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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Consultant
Rank 570 518 532
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 71 114 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.22% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 62 56
Median daily rate £400 £420 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £290 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £485 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +10.34%
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
52739 52999 51576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.88% 94.73% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 34376 32174 31581
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1514 2137 2130
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% -0.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

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 6 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 6 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 -69 62 £410 -2.95% 16
London -24 23 £388 -13.88% 7
South East -28 15 £400 +7.09% 2
Hampshire +14 9 £400 +14.28%
East of England -1 6 £475 +11.76% 1
South West - 6 £420 -
Southampton - 6 £400 -
North West -15 5 - - 2
City of London +45 4 £388 -18.42% 4
Hertfordshire +3 4 £513 +20.58%
Scotland -5 4 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +15 3 £475 +41.79%
Manchester -10 3 - -
West Midlands -21 3 £500 +26.18%
Bristol - 3 £453 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £475 -
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Staffordshire +17 2 £500 -0.19%
Kent -21 2 - -
Devon - 2 £400 -
Exeter - 2 £400 -
Havant - 2 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £500 -
Derbyshire +8 1 £525 +26.88%
Glasgow +8 1 - - 1
East Midlands +5 1 £525 +31.25%
Yorkshire +3 1 £475 - 4
Welwyn Garden City +1 1 £550 -
Cambridgeshire +1 1 - -
Norwich -5 1 £370 -12.94%

Network Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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 82 (64.06%) Cisco
2 61 (47.66%) Firewall
3 55 (42.97%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (34.38%) CCNP
5 39 (30.47%) LAN
6 36 (28.13%) WAN
7 31 (24.22%) CheckPoint
7 31 (24.22%) SC Cleared
7 31 (24.22%) Security Cleared
8 30 (23.44%) Data Centre
9 29 (22.66%) Network Security
10 28 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
11 27 (21.09%) BGP
12 25 (19.53%) MPLS
12 25 (19.53%) Wireless
13 24 (18.75%) CCNA
14 22 (17.19%) CCIE
15 20 (15.63%) OSPF
16 19 (14.84%) Cisco Nexus
17 18 (14.06%) Finance
17 18 (14.06%) Juniper
18 17 (13.28%) F5
19 16 (12.50%) Telecoms
19 16 (12.50%) Migration
20 15 (11.72%) VoIP
20 15 (11.72%) Load Balancing
20 15 (11.72%) Network Design
21 12 (9.38%) VPN
21 12 (9.38%) EIGRP
22 10 (7.81%) 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 (2.34%) MS Exchange
1 3 (2.34%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.78%) Apache
2 1 (0.78%) Confluence
2 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.78%) IIS
2 1 (0.78%) SAS
2 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.78%) MS Office
2 1 (0.78%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) SAP FI-AP
1 1 (0.78%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 61 (47.66%) Firewall
2 39 (30.47%) LAN
3 36 (28.13%) WAN
4 29 (22.66%) Network Security
5 28 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
6 27 (21.09%) BGP
7 25 (19.53%) MPLS
7 25 (19.53%) Wireless
8 20 (15.63%) OSPF
9 19 (14.84%) Cisco Nexus
10 15 (11.72%) VoIP
11 12 (9.38%) EIGRP
11 12 (9.38%) VPN
12 10 (7.81%) VLAN
13 9 (7.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 9 (7.03%) TCP/IP
14 8 (6.25%) DNS
14 8 (6.25%) Internet
15 6 (4.69%) BIG-IP
15 6 (4.69%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.56%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.56%) GIS
3 1 (0.78%) Big Data
3 1 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.78%) DB2
3 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.78%) QlikView
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 18 (14.06%) Finance
2 16 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.34%) Banking
4 2 (1.56%) Law
4 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.78%) Back Office
5 1 (0.78%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.78%) French Language
5 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.56%) CSS
2 1 (0.78%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.78%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.78%) SAML
2 1 (0.78%) SAP PI
2 1 (0.78%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (23.44%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (1.56%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (1.56%) NHS
3 2 (1.56%) Statistics
4 1 (0.78%) CCTV
4 1 (0.78%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (0.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.47%) Windows
2 6 (4.69%) Windows Server
3 5 (3.91%) Linux
4 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.78%) CentOS
5 1 (0.78%) Debian
5 1 (0.78%) Unix
5 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (12.50%) Migration
2 15 (11.72%) Load Balancing
2 15 (11.72%) Network Design
3 8 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (4.69%) High Availability
4 6 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (3.91%) Change Management
6 4 (3.13%) Network Architecture
6 4 (3.13%) Network Planning
6 4 (3.13%) Validation
7 3 (2.34%) Information Security
7 3 (2.34%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (2.34%) Presales
7 3 (2.34%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (1.56%) B2B
8 2 (1.56%) BCP
8 2 (1.56%) ITIL
8 2 (1.56%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (1.56%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (1.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.13%) SQL
2 2 (1.56%) C
3 1 (0.78%) Python
3 1 (0.78%) R
3 1 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 55 (42.97%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (34.38%) CCNP
3 31 (24.22%) SC Cleared
3 31 (24.22%) Security Cleared
4 24 (18.75%) CCNA
5 22 (17.19%) CCIE
6 4 (3.13%) CISSP
6 4 (3.13%) Degree
7 3 (2.34%) CCSA
7 3 (2.34%) CEH
8 2 (1.56%) CCSE
8 2 (1.56%) CCSP
8 2 (1.56%) CISA
8 2 (1.56%) CISM
9 1 (0.78%) CCDE
9 1 (0.78%) CCDP
9 1 (0.78%) CCNP Voice
9 1 (0.78%) CCVP
9 1 (0.78%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.56%) SLA
3 1 (0.78%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.34%) ProxySG
2 3 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.56%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.56%) Snort
4 1 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.78%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (2.34%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.56%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (1.56%) MIMEsweeper
2 2 (1.56%) Nessus
3 1 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.78%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 82 (64.06%) Cisco
2 31 (24.22%) CheckPoint
3 18 (14.06%) Juniper
4 17 (13.28%) F5
5 6 (4.69%) Blue Coat
6 5 (3.91%) Fortinet
6 5 (3.91%) Oracle
6 5 (3.91%) Palo Alto
7 4 (3.13%) Citrix
7 4 (3.13%) Sourcefire
8 3 (2.34%) Forcepoint
8 3 (2.34%) IBM
8 3 (2.34%) Intel Security
8 3 (2.34%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.34%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.34%) VMware
9 2 (1.56%) Aruba
9 2 (1.56%) SAP
9 2 (1.56%) Symantec
9 2 (1.56%) Trustwave
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Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Quant Capital
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Quant Capital
Rate: £450 - £500+ per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + expenses
Posted: 11 days ago