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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Consultant
UK
Rank 522 571 522
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -49
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 60 56 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 25 41
Median daily rate £478 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.75% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £625 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £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
41727 48141 48107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.74% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27140 30642 30268
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1485 1738 1911
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 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
England +29 54 £480 +16.36% 12
London +19 20 £500 +21.21% 3
South East +19 18 £463 +15.68% 5
Berkshire +19 9 £465 -11.38% 1
East of England -3 6 £500 +19.40%
Scotland +27 5 - - 1
Edinburgh +24 5 - - 1
Reading +14 5 £480 +12.94%
Buckinghamshire +10 5 £500 +17.64% 1
Yorkshire +21 4 - - 2
Milton Keynes +13 4 £500 +17.64%
Hertfordshire +1 4 - -
West Yorkshire - 4 - - 1
Hampshire +9 3 £400 - 2
Southampton +6 3 £400 - 1
Essex 0 2 £500 -
Leeds - 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
Swindon - 2 £510 -
Welwyn - 2 - -
City of London - 2 £425 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £510 -
West Midlands - 2 £425 -
South West - 2 £510 -
North West +25 1 - -
Cheshire +22 1 - -
Warrington +19 1 - -
Bracknell 0 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £475 - 1

Network Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 featuring Network Consultant in the job title.

1 105 (72.92%) Cisco
2 59 (40.97%) Firewall
3 56 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
4 51 (35.42%) F5
5 48 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 47 (32.64%) Network Security
7 43 (29.86%) Juniper
7 43 (29.86%) Data Centre
8 36 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
9 32 (22.22%) LAN
10 30 (20.83%) CCIE
10 30 (20.83%) Security Cleared
11 29 (20.14%) CCNP
12 27 (18.75%) WAN
12 27 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
13 25 (17.36%) SC Cleared
13 25 (17.36%) Palo Alto
14 19 (13.19%) Finance
14 19 (13.19%) Network Design
15 17 (11.81%) Migration
16 15 (10.42%) VPN
16 15 (10.42%) ITIL
17 14 (9.72%) DNS
17 14 (9.72%) CCNA
17 14 (9.72%) Wireless
18 13 (9.03%) Telecoms
18 13 (9.03%) Blue Coat
18 13 (9.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 13 (9.03%) Load Balancing
19 12 (8.33%) BGP

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 (2.78%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.39%) TPMS
Applications
1 3 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.08%) Office 365
2 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.69%) IaaS
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 59 (40.97%) Firewall
2 47 (32.64%) Network Security
3 36 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 32 (22.22%) LAN
5 27 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
5 27 (18.75%) WAN
6 15 (10.42%) VPN
7 14 (9.72%) DNS
7 14 (9.72%) Wireless
8 13 (9.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 12 (8.33%) BGP
10 10 (6.94%) MPLS
10 10 (6.94%) OSPF
11 9 (6.25%) BIG-IP
12 8 (5.56%) DHCP
12 8 (5.56%) NetScaler
12 8 (5.56%) TCP/IP
13 7 (4.86%) EIGRP
13 7 (4.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 6 (4.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.39%) QlikView
General
1 19 (13.19%) Finance
2 13 (9.03%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.86%) Law
4 3 (2.08%) Banking
5 2 (1.39%) Marketing
6 1 (0.69%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 43 (29.86%) Data Centre
2 4 (2.78%) PKI
3 2 (1.39%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.39%) EFT
3 2 (1.39%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (1.39%) FlexPod
4 1 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.69%) CESG
4 1 (0.69%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (0.69%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (0.69%) NHS
4 1 (0.69%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.69%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.56%) Windows
2 6 (4.17%) Linux
3 3 (2.08%) Unix
4 2 (1.39%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.39%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.69%) Solaris
5 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (13.19%) Network Design
2 17 (11.81%) Migration
3 15 (10.42%) ITIL
4 13 (9.03%) Load Balancing
5 10 (6.94%) Network Management
6 9 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (6.25%) Presales
7 7 (4.86%) Capacity Management
8 6 (4.17%) Data Migration
9 5 (3.47%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (3.47%) Change Control
9 5 (3.47%) High Availability
9 5 (3.47%) Mentoring
9 5 (3.47%) Project Management
9 5 (3.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (2.78%) Change Management
10 4 (2.78%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (2.78%) Information Security
10 4 (2.78%) Network Planning
10 4 (2.78%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.47%) C
2 2 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 56 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (20.83%) CCIE
2 30 (20.83%) Security Cleared
3 29 (20.14%) CCNP
4 25 (17.36%) SC Cleared
5 14 (9.72%) CCNA
6 7 (4.86%) Degree
7 5 (3.47%) CCDP
8 3 (2.08%) CCSA
8 3 (2.08%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.39%) CCSE
9 2 (1.39%) CISM
9 2 (1.39%) CISSP
9 2 (1.39%) JNCIE
10 1 (0.69%) CCDA
10 1 (0.69%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (0.69%) CLAS
10 1 (0.69%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.08%) SLA
2 2 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.39%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.47%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.08%) Firmware
3 2 (1.39%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.39%) ISA Server
3 2 (1.39%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (4.17%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (3.47%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (2.08%) SCCM
4 2 (1.39%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.39%) Nagios
4 2 (1.39%) SCOM
5 1 (0.69%) Cacti
5 1 (0.69%) Endace
5 1 (0.69%) Nessus
5 1 (0.69%) Nmap
5 1 (0.69%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.69%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 105 (72.92%) Cisco
2 51 (35.42%) F5
3 48 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 43 (29.86%) Juniper
5 25 (17.36%) Palo Alto
6 13 (9.03%) Blue Coat
7 10 (6.94%) Microsoft
8 9 (6.25%) Aruba
8 9 (6.25%) Fortinet
9 8 (5.56%) Intel Security
10 7 (4.86%) Sourcefire
11 6 (4.17%) Infoblox
11 6 (4.17%) IronPort
11 6 (4.17%) Meraki
12 5 (3.47%) VMware
13 4 (2.78%) Avaya
13 4 (2.78%) HP
13 4 (2.78%) Ruckus Wireless
13 4 (2.78%) ScanSafe
14 3 (2.08%) Riverbed
West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
ECS
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago