The median contractor rate for a Network Consultant was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network Consultant
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 123 129
Rank change year-on-year +27 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 3 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.16% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.17% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £325 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.52% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £425 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £425 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1708 2303 2739
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 93.38% 92.68% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 801 1188 1408
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 76 85
Median hourly rate £15.70 £21.33 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.39% +21.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Network Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Network Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Network Consultant in Berkshire

Network Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Consultant in Berkshire

Network Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Consultant in Berkshire

Network Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Reading +13 1 £300 - 1
Newbury - 1 - -
Network Consultant
South East

Network Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 across the Berkshire region featuring Network Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (40.00%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) Juniper
2 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (26.67%) CCIE
3 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (26.67%) Firewall
4 2 (13.33%) Network Security
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (6.67%) Aruba
5 1 (6.67%) Network Performance Management
5 1 (6.67%) SIEM
5 1 (6.67%) FWSM
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) LogRhythm
5 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.67%) Presales
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.67%) CCSE

Network Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (13.33%) Network Security
3 1 (6.67%) FWSM
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
3 1 (6.67%) Network Design
3 1 (6.67%) Network Performance Management
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.67%) Presales
3 1 (6.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CCIE
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) CCSE
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (33.33%) Juniper
2 5 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (6.67%) Aruba
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) LogRhythm
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft