The median contractor rate for a Network Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England 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
UK > England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 511 536 551
Rank change year-on-year +25 +15  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 83 86 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 52 57
England median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
10th Percentile £347 £311 £225
90th Percentile £800 £621 £482
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
England median hourly rate £60.00 - £34.75
UK median hourly rate £60.00 - £34.75

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40963 46827 48392
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.75% 95.00% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 91483 109922 114749
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
10th Percentile £263 £256 £230
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4083 4735 7114
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £44.75 £41.00
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 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
London +5 28 £450 -14.28% 2
South East +21 25 £405 -18.59%
North of England +62 13 £700 +75.00%
North West +31 12 £700 +60.00%
Midlands +10 7 £438 - 4
West Midlands +22 6 £438 +14.37% 3
South West -1 6 £550 +37.50%
East of England -12 4 £475 +5.55% 4
Yorkshire +19 1 £450 +16.12%
East Midlands -6 1 - - 1
Network Consultant
UK

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

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 England region featuring Network Consultant in the job title.

1 94 (59.49%) Cisco
2 65 (41.14%) Firewall
3 60 (37.97%) Cisco Certification
4 52 (32.91%) Network Security
5 38 (24.05%) Juniper
5 38 (24.05%) CCNP
5 38 (24.05%) WAN
6 35 (22.15%) CheckPoint
7 33 (20.89%) Security Cleared
7 33 (20.89%) F5
8 30 (18.99%) LAN
9 27 (17.09%) Cisco ASA
10 25 (15.82%) Wireless
11 24 (15.19%) CCIE
12 22 (13.92%) VPN
12 22 (13.92%) SC Cleared
13 21 (13.29%) CCNA
14 20 (12.66%) Data Centre
15 19 (12.03%) Cisco Nexus
16 17 (10.76%) Network Design
17 16 (10.13%) BGP
17 16 (10.13%) VoIP
18 15 (9.49%) Windows
18 15 (9.49%) Load Balancing
19 13 (8.23%) BIG-IP
19 13 (8.23%) Telecoms
19 13 (8.23%) EIGRP
19 13 (8.23%) Palo Alto
20 12 (7.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
20 12 (7.59%) MPLS

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 2 (1.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.63%) IIS
2 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.43%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.90%) Office 365
4 2 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.27%) SaaS
4 2 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.63%) IaaS
5 1 (0.63%) PaaS
5 1 (0.63%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 65 (41.14%) Firewall
2 52 (32.91%) Network Security
3 38 (24.05%) WAN
4 30 (18.99%) LAN
5 27 (17.09%) Cisco ASA
6 25 (15.82%) Wireless
7 22 (13.92%) VPN
8 19 (12.03%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (10.13%) BGP
9 16 (10.13%) VoIP
10 13 (8.23%) BIG-IP
10 13 (8.23%) EIGRP
11 12 (7.59%) DNS
11 12 (7.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 12 (7.59%) MPLS
11 12 (7.59%) OSPF
12 10 (6.33%) DHCP
13 8 (5.06%) Internet
13 8 (5.06%) NetScaler
14 6 (3.80%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.63%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (0.63%) GIS
1 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
1 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (8.23%) Telecoms
2 11 (6.96%) Finance
2 11 (6.96%) Retail
3 4 (2.53%) Banking
4 1 (0.63%) Electronics
4 1 (0.63%) Legal
4 1 (0.63%) Local Government
4 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.63%) Marketing
4 1 (0.63%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.63%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.90%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.27%) .NET
2 2 (1.27%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.27%) SAML
2 2 (1.27%) Web Services
3 1 (0.63%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.63%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.63%) Kafka
3 1 (0.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.66%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.53%) User Experience
4 3 (1.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.27%) CCTV
5 2 (1.27%) CMDB
5 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.27%) Digital TV
5 2 (1.27%) FMCG
5 2 (1.27%) NHS
6 1 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.63%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.63%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.63%) PKI
6 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.49%) Windows
2 10 (6.33%) Unix
3 7 (4.43%) Linux
4 3 (1.90%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.90%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.27%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.63%) Solaris
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (10.76%) Network Design
2 15 (9.49%) Load Balancing
3 9 (5.70%) ITIL
4 8 (5.06%) Migration
4 8 (5.06%) Network Architecture
4 8 (5.06%) Network Management
5 7 (4.43%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (3.80%) Incident Management
6 6 (3.80%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (3.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (3.16%) Change Management
7 5 (3.16%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (3.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (2.53%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (2.53%) Mentoring
8 4 (2.53%) Risk Management
8 4 (2.53%) Security Testing
8 4 (2.53%) Web Filtering
9 3 (1.90%) Network Planning
9 3 (1.90%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.90%) C
1 3 (1.90%) Java
1 3 (1.90%) Perl
1 3 (1.90%) Python
1 3 (1.90%) SQL
2 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.63%) C++
2 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
2 1 (0.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 60 (37.97%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (24.05%) CCNP
3 33 (20.89%) Security Cleared
4 24 (15.19%) CCIE
5 22 (13.92%) SC Cleared
6 21 (13.29%) CCNA
7 9 (5.70%) DV Cleared
8 6 (3.80%) Degree
9 5 (3.16%) CCIE Security
10 4 (2.53%) CCDP
10 4 (2.53%) CEH
10 4 (2.53%) CREST Certified
10 4 (2.53%) OSCP
11 3 (1.90%) CCSA
11 3 (1.90%) CCSE
11 3 (1.90%) CISSP
11 3 (1.90%) JNCIE
11 3 (1.90%) JNCIP
12 2 (1.27%) JNCIA
12 2 (1.27%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.27%) PMO
1 2 (1.27%) QA
1 2 (1.27%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) COBIT
2 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.53%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.53%) ProxySG
1 4 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.90%) ISA Server
2 3 (1.90%) vCloud
3 2 (1.27%) Docker
3 2 (1.27%) Firmware
3 2 (1.27%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (1.27%) vSphere
4 1 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.63%) XenApp
4 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (2.53%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.90%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.27%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.27%) Nagios
3 2 (1.27%) Netcool
3 2 (1.27%) vRealize
4 1 (0.63%) Ansible
4 1 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.63%) Graphite
4 1 (0.63%) Kibana
4 1 (0.63%) logstash
4 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.63%) Puppet
4 1 (0.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 94 (59.49%) Cisco
2 38 (24.05%) Juniper
3 35 (22.15%) CheckPoint
4 33 (20.89%) F5
5 13 (8.23%) Palo Alto
6 12 (7.59%) Blue Coat
6 12 (7.59%) SAP
7 10 (6.33%) Fortinet
7 10 (6.33%) VMware
8 9 (5.70%) Citrix
8 9 (5.70%) Microsoft
9 7 (4.43%) Aruba
10 6 (3.80%) Riverbed
11 5 (3.16%) Avaya
11 5 (3.16%) HP
12 4 (2.53%) IBM
12 4 (2.53%) Meraki
12 4 (2.53%) NetApp
13 3 (1.90%) SolarWinds
13 3 (1.90%) Trustwave