) MPLS
8 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
8 3 (5.45%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (3.64%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) QlikView
1 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) .NET
1 1 (1.82%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (1.82%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.64%) CCTV
2 2 (3.64%) NHS
2 2 (3.64%) User Experience
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Digital TV
3 1 (1.82%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Linux
1 4 (7.27%) Unix
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.82%) Solaris
3 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.36%) Network Design
2 8 (14.55%) Migration
3 6 (10.91%) Change Management
3 6 (10.91%) ITIL
4 3 (5.45%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (5.45%) Data Migration
4 3 (5.45%) Network Management
5 2 (3.64%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.64%) Email Filtering
5 2 (3.64%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (3.64%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.64%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.64%) Network Architecture
5 2 (3.64%) Network Planning
5 2 (3.64%) Project Management
5 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.64%) Service Management
5 2 (3.64%) Validation
5 2 (3.64%) Web Filtering
6 1 (1.82%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) C
2 3 (5.45%) SQL
3 2 (3.64%) Java
3 2 (3.64%) Perl
3 2 (3.64%) Python
4 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (10.91%) CCIE
2 6 (10.91%) CCNP
3 4 (7.27%) CCNA
4 3 (5.45%) CCSE
5 2 (3.64%) CCSA
6 1 (1.82%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.82%) Degree
6 1 (1.82%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.82%) JNCIE
6 1 (1.82%) JNCIP
6 1 (1.82%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.82%) Docker
3 1 (1.82%) Firmware
3 1 (1.82%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.82%) vCloud
3 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Ansible
1 1 (1.82%) Graphite
1 1 (1.82%) Kibana
1 1 (1.82%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.82%) logstash
1 1 (1.82%) Nagios
1 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.82%) Puppet
1 1 (1.82%) SCCM
1 1 (1.82%) SCOM
1 1 (1.82%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 36 (65.45%) Cisco
2 22 (40.00%) F5
3 20 (36.36%) Juniper
4 17 (30.91%) CheckPoint
5 11 (20.00%) Blue Coat
6 9 (16.36%) Fortinet
7 8 (14.55%) Palo Alto
8 6 (10.91%) Infoblox
9 4 (7.27%) VMware
10 3 (5.45%) NetApp
10 3 (5.45%) Riverbed
11 2 (3.64%) Aerohive Networks
11 2 (3.64%) Aruba
11 2 (3.64%) Dell
11 2 (3.64%) HP
11 2 (3.64%) Huawei
11 2 (3.64%) IBM
11 2 (3.64%) Oracle
11 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
11 2 (3.64%) TippingPoint
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