Period
to 21 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Network Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 593 562 560
Rank change year-on-year -31 -2 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 42 54 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.092% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 37 35
London median daily rate £475 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £345 £353 £375
90th Percentile £600 £575 £705
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
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 43,329 42,797 42,448
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.72% 94.98% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,316 30,865 30,276
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £285
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 583 512 552
London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.83 £52.35
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +4.11%

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 2018. 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 -14 5 £463 -15.91% 4
West London -1 4 £413 +14.27%
South London - 2 £550 -
Network Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, Network Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region featuring Network Consultant in the job title.

1 24 (57.14%) Cisco
2 22 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (50.00%) Firewall
4 17 (40.48%) CCNP
5 16 (38.10%) Wireless
6 15 (35.71%) Network Security
7 12 (28.57%) CCIE
7 12 (28.57%) VPN
7 12 (28.57%) WAN
8 11 (26.19%) Juniper
9 9 (21.43%) CheckPoint
10 8 (19.05%) IPsec
10 8 (19.05%) VMware
10 8 (19.05%) Network Design
11 7 (16.67%) VMware NSX
11 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (16.67%) OSPF
11 7 (16.67%) BGP
11 7 (16.67%) SSL
11 7 (16.67%) ITIL
12 6 (14.29%) CCNA
12 6 (14.29%) Change Management
12 6 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (14.29%) Data Centre
13 5 (11.90%) Palo Alto
13 5 (11.90%) Ansible
13 5 (11.90%) MPLS
13 5 (11.90%) Forcepoint
13 5 (11.90%) HP
13 5 (11.90%) SLA

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 (2.38%) Apache
1 1 (2.38%) IIS
1 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (11.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.14%) GitHub
3 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.38%) IaaS
3 1 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (50.00%) Firewall
2 16 (38.10%) Wireless
3 15 (35.71%) Network Security
4 12 (28.57%) VPN
4 12 (28.57%) WAN
5 8 (19.05%) IPsec
6 7 (16.67%) BGP
6 7 (16.67%) OSPF
6 7 (16.67%) SSL
7 6 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (11.90%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (11.90%) LAN
8 5 (11.90%) MPLS
9 4 (9.52%) DNS
9 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
10 3 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (7.14%) Internet
10 3 (7.14%) iSCSI
10 3 (7.14%) Junos
10 3 (7.14%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (7.14%) GitLab
2 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.14%) Robot Framework
2 3 (7.14%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) YAML
2 4 (9.52%) Jinja
3 3 (7.14%) Django
3 3 (7.14%) REST
3 3 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) NHS
4 1 (2.38%) CCTV
4 1 (2.38%) Fintech
4 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.38%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Linux
1 4 (9.52%) Unix
2 1 (2.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Network Design
2 7 (16.67%) ITIL
3 6 (14.29%) Change Management
4 5 (11.90%) Business Analysis
4 5 (11.90%) ITIL V3
4 5 (11.90%) Test Automation
5 4 (9.52%) Project Management
6 3 (7.14%) Migration
6 3 (7.14%) Network Virtualisation
6 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.14%) Service Management
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (7.14%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.76%) DevOps
7 2 (4.76%) Network Architecture
7 2 (4.76%) Open Source
7 2 (4.76%) PRINCE
7 2 (4.76%) SIEM
8 1 (2.38%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.38%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) Perl
1 5 (11.90%) Python
1 5 (11.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (40.48%) CCNP
3 12 (28.57%) CCIE
4 6 (14.29%) CCNA
5 5 (11.90%) CCSE
5 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
5 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
6 3 (7.14%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.38%) CCDP
8 1 (2.38%) CCIE Data Center
8 1 (2.38%) CWNE
8 1 (2.38%) JNCIE
8 1 (2.38%) VCP6
8 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (11.90%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) VMware NSX
2 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.14%) VirtualBox
4 2 (4.76%) vSphere
5 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Ansible
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Cisco
2 11 (26.19%) Juniper
3 9 (21.43%) CheckPoint
4 8 (19.05%) VMware
5 5 (11.90%) Barracuda Networks
5 5 (11.90%) Forcepoint
5 5 (11.90%) Fortinet
5 5 (11.90%) HP
5 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
5 5 (11.90%) Palo Alto
6 4 (9.52%) F5
7 3 (7.14%) 3PAR
7 3 (7.14%) Aruba
7 3 (7.14%) Trend Micro
8 2 (4.76%) Meraki
8 2 (4.76%) Splunk
9 1 (2.38%) AlgoSec
9 1 (2.38%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.38%) SevOne
9 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds