The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Network Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Consultant
Rank 550 557 523
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 80 87 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 53 69
Median daily rate £475 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £368 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £487 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 -

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
47154 52548 52697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.79% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30883 33471 33311
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1660 2050 2167
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Network Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Network Consultant in the job title.

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 7 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 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
England +24 68 £478 +15.75% 12
London +7 31 £500 +18.34% 2
South East +37 23 £475 +18.75% 5
Berkshire +16 11 £451 -15.20% 1
Edinburgh +25 8 £450 -
Scotland +8 8 £450 +18.42%
Reading +8 8 £480 - 1
Hampshire +24 6 £413 +3.12% 3
Buckinghamshire +20 5 £488 +14.70%
East of England +7 5 £500 +29.03% 2
Southampton +6 4 £400 -
Milton Keynes +19 3 £525 +23.52%
Yorkshire +11 3 - -
Hertfordshire 0 3 £500 +163.15%
West Yorkshire - 3 - -
South Wales +5 2 £369 +0.61%
City of London +2 2 £425 -2.29% 1
Wales -4 2 £369 +0.61%
West Midlands -16 2 - - 1
Essex - 2 £500 -
High Wycombe - 2 £475 -
Welwyn - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 - -
Portsmouth - 2 £525 -
Bridgend - 2 £369 -
Manchester +2 1 £350 -
North West +1 1 £350 -14.11%
South West - 1 £510 - 1
Coventry - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -

Network Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 featuring Network Consultant in the job title.

1 134 (69.43%) Cisco
2 97 (50.26%) Firewall
3 72 (37.31%) Cisco Certification
4 70 (36.27%) CheckPoint
5 61 (31.61%) Network Security
5 61 (31.61%) F5
5 61 (31.61%) Data Centre
6 52 (26.94%) Juniper
7 50 (25.91%) Cisco ASA
8 49 (25.39%) LAN
9 43 (22.28%) WAN
10 42 (21.76%) Finance
11 41 (21.24%) CCNP
12 37 (19.17%) Cisco Nexus
13 35 (18.13%) CCIE
14 33 (17.10%) Security Cleared
15 31 (16.06%) SC Cleared
15 31 (16.06%) Palo Alto
16 26 (13.47%) Wireless
17 25 (12.95%) CCNA
17 25 (12.95%) Network Design
18 24 (12.44%) Migration
19 23 (11.92%) DNS
19 23 (11.92%) ITIL
20 22 (11.40%) VPN
21 20 (10.36%) Load Balancing
22 19 (9.84%) Blue Coat
23 18 (9.33%) Aruba
23 18 (9.33%) BGP
23 18 (9.33%) TCP/IP

Network Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 4 (2.07%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.04%) TPMS
3 1 (0.52%) Apache
3 1 (0.52%) JBoss
3 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS Office
2 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.55%) Office 365
2 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.52%) IaaS
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 97 (50.26%) Firewall
2 61 (31.61%) Network Security
3 50 (25.91%) Cisco ASA
4 49 (25.39%) LAN
5 43 (22.28%) WAN
6 37 (19.17%) Cisco Nexus
7 26 (13.47%) Wireless
8 23 (11.92%) DNS
9 22 (11.40%) VPN
10 18 (9.33%) BGP
10 18 (9.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 18 (9.33%) TCP/IP
11 17 (8.81%) OSPF
12 16 (8.29%) MPLS
13 15 (7.77%) DHCP
14 14 (7.25%) BIG-IP
15 13 (6.74%) EIGRP
15 13 (6.74%) Wireshark
16 12 (6.22%) VLAN
17 11 (5.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.04%) QlikView
2 1 (0.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 42 (21.76%) Finance
2 14 (7.25%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.15%) Banking
4 7 (3.63%) Law
5 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.04%) Marketing
5 2 (1.04%) Retail
6 1 (0.52%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.52%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.04%) CSS
1 2 (1.04%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 61 (31.61%) Data Centre
2 3 (1.55%) EFT
2 3 (1.55%) PKI
3 2 (1.04%) CESG
3 2 (1.04%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.04%) FlexPod
4 1 (0.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.52%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (0.52%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (0.52%) EMV
4 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.52%) NHS
4 1 (0.52%) Online Banking
4 1 (0.52%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.52%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.74%) Windows
2 12 (6.22%) Linux
3 3 (1.55%) Unix
4 2 (1.04%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (12.95%) Network Design
2 24 (12.44%) Migration
3 23 (11.92%) ITIL
4 20 (10.36%) Load Balancing
5 13 (6.74%) Change Management
5 13 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (6.22%) Network Architecture
6 12 (6.22%) Network Management
7 9 (4.66%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (4.66%) Presales
7 9 (4.66%) Project Management
8 8 (4.15%) Information Security
8 8 (4.15%) Service Management
9 7 (3.63%) Capacity Management
9 7 (3.63%) High Availability
10 6 (3.11%) Data Migration
10 6 (3.11%) Risk Management
10 6 (3.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 5 (2.59%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (2.59%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.59%) C
2 2 (1.04%) SQL
3 1 (0.52%) Java
3 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 72 (37.31%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (21.24%) CCNP
3 35 (18.13%) CCIE
4 33 (17.10%) Security Cleared
5 31 (16.06%) SC Cleared
6 25 (12.95%) CCNA
7 7 (3.63%) CCSA
8 6 (3.11%) Degree
9 5 (2.59%) CCDP
9 5 (2.59%) CISM
9 5 (2.59%) CISSP
10 4 (2.07%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (2.07%) CCSE
11 3 (1.55%) CCDE
12 1 (0.52%) CCDA
12 1 (0.52%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (0.52%) CLAS
12 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.52%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.63%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.11%) SLA
4 2 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.52%) HMG Infosec
5 1 (0.52%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.52%) QA
5 1 (0.52%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (2.07%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.55%) Firmware
2 3 (1.55%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.52%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.52%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (3.11%) Cisco Prime
1 6 (3.11%) Cisco UCCX
2 5 (2.59%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.55%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.04%) Nagios
4 2 (1.04%) SCCM
4 2 (1.04%) SCOM
5 1 (0.52%) Cacti
5 1 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.52%) Endace
5 1 (0.52%) Nessus
5 1 (0.52%) Nmap
5 1 (0.52%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.52%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 134 (69.43%) Cisco
2 70 (36.27%) CheckPoint
3 61 (31.61%) F5
4 52 (26.94%) Juniper
5 31 (16.06%) Palo Alto
6 19 (9.84%) Blue Coat
7 18 (9.33%) Aruba
8 17 (8.81%) Fortinet
9 12 (6.22%) Microsoft
10 9 (4.66%) HP
10 9 (4.66%) Riverbed
11 8 (4.15%) Intel Security
12 7 (3.63%) IronPort
12 7 (3.63%) Meraki
12 7 (3.63%) SolarWinds
12 7 (3.63%) TippingPoint
13 6 (3.11%) Infoblox
13 6 (3.11%) Radianz
13 6 (3.11%) Sourcefire
13 6 (3.11%) Tufin
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