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 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Consultant
UK
Rank 533 574 505
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -69
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 64 55 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.11% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 25 40
Median daily rate £425 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £320 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £455 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
42416 49363 49659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 95.02% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 27693 31769 30532
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 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1526 1656 1924
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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 February 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 26 February 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 +38 57 £425 +6.25% 10
London +16 16 £450 +38.46% 4
South East +17 15 £400 - 3
Buckinghamshire 0 7 £405 -4.70%
Yorkshire +25 6 £413 +0.60% 1
Berkshire +14 6 £325 -23.52% 1
Scotland +27 5 £400 +5.26%
Milton Keynes +4 5 £500 +17.64%
East of England -4 5 £388 -0.95% 1
Edinburgh +20 4 - -
North West +14 4 £380 -
Hertfordshire -1 4 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £400 -
West Midlands - 4 £500 - 1
Manchester +8 3 £380 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 - -
Reading +22 2 £300 -29.41% 1
South West +7 2 £510 -
South Yorkshire +4 2 £425 +3.65%
Hampshire +2 2 £425 +6.25%
Southampton +1 2 £425 +6.25%
Leeds - 2 £400 -
Newport Pagnell - 2 £393 -
Wiltshire - 2 £510 -
Swindon - 2 £510 -
Warwickshire - 2 £500 - 1
Cheshire +33 1 - -
Warrington +28 1 - -
Sheffield +5 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -

Network Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 100 (71.43%) Cisco
2 61 (43.57%) Firewall
3 56 (40.00%) F5
4 49 (35.00%) Network Security
4 49 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
4 49 (35.00%) CheckPoint
5 44 (31.43%) Juniper
6 35 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 32 (22.86%) Cisco ASA
8 31 (22.14%) Security Cleared
9 26 (18.57%) CCNP
10 24 (17.14%) SC Cleared
11 23 (16.43%) WAN
12 22 (15.71%) LAN
12 22 (15.71%) CCIE
12 22 (15.71%) Blue Coat
12 22 (15.71%) Cisco Nexus
13 20 (14.29%) Palo Alto
14 19 (13.57%) Network Design
14 19 (13.57%) CCNA
15 18 (12.86%) Finance
16 16 (11.43%) Telecoms
16 16 (11.43%) DNS
17 15 (10.71%) Load Balancing
17 15 (10.71%) VPN
17 15 (10.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 14 (10.00%) ITIL
18 14 (10.00%) BGP
18 14 (10.00%) Fortinet
19 13 (9.29%) Wireless

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 2 (1.43%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.71%) Smallworld
2 1 (0.71%) TPMS
2 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.43%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.86%) Office 365
2 3 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (43.57%) Firewall
2 49 (35.00%) Network Security
3 32 (22.86%) Cisco ASA
4 23 (16.43%) WAN
5 22 (15.71%) Cisco Nexus
5 22 (15.71%) LAN
6 16 (11.43%) DNS
7 15 (10.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 15 (10.71%) VPN
8 14 (10.00%) BGP
9 13 (9.29%) Wireless
10 12 (8.57%) BIG-IP
10 12 (8.57%) OSPF
11 11 (7.86%) MPLS
12 10 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 9 (6.43%) DHCP
13 9 (6.43%) EIGRP
14 8 (5.71%) NetScaler
15 7 (5.00%) FCoE
15 7 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.71%) GIS
1 1 (0.71%) QlikView
1 1 (0.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (12.86%) Finance
2 16 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.43%) Law
4 5 (3.57%) Banking
5 2 (1.43%) Marketing
6 1 (0.71%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.71%) Legal
6 1 (0.71%) Local Government
6 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.71%) Retail
6 1 (0.71%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.71%) .NET
1 1 (0.71%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.71%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (0.71%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 35 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.14%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.14%) PKI
3 2 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.71%) Digital TV
4 1 (0.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (0.71%) EFT
4 1 (0.71%) FlexPod
4 1 (0.71%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (0.71%) NHS
4 1 (0.71%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.14%) Windows
2 5 (3.57%) Unix
3 4 (2.86%) Linux
3 4 (2.86%) Windows 10
3 4 (2.86%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.43%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (13.57%) Network Design
2 15 (10.71%) Load Balancing
3 14 (10.00%) ITIL
4 13 (9.29%) Migration
5 6 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (4.29%) Network Planning
6 5 (3.57%) Change Control
6 5 (3.57%) Network Architecture
7 4 (2.86%) Data Migration
7 4 (2.86%) Network Management
7 4 (2.86%) Presales
7 4 (2.86%) Project Management
7 4 (2.86%) Service Delivery
7 4 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (2.14%) Capacity Management
8 3 (2.14%) Change Management
8 3 (2.14%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (2.14%) Information Security
8 3 (2.14%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.86%) C
2 2 (1.43%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.43%) SQL
3 1 (0.71%) Java
3 1 (0.71%) Perl
3 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 49 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (22.14%) Security Cleared
3 26 (18.57%) CCNP
4 24 (17.14%) SC Cleared
5 22 (15.71%) CCIE
6 19 (13.57%) CCNA
7 8 (5.71%) Degree
8 4 (2.86%) CCSE
8 4 (2.86%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.14%) CCSA
10 2 (1.43%) CEH
10 2 (1.43%) CREST Certified
10 2 (1.43%) JNCIE
10 2 (1.43%) OSCP
11 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.71%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.71%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.71%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.71%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.43%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.43%) QA
1 2 (1.43%) SLA
2 1 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.86%) ProxySG
3 3 (2.14%) Firmware
3 3 (2.14%) ISA Server
4 2 (1.43%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.71%) Docker
5 1 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (1.43%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (1.43%) FortiGate
1 2 (1.43%) Nagios
1 2 (1.43%) SCCM
2 1 (0.71%) Ansible
2 1 (0.71%) Cacti
2 1 (0.71%) Graphite
2 1 (0.71%) Kibana
2 1 (0.71%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.71%) logstash
2 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.71%) Puppet
2 1 (0.71%) SCOM
2 1 (0.71%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 100 (71.43%) Cisco
2 56 (40.00%) F5
3 49 (35.00%) CheckPoint
4 44 (31.43%) Juniper
5 22 (15.71%) Blue Coat
6 20 (14.29%) Palo Alto
7 14 (10.00%) Fortinet
8 12 (8.57%) Microsoft
9 8 (5.71%) Infoblox
10 7 (5.00%) VMware
11 6 (4.29%) Intel Security
12 5 (3.57%) Aruba
12 5 (3.57%) Avaya
12 5 (3.57%) Citrix
13 4 (2.86%) HP
14 3 (2.14%) Brocade
14 3 (2.14%) Riverbed
14 3 (2.14%) TippingPoint
14 3 (2.14%) Trustwave
15 2 (1.43%) Aerohive Networks
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