Period
to 23 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 October 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
England > London
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 559 556 549
Rank change year-on-year -3 -7 -54
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 54 61 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 47
London median daily rate £450 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% +1.80%
10th Percentile £353 £375 £225
90th Percentile £575 £705 £495
England median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £60.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43164 42103 44483
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 95.06% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 31162 30027 31323
London median daily rate £488 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £263
90th Percentile £656 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 518 544 709
London median hourly rate £20.22 £19.37 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.40% +1.92% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.74 £48.01
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £17.79
% change year-on-year +1.08% +4.02% +7.79%

Network Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Consultant in London

Network Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Consultant in London

Network Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Consultant in London over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Consultant in London

Network Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Consultant in London

Network Consultant
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
Central London -3 3 £550 +7.32% 1
North London - 3 £450 -
West London - 1 £361 -
Network Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 London region featuring Network Consultant in the job title.

1 29 (53.70%) Cisco
2 16 (29.63%) Firewall
3 15 (27.78%) WAN
4 14 (25.93%) Network Security
5 12 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (20.37%) MPLS
7 10 (18.52%) CheckPoint
7 10 (18.52%) VPN
7 10 (18.52%) Wireless
7 10 (18.52%) Data Centre
8 9 (16.67%) CCIE
9 8 (14.81%) Juniper
10 7 (12.96%) CCNP
10 7 (12.96%) LAN
11 6 (11.11%) Finance
11 6 (11.11%) F5
11 6 (11.11%) Presales
12 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (9.26%) CCNA
13 4 (7.41%) Internet
13 4 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (7.41%) Blue Coat
13 4 (7.41%) Load Balancing
13 4 (7.41%) Network Architecture
13 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
13 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
14 3 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
14 3 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
14 3 (5.56%) Aruba
14 3 (5.56%) Network Management

Network Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (3.70%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.85%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.70%) IaaS
2 2 (3.70%) PaaS
2 2 (3.70%) SaaS
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.85%) Route 53
3 1 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) Firewall
2 15 (27.78%) WAN
3 14 (25.93%) Network Security
4 11 (20.37%) MPLS
5 10 (18.52%) VPN
5 10 (18.52%) Wireless
6 7 (12.96%) LAN
7 4 (7.41%) Internet
7 4 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (5.56%) BIG-IP
8 3 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
9 2 (3.70%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (3.70%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (3.70%) Telepresence
9 2 (3.70%) Unified Communications
9 2 (3.70%) WebEx
9 2 (3.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (1.85%) GIS
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Banking
2 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Billing
4 1 (1.85%) Electronics
4 1 (1.85%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.85%) Middleware
1 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.85%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (1.85%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) FMCG
4 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) PKI
4 1 (1.85%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.11%) Presales
2 4 (7.41%) Load Balancing
2 4 (7.41%) Network Architecture
3 3 (5.56%) ITIL
3 3 (5.56%) Network Design
3 3 (5.56%) Network Management
3 3 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (5.56%) SIEM
3 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (3.70%) Information Security
4 2 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (3.70%) Network Planning
4 2 (3.70%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (3.70%) Problem Management
4 2 (3.70%) Security Management
4 2 (3.70%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (3.70%) Validation
4 2 (3.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (1.85%) Digital Forensics
5 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (16.67%) CCIE
3 7 (12.96%) CCNP
4 5 (9.26%) CCNA
5 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
6 3 (5.56%) CCIE Data Center
6 3 (5.56%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.70%) CCIE Collaboration
7 2 (3.70%) CISSP
7 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.85%) CCDA
8 1 (1.85%) CCDE
8 1 (1.85%) CCDP
8 1 (1.85%) CCSA
8 1 (1.85%) CEH
8 1 (1.85%) CISM
8 1 (1.85%) Degree
8 1 (1.85%) GSEC
8 1 (1.85%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.85%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) COBIT
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.70%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (3.70%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.85%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 1 (1.85%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 29 (53.70%) Cisco
2 10 (18.52%) CheckPoint
3 8 (14.81%) Juniper
4 6 (11.11%) F5
5 4 (7.41%) Blue Coat
6 3 (5.56%) Aruba
6 3 (5.56%) Citrix
7 2 (3.70%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.70%) Mercator
7 2 (3.70%) Palo Alto
7 2 (3.70%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.70%) Splunk
7 2 (3.70%) VMware
8 1 (1.85%) Avaya
8 1 (1.85%) FireEye
8 1 (1.85%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.85%) Google
8 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.85%) Nokia
8 1 (1.85%) Nortel