The median contractor rate for a Network Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 29 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 109 109
Rank change year-on-year +17 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 8 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.44% 0.42% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.46% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 3
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £498 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.54% +17.05%  
10th Percentile £318 £407 £408
90th Percentile £575 £625 £468
South East median daily rate £405 £498 £310
% change year-on-year -18.59% +60.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £60.00 - -

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 1677 2182 2279
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 91.74% 92.73% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3044 4121 4069
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
10th Percentile £250 £260 £213
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 296 377
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -25.00%  
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £37.50 £30.88 £39.05
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £16.14
% change year-on-year -8.21% +21.49%  

Network Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Network Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Consultant in Berkshire over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 June 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
Bracknell - 2 £550 -
Reading +11 1 £575 +10.57% 1
Network Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
4 3 (27.27%) CCIE
5 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
5 2 (18.18%) Network Security
5 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 2 (18.18%) Network Design
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (18.18%) Firewall
5 2 (18.18%) Security Management
5 2 (18.18%) NetApp
5 2 (18.18%) CCNP
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (18.18%) vRealize
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Regular Expression
5 2 (18.18%) vCloud
5 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (18.18%) Splunk
5 2 (18.18%) SIEM
5 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (18.18%) Threat Management
6 1 (9.09%) Presales
6 1 (9.09%) FWSM
6 1 (9.09%) Aruba

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) FWSM
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Data ONTAP
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
1 2 (18.18%) Network Design
1 2 (18.18%) Security Management
1 2 (18.18%) SIEM
1 2 (18.18%) Threat Management
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Network Performance Management
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
2 1 (9.09%) Presales
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCIE
3 2 (18.18%) CCNP
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (9.09%) CCIE Data Center
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) NetApp
2 2 (18.18%) Splunk
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Aruba
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto