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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Consultant
Rank 572 523 525
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 76 104 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 59 64
Median daily rate £430 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £273 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £498 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £453 £391 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.65% +4.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.50 -

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
50931 51412 49753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.74% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 33245 31720 30748
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1466 2048 2093
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £40.15 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -37 69 £430 +7.50% 12
London -12 28 £425 -4.22% 5
South East -15 13 £475 +33.80% 2
East of England +5 7 £475 +11.76% 1
South West - 7 £410 -
City of London +43 5 £405 -15.84% 2
Hertfordshire +12 5 £513 +17.14%
West Midlands -13 5 £500 +25.00% 1
North West -30 5 - - 3
Hampshire +3 4 £313 - 1
Manchester -18 4 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +18 3 £525 +56.71%
Berkshire -9 3 £475 +20.63% 1
Scotland -13 3 - - 1
Bristol - 3 £453 -
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire +10 2 £430 -
Staffordshire +8 2 £500 -0.19%
Cambridge +2 2 £430 -
Warwickshire 0 2 - -
Devon - 2 £400 -
Kent - 2 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £500 -
Warwick - 2 - -
Exeter - 2 £400 -
Havant - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 £525 -
Derbyshire +14 1 £525 +34.61%
East Midlands +7 1 £525 +32.91%
Yorkshire +7 1 £475 -

Network Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 85 (64.89%) Cisco
2 61 (46.56%) Firewall
3 55 (41.98%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (30.53%) CCNP
5 39 (29.77%) Network Security
6 37 (28.24%) LAN
7 35 (26.72%) WAN
8 32 (24.43%) Data Centre
9 31 (23.66%) CheckPoint
10 29 (22.14%) SC Cleared
10 29 (22.14%) Security Cleared
10 29 (22.14%) Cisco ASA
11 28 (21.37%) CCIE
12 26 (19.85%) BGP
13 25 (19.08%) MPLS
14 23 (17.56%) Finance
14 23 (17.56%) CCNA
15 22 (16.79%) Juniper
15 22 (16.79%) Wireless
16 19 (14.50%) Migration
16 19 (14.50%) F5
17 18 (13.74%) Cisco Nexus
17 18 (13.74%) OSPF
18 16 (12.21%) Network Design
18 16 (12.21%) Telecoms
19 13 (9.92%) Load Balancing
19 13 (9.92%) VPN
20 11 (8.40%) VoIP
21 10 (7.63%) EIGRP
22 9 (6.87%) VLAN

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 3 (2.29%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.53%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.76%) Apache
3 1 (0.76%) Confluence
3 1 (0.76%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.53%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.76%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 61 (46.56%) Firewall
2 39 (29.77%) Network Security
3 37 (28.24%) LAN
4 35 (26.72%) WAN
5 29 (22.14%) Cisco ASA
6 26 (19.85%) BGP
7 25 (19.08%) MPLS
8 22 (16.79%) Wireless
9 18 (13.74%) Cisco Nexus
9 18 (13.74%) OSPF
10 13 (9.92%) VPN
11 11 (8.40%) VoIP
12 10 (7.63%) EIGRP
13 9 (6.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 9 (6.87%) VLAN
14 7 (5.34%) DNS
14 7 (5.34%) Internet
14 7 (5.34%) TCP/IP
15 6 (4.58%) ISDN
15 6 (4.58%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.29%) GIS
2 2 (1.53%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.76%) Big Data
3 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.76%) DB2
3 1 (0.76%) QlikView
General
1 23 (17.56%) Finance
2 16 (12.21%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.29%) Banking
4 2 (1.53%) Law
4 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.76%) Back Office
5 1 (0.76%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.76%) French Language
5 1 (0.76%) Front Office
5 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Local Government
5 1 (0.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.53%) 802.1X
1 2 (1.53%) CSS
2 1 (0.76%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.76%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.76%) SAML
2 1 (0.76%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (24.43%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (1.53%) NHS
3 2 (1.53%) Statistics
4 1 (0.76%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (0.76%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (0.76%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.76%) EFT
4 1 (0.76%) e-Health
4 1 (0.76%) Equities
4 1 (0.76%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.76%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.58%) Windows
2 5 (3.82%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.05%) Linux
4 1 (0.76%) CentOS
4 1 (0.76%) Unix
4 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.50%) Migration
2 16 (12.21%) Network Design
3 13 (9.92%) Load Balancing
4 8 (6.11%) Customer Engagement
5 6 (4.58%) High Availability
5 6 (4.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (3.82%) Change Management
6 5 (3.82%) Network Planning
7 4 (3.05%) Presales
7 4 (3.05%) Validation
8 3 (2.29%) Change Control
8 3 (2.29%) Energy Management
8 3 (2.29%) Information Security
8 3 (2.29%) Mentoring
8 3 (2.29%) Network Architecture
8 3 (2.29%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (2.29%) Project Management
8 3 (2.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (1.53%) B2B
9 2 (1.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.29%) SQL
2 2 (1.53%) C
3 1 (0.76%) Python
3 1 (0.76%) R
3 1 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 55 (41.98%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (30.53%) CCNP
3 29 (22.14%) SC Cleared
3 29 (22.14%) Security Cleared
4 28 (21.37%) CCIE
5 23 (17.56%) CCNA
6 4 (3.05%) Degree
7 3 (2.29%) CISSP
8 2 (1.53%) CCSA
8 2 (1.53%) CCSE
8 2 (1.53%) CCSP
8 2 (1.53%) CEH
8 2 (1.53%) CISA
8 2 (1.53%) CISM
9 1 (0.76%) CCDE
9 1 (0.76%) CCVP
9 1 (0.76%) JNCIE
9 1 (0.76%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.76%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.53%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.53%) SLA
3 1 (0.76%) GPG13
3 1 (0.76%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.05%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.29%) ProxySG
4 2 (1.53%) Snort
5 1 (0.76%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.76%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (3.82%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.53%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (1.53%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.76%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 85 (64.89%) Cisco
2 31 (23.66%) CheckPoint
3 22 (16.79%) Juniper
4 19 (14.50%) F5
5 6 (4.58%) Blue Coat
5 6 (4.58%) Fortinet
5 6 (4.58%) Oracle
5 6 (4.58%) Palo Alto
6 5 (3.82%) Sourcefire
6 5 (3.82%) VMware
7 4 (3.05%) Citrix
8 3 (2.29%) Forcepoint
8 3 (2.29%) IBM
8 3 (2.29%) Intel Security
8 3 (2.29%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.53%) BT
9 2 (1.53%) Clearswift
9 2 (1.53%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.53%) Riverbed
9 2 (1.53%) Trustwave
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