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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Consultant
Rank 521 574 546
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 118 83 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 57 61
Median daily rate £450 £413 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +2.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £406 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
50509 55363 53299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.95% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32914 35215 32203
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1615 2084 2078
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +36 105 £450 +12.50% 7
London +4 36 £506 +19.11% 2
South East +18 27 £448 +2.28% 2
Berkshire +22 16 £465 +1.63%
Reading +27 12 £465 -2.10%
East of England +24 12 £450 +12.50% 1
Hertfordshire +12 11 £450 -5.26%
North West +17 10 £388 -
Scotland +12 9 £375 -
Hampshire +17 7 £400 +29.03% 2
Edinburgh +4 7 - -
City of London +39 6 £525 +20.68%
South West +10 6 £375 -6.25% 2
West Midlands -26 6 £475 +11.76%
Manchester - 6 £363 -
Yorkshire +7 4 £331 -17.18%
East Midlands +4 4 £488 +5.97%
West Yorkshire +5 3 £338 -15.62%
Bristol -1 3 £350 -12.50% 1
Wakefield -3 3 £338 -15.62%
Hertford - 3 £450 -
Solihull - 3 - -
Wales +22 2 £400 -15.78%
South Wales +17 2 £400 -15.78%
Buckinghamshire +13 2 £400 -
Cheshire +10 2 - -
Derbyshire +4 2 £525 +14.13%
Derby +1 2 £525 +14.13%
Stockport - 2 £363 -
Swindon - 2 £600 -

Network Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 126 (65.28%) Cisco
2 100 (51.81%) Firewall
3 73 (37.82%) Cisco Certification
4 59 (30.57%) LAN
4 59 (30.57%) Network Security
5 58 (30.05%) Data Centre
6 55 (28.50%) WAN
7 54 (27.98%) CheckPoint
8 51 (26.42%) Finance
9 45 (23.32%) Cisco ASA
10 43 (22.28%) CCNP
11 41 (21.24%) CCIE
12 40 (20.73%) F5
13 38 (19.69%) Juniper
14 34 (17.62%) Cisco Nexus
15 30 (15.54%) Wireless
16 29 (15.03%) Security Cleared
16 29 (15.03%) Migration
17 28 (14.51%) SC Cleared
18 27 (13.99%) CCNA
19 26 (13.47%) Network Design
20 23 (11.92%) BGP
21 22 (11.40%) MPLS
21 22 (11.40%) Palo Alto
22 21 (10.88%) Telecoms
23 20 (10.36%) TCP/IP
23 20 (10.36%) VPN
24 18 (9.33%) OSPF
25 17 (8.81%) Load Balancing
25 17 (8.81%) DNS

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 (1.55%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.04%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.52%) Apache
3 1 (0.52%) JBoss
3 1 (0.52%) SAS
3 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.52%) TPMS
Applications
1 3 (1.55%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.55%) Office 365
2 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 100 (51.81%) Firewall
2 59 (30.57%) LAN
2 59 (30.57%) Network Security
3 55 (28.50%) WAN
4 45 (23.32%) Cisco ASA
5 34 (17.62%) Cisco Nexus
6 30 (15.54%) Wireless
7 23 (11.92%) BGP
8 22 (11.40%) MPLS
9 20 (10.36%) TCP/IP
9 20 (10.36%) VPN
10 18 (9.33%) OSPF
11 17 (8.81%) DNS
12 15 (7.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 15 (7.77%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (6.74%) DHCP
13 13 (6.74%) EIGRP
13 13 (6.74%) VLAN
14 12 (6.22%) Wireshark
15 11 (5.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.55%) GIS
1 3 (1.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.04%) QlikView
3 1 (0.52%) Big Data
3 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 51 (26.42%) Finance
2 21 (10.88%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.70%) Banking
4 4 (2.07%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.07%) Retail
5 2 (1.04%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.04%) Law
6 1 (0.52%) Back Office
6 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.52%) Front Office
6 1 (0.52%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.55%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.04%) CSS
3 1 (0.52%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.52%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.52%) Spring
3 1 (0.52%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 58 (30.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (1.55%) EFT
3 2 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.04%) CESG
3 2 (1.04%) NHS
4 1 (0.52%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (0.52%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.52%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (0.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (0.52%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.52%) e-Health
4 1 (0.52%) Equities
4 1 (0.52%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.52%) FlexPod
4 1 (0.52%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.52%) Online Banking
4 1 (0.52%) PKI
4 1 (0.52%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (0.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.77%) Windows
2 11 (5.70%) Linux
3 4 (2.07%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.04%) Unix
6 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (15.03%) Migration
2 26 (13.47%) Network Design
3 17 (8.81%) Load Balancing
4 16 (8.29%) Change Management
4 16 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (6.74%) ITIL
6 12 (6.22%) Network Architecture
7 11 (5.70%) Network Management
8 9 (4.66%) High Availability
8 9 (4.66%) Project Management
9 7 (3.63%) Validation
9 7 (3.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 6 (3.11%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (3.11%) Email Filtering
10 6 (3.11%) Information Security
10 6 (3.11%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (3.11%) Mentoring
10 6 (3.11%) Presales
10 6 (3.11%) Risk Management
10 6 (3.11%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.07%) SQL
2 1 (0.52%) C
2 1 (0.52%) Java
2 1 (0.52%) R
2 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 73 (37.82%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (22.28%) CCNP
3 41 (21.24%) CCIE
4 29 (15.03%) Security Cleared
5 28 (14.51%) SC Cleared
6 27 (13.99%) CCNA
7 6 (3.11%) CCSA
8 5 (2.59%) CCDE
8 5 (2.59%) CCDP
8 5 (2.59%) CCSE
8 5 (2.59%) CISM
8 5 (2.59%) CISSP
9 3 (1.55%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.55%) Degree
10 2 (1.04%) JNCIE
10 2 (1.04%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.04%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.52%) CLAS
11 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.63%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.11%) SLA
4 2 (1.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.52%) GPG13
5 1 (0.52%) HMG Infosec
5 1 (0.52%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.52%) RMADS
5 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.59%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.04%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (1.04%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.04%) ISA Server
3 2 (1.04%) Snort
3 2 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.52%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (4.15%) Cisco Prime
1 8 (4.15%) FortiGate
2 6 (3.11%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (2.07%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.52%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.52%) Endace
4 1 (0.52%) Nagios
4 1 (0.52%) Nessus
4 1 (0.52%) Nmap
4 1 (0.52%) SCCM
4 1 (0.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 126 (65.28%) Cisco
2 54 (27.98%) CheckPoint
3 40 (20.73%) F5
4 38 (19.69%) Juniper
5 22 (11.40%) Palo Alto
6 16 (8.29%) Aruba
7 13 (6.74%) Fortinet
8 12 (6.22%) Blue Coat
9 9 (4.66%) HP
9 9 (4.66%) Microsoft
10 8 (4.15%) Oracle
10 8 (4.15%) Sourcefire
10 8 (4.15%) VMware
11 7 (3.63%) Citrix
11 7 (3.63%) IronPort
11 7 (3.63%) Meraki
11 7 (3.63%) Riverbed
12 6 (3.11%) FireEye
13 5 (2.59%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 5 (2.59%) SolarWinds
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