Period
to 17 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 592 554 540
Rank change year-on-year -38 -14 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 45 62 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.095% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 37 40
London median daily rate £450 £490 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.16% +15.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £356 £343 £275
90th Percentile £520 £650 £508
England median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 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 44783 41879 43850
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 94.88% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32527 29761 30910
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £299 £269
90th Percentile £669 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 551 559 668
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.55% +8.66%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.38 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £17.89
% change year-on-year +3.89% +0.61% +8.42%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -6 4 £475 +2.70%
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 17 December 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 25 (55.56%) Cisco
2 14 (31.11%) Firewall
3 12 (26.67%) Network Security
3 12 (26.67%) CheckPoint
4 11 (24.44%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (24.44%) WAN
5 9 (20.00%) CCIE
5 9 (20.00%) MPLS
5 9 (20.00%) Wireless
6 7 (15.56%) VPN
6 7 (15.56%) F5
6 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
7 6 (13.33%) Presales
7 6 (13.33%) CCNP
7 6 (13.33%) LAN
7 6 (13.33%) Juniper
7 6 (13.33%) Finance
8 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
9 4 (8.89%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (8.89%) Banking
9 4 (8.89%) Blue Coat
9 4 (8.89%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (8.89%) Internet
9 4 (8.89%) Windows
9 4 (8.89%) CCNA
10 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
10 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
10 3 (6.67%) Linux
10 3 (6.67%) ITIL

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 1 (2.22%) nginx
1 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) Office 365
3 1 (2.22%) IaaS
3 1 (2.22%) PaaS
3 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.11%) Firewall
2 12 (26.67%) Network Security
3 11 (24.44%) WAN
4 9 (20.00%) MPLS
4 9 (20.00%) Wireless
5 7 (15.56%) VPN
6 6 (13.33%) LAN
7 4 (8.89%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (8.89%) Internet
7 4 (8.89%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
8 3 (6.67%) VLAN
9 2 (4.44%) ATM
9 2 (4.44%) BIG-IP
9 2 (4.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (4.44%) HTTP
9 2 (4.44%) SNMP
9 2 (4.44%) Telepresence
9 2 (4.44%) WLAN
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Billing
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
4 1 (2.22%) German Language
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.44%) PKI
3 1 (2.22%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) FMCG
3 1 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.33%) Presales
2 3 (6.67%) ITIL
2 3 (6.67%) Network Architecture
2 3 (6.67%) Network Management
2 3 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (4.44%) Change Control
3 2 (4.44%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (4.44%) Load Balancing
3 2 (4.44%) Network Planning
3 2 (4.44%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
3 2 (4.44%) Security Management
3 2 (4.44%) SIEM
3 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (4.44%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (4.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (2.22%) Compliance Management
4 1 (2.22%) IT Strategy
4 1 (2.22%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (2.22%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (20.00%) CCIE
3 6 (13.33%) CCNP
4 4 (8.89%) CCNA
4 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.67%) CCIE Data Center
5 3 (6.67%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.44%) CCIE Collaboration
6 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.22%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (2.22%) CCIE Wireless
7 1 (2.22%) CEH
7 1 (2.22%) CISM
7 1 (2.22%) CISSP
7 1 (2.22%) Degree
7 1 (2.22%) GSEC
7 1 (2.22%) JNCIE
7 1 (2.22%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.22%) MCSE
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (4.44%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 1 (2.22%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (2.22%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 25 (55.56%) Cisco
2 12 (26.67%) CheckPoint
3 7 (15.56%) F5
4 6 (13.33%) Juniper
5 4 (8.89%) Blue Coat
6 3 (6.67%) Aruba
6 3 (6.67%) VMware
7 2 (4.44%) Citrix
7 2 (4.44%) Fortinet
7 2 (4.44%) Mercator
7 2 (4.44%) Palo Alto
7 2 (4.44%) Riverbed
7 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.44%) Splunk
8 1 (2.22%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (2.22%) FireEye
8 1 (2.22%) Infoblox
8 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.22%) Nokia
8 1 (2.22%) WatchGuard