Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 706 695 728
Rank change year-on-year -11 +33 -84
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 125 178 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 102 95
England median daily rate £450 £465 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +12.73% +3.13%
10th Percentile £318 £330 £275
90th Percentile £661 £625 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £419
% change year-on-year - +7.46% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
England median hourly rate £60.00 - £27.50
UK median hourly rate £60.00 - £27.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 88968 93021 99725
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 59275 61281 64512
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2638 3004 3828
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Network Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Consultant in England

Network Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Consultant in England

Network Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Consultant in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Consultant in England

Network Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Consultant in England

Network Consultant
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -24 48 £450 -10.00% 2
North of England +67 23 £600 +71.43%
South East -15 22 £415 -10.75% 4
North West +32 19 £600 +60.00%
Midlands +23 12 £400 -13.51%
West Midlands +37 10 £413 -13.16%
South West +15 10 £550 +46.67%
East of England -30 9 £550 +10.00% 1
Yorkshire +19 4 - -
East Midlands +4 2 £400 -17.95%
Network Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 England region featuring Network Consultant in the job title.

1 65 (52.00%) Cisco
2 42 (33.60%) Firewall
3 39 (31.20%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (28.00%) Network Security
5 29 (23.20%) CCNP
6 28 (22.40%) WAN
7 21 (16.80%) CheckPoint
8 20 (16.00%) Juniper
9 18 (14.40%) LAN
10 16 (12.80%) CCIE
10 16 (12.80%) Security Cleared
10 16 (12.80%) Data Centre
11 15 (12.00%) F5
11 15 (12.00%) Network Design
11 15 (12.00%) Telecoms
12 14 (11.20%) CCNA
13 12 (9.60%) MPLS
13 12 (9.60%) VPN
13 12 (9.60%) Wireless
13 12 (9.60%) Degree
13 12 (9.60%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (8.80%) Load Balancing
14 11 (8.80%) SAP
14 11 (8.80%) CISSP
15 10 (8.00%) ITIL
15 10 (8.00%) Windows
15 10 (8.00%) VLAN
16 9 (7.20%) SC Cleared
16 9 (7.20%) SIEM
16 9 (7.20%) Retail

Network Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (2.40%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.60%) SAS
3 1 (0.80%) nginx
3 1 (0.80%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.40%) SaaS
3 2 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.60%) IaaS
3 2 (1.60%) PaaS
4 1 (0.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (33.60%) Firewall
2 35 (28.00%) Network Security
3 28 (22.40%) WAN
4 18 (14.40%) LAN
5 12 (9.60%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (9.60%) MPLS
5 12 (9.60%) VPN
5 12 (9.60%) Wireless
6 10 (8.00%) VLAN
7 7 (5.60%) BGP
7 7 (5.60%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (5.60%) Radio Access Network
7 7 (5.60%) VoIP
8 6 (4.80%) OSPF
9 5 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (4.00%) Internet
9 5 (4.00%) TCP/IP
9 5 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (3.20%) EIGRP
10 4 (3.20%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.80%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (0.80%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.20%) Finance
2 9 (7.20%) Retail
3 3 (2.40%) Banking
4 2 (1.60%) Back Office
5 1 (0.80%) Billing
5 1 (0.80%) Electronics
5 1 (0.80%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.40%) SAML
2 2 (1.60%) REST
3 1 (0.80%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.80%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (2.40%) FMCG
5 2 (1.60%) CMDB
5 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.60%) PKI
5 2 (1.60%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.60%) User Experience
5 2 (1.60%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.80%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (0.80%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.80%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.00%) Windows
2 9 (7.20%) Linux
3 7 (5.60%) Unix
4 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (12.00%) Network Design
2 11 (8.80%) Load Balancing
3 10 (8.00%) ITIL
4 9 (7.20%) SIEM
5 8 (6.40%) Presales
5 8 (6.40%) Risk Management
6 7 (5.60%) Change Control
7 6 (4.80%) Analytics
7 6 (4.80%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (4.80%) Data Analytics
7 6 (4.80%) Migration
7 6 (4.80%) Network Architecture
7 6 (4.80%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (4.80%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (4.00%) Information Security
8 5 (4.00%) Network Management
8 5 (4.00%) Service Management
9 4 (3.20%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (3.20%) Network Planning
9 4 (3.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.60%) Perl
2 1 (0.80%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (31.20%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (23.20%) CCNP
3 16 (12.80%) CCIE
3 16 (12.80%) Security Cleared
4 14 (11.20%) CCNA
5 12 (9.60%) Degree
6 11 (8.80%) CISSP
7 9 (7.20%) CISM
7 9 (7.20%) SC Cleared
8 8 (6.40%) DV Cleared
9 6 (4.80%) CompTIA Security+
9 6 (4.80%) Security+ Certification
10 4 (3.20%) CCIE Data Center
10 4 (3.20%) JNCIA
10 4 (3.20%) JNCIE
10 4 (3.20%) JNCIP
11 3 (2.40%) JNCIS
12 2 (1.60%) CCSA
12 2 (1.60%) CCSE
12 2 (1.60%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.40%) SLA
3 2 (1.60%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.80%) COBIT
4 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 3 (2.40%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.40%) ProxySG
2 2 (1.60%) Firmware
2 2 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.80%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.80%) vCloud
3 1 (0.80%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (2.40%) Ansible
1 3 (2.40%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (1.60%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (1.60%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.60%) Puppet
3 1 (0.80%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.80%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.80%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 65 (52.00%) Cisco
2 21 (16.80%) CheckPoint
3 20 (16.00%) Juniper
4 15 (12.00%) F5
5 11 (8.80%) SAP
6 7 (5.60%) Palo Alto
6 7 (5.60%) Riverbed
7 6 (4.80%) Citrix
8 5 (4.00%) Aruba
8 5 (4.00%) Blue Coat
8 5 (4.00%) Fortinet
8 5 (4.00%) SolarWinds
9 4 (3.20%) VMware
10 2 (1.60%) BMC
10 2 (1.60%) BT
10 2 (1.60%) HP
10 2 (1.60%) Infoblox
10 2 (1.60%) Mercator
10 2 (1.60%) Sourcefire
10 2 (1.60%) Splunk