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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Consultant
Rank 533 564 534
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 111 80 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 56 66
Median daily rate £450 £400 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £250 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £470 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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
51265 53978 50296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33271 34120 30516
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1545 2017 2055
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.94 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +2 97 £450 +12.50% 7
London +3 36 £500 +29.03% 2
South East +10 24 £425 -2.85% 1
Berkshire +5 12 £475 +5.55%
Scotland +15 11 £375 -35.34% 1
City of London +50 10 £525 +15.38%
East of England +23 10 £440 +10.00% 1
North West -9 10 £388 +55.00% 2
Edinburgh +5 9 - - 1
Hertfordshire +17 8 £450 +12.50%
Hampshire +16 8 £365 +17.74%
Reading +10 8 £498 +4.73%
Manchester -10 7 £363 +45.00%
West Midlands -20 6 £500 +44.92% 1
South West +9 5 £350 -12.50%
East Midlands +1 3 £525 +23.52%
Wales +16 2 £400 -13.51%
Buckinghamshire +12 2 - -
South Wales +11 2 £400 -15.78%
Derby +10 2 £525 +14.13%
Southampton +9 2 £313 +0.80%
Derbyshire +7 2 £525 +23.52%
Yorkshire 0 2 £331 -22.05%
Bristol 0 2 £350 -12.50%
Wiltshire - 2 £445 -
Bridgend - 2 £400 -
Merseyside - 2 £438 -
Midlands - 2 £375 -
Solihull - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 - -

Network Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 120 (66.30%) Cisco
2 98 (54.14%) Firewall
3 73 (40.33%) Cisco Certification
4 55 (30.39%) LAN
5 54 (29.83%) WAN
6 53 (29.28%) CheckPoint
6 53 (29.28%) Data Centre
7 49 (27.07%) Network Security
8 48 (26.52%) CCNP
9 46 (25.41%) Finance
10 43 (23.76%) Cisco ASA
11 37 (20.44%) Security Cleared
12 36 (19.89%) SC Cleared
13 34 (18.78%) Wireless
13 34 (18.78%) CCIE
13 34 (18.78%) Juniper
14 31 (17.13%) F5
15 30 (16.57%) MPLS
16 29 (16.02%) BGP
16 29 (16.02%) CCNA
16 29 (16.02%) Cisco Nexus
17 26 (14.36%) Migration
18 23 (12.71%) Network Design
19 22 (12.15%) OSPF
20 21 (11.60%) VPN
21 20 (11.05%) Telecoms
22 17 (9.39%) Palo Alto
23 16 (8.84%) DNS
23 16 (8.84%) Load Balancing
24 15 (8.29%) TCP/IP

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 (1.66%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.10%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.55%) Apache
3 1 (0.55%) JBoss
3 1 (0.55%) SAS
3 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.10%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.55%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.10%) Office 365
2 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 98 (54.14%) Firewall
2 55 (30.39%) LAN
3 54 (29.83%) WAN
4 49 (27.07%) Network Security
5 43 (23.76%) Cisco ASA
6 34 (18.78%) Wireless
7 30 (16.57%) MPLS
8 29 (16.02%) BGP
8 29 (16.02%) Cisco Nexus
9 22 (12.15%) OSPF
10 21 (11.60%) VPN
11 16 (8.84%) DNS
12 15 (8.29%) TCP/IP
13 14 (7.73%) EIGRP
13 14 (7.73%) VLAN
14 13 (7.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 13 (7.18%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (6.63%) DHCP
16 11 (6.08%) Internet
16 11 (6.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.66%) GIS
1 3 (1.66%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.55%) Big Data
2 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.55%) DB2
2 1 (0.55%) QlikView
2 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 46 (25.41%) Finance
2 20 (11.05%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.08%) Banking
4 4 (2.21%) Law
5 3 (1.66%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.66%) Retail
6 2 (1.10%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Back Office
7 1 (0.55%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.55%) French Language
7 1 (0.55%) Front Office
7 1 (0.55%) Legal
7 1 (0.55%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.66%) CSS
1 3 (1.66%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.10%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.55%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.55%) SAML
3 1 (0.55%) Spring
3 1 (0.55%) VXML
3 1 (0.55%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (29.28%) Data Centre
2 2 (1.10%) EFT
2 2 (1.10%) NHS
3 1 (0.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.55%) CESG
3 1 (0.55%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (0.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (0.55%) Driving Licence
3 1 (0.55%) e-Health
3 1 (0.55%) EMV
3 1 (0.55%) Equities
3 1 (0.55%) Fixed Income
3 1 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (0.55%) Hedge funds
3 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.55%) Online Banking
3 1 (0.55%) PKI
3 1 (0.55%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (0.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.63%) Windows
2 7 (3.87%) Linux
3 4 (2.21%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (14.36%) Migration
2 23 (12.71%) Network Design
3 16 (8.84%) Load Balancing
4 15 (8.29%) Change Management
5 13 (7.18%) Network Architecture
5 13 (7.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (5.52%) ITIL
7 8 (4.42%) High Availability
7 8 (4.42%) Project Management
8 7 (3.87%) Customer Engagement
9 6 (3.31%) Email Filtering
9 6 (3.31%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (3.31%) Web Filtering
10 5 (2.76%) Information Security
10 5 (2.76%) Network Management
10 5 (2.76%) Network Planning
10 5 (2.76%) Service Management
10 5 (2.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 4 (2.21%) Risk Management
11 4 (2.21%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.21%) SQL
2 1 (0.55%) Java
2 1 (0.55%) Python
2 1 (0.55%) R
2 1 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 73 (40.33%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (26.52%) CCNP
3 37 (20.44%) Security Cleared
4 36 (19.89%) SC Cleared
5 34 (18.78%) CCIE
6 29 (16.02%) CCNA
7 6 (3.31%) CCDE
8 4 (2.21%) CCSA
8 4 (2.21%) CCSE
8 4 (2.21%) CISM
8 4 (2.21%) CISSP
8 4 (2.21%) Degree
9 2 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.10%) JNCIE
9 2 (1.10%) JNCIP
9 2 (1.10%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.55%) CCNP Voice
10 1 (0.55%) CCVP
10 1 (0.55%) CEH
10 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.76%) SLA
3 1 (0.55%) GPG13
3 1 (0.55%) HMG Infosec
3 1 (0.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.55%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.55%) RMADS
3 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (3.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.66%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.10%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (1.10%) ISA Server
3 2 (1.10%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.10%) Snort
3 2 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (4.42%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.66%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.10%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.55%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.55%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 120 (66.30%) Cisco
2 53 (29.28%) CheckPoint
3 34 (18.78%) Juniper
4 31 (17.13%) F5
5 17 (9.39%) Palo Alto
6 14 (7.73%) Blue Coat
6 14 (7.73%) Fortinet
7 12 (6.63%) Aruba
8 8 (4.42%) HP
8 8 (4.42%) Oracle
8 8 (4.42%) Riverbed
9 7 (3.87%) Microsoft
9 7 (3.87%) VMware
10 6 (3.31%) Citrix
10 6 (3.31%) FireEye
11 5 (2.76%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 5 (2.76%) Forcepoint
11 5 (2.76%) Radianz
11 5 (2.76%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.21%) TippingPoint