The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Network Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Network Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Network Consultant
Rank 628 601 583
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Consultant 5 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.016% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.017% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
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£463 £475 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £474 £388
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +22.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
54235 51432 48394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.81% 92.07% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34663 31190 28805
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1992 1996 2114
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Senior Network Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Network Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Network Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Network Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Network Consultant within the UK.

Senior Network Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Network Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Network Consultant within the UK.

Senior Network Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Network Consultant
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Network Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -8 5 £463 -2.63% 3
Crawley - 2 £450 -
West Sussex - 2 £450 -
South East - 2 £450 - 1
London +5 1 £475 -
North West -34 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £488 - 1
City of London - 1 £475 -
Worcestershire - 1 £488 -
Malvern - 1 £488 -

Senior Network Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Network Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Network Consultant in their job title.

1 13 (81.25%) WAN
2 12 (75.00%) LAN
3 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (56.25%) Cisco
5 8 (50.00%) CCIE
5 8 (50.00%) Firewall
6 6 (37.50%) Wireless
6 6 (37.50%) CCNP
6 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
7 5 (31.25%) MPLS
8 4 (25.00%) VPN
8 4 (25.00%) Network Design
8 4 (25.00%) Riverbed
9 3 (18.75%) FortiGate
9 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (18.75%) Migration
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
9 3 (18.75%) BGP
9 3 (18.75%) HP
10 2 (12.50%) OSPF
10 2 (12.50%) Juniper
10 2 (12.50%) IGRP
10 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
10 2 (12.50%) DNS
10 2 (12.50%) VoIP
10 2 (12.50%) DHCP
10 2 (12.50%) Windows
10 2 (12.50%) 3Com

Senior Network Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Network Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Network Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) WAN
2 12 (75.00%) LAN
3 8 (50.00%) Firewall
4 6 (37.50%) Wireless
5 5 (31.25%) MPLS
6 4 (25.00%) VPN
7 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 3 (18.75%) BGP
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
8 2 (12.50%) VLAN
8 2 (12.50%) OSPF
8 2 (12.50%) IGRP
8 2 (12.50%) DNS
8 2 (12.50%) VoIP
8 2 (12.50%) DHCP
9 1 (6.25%) WLAN
9 1 (6.25%) DMZ
9 1 (6.25%) ISDN
9 1 (6.25%) VRRP
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Law
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) XMPP
1 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Network Design
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Network Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (6.25%) Information Governance
4 1 (6.25%) Network Management
4 1 (6.25%) High Availability
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) Investment Management
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (50.00%) CCIE
3 6 (37.50%) CCNP
4 2 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) HP ASE
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (6.25%) CCNA
5 1 (6.25%) CCSA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) FortiGate
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Juniper
4 2 (12.50%) 3Com
5 1 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.25%) BT
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Verint
5 1 (6.25%) CyberTech