Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Consultant was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 22 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 79 103
Rank change year-on-year -6 +24 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 2 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.16% 1.35% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 1.49% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 1
Reading median daily rate £550 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% - +90.00%
Berkshire median daily rate £480 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 1199 1343 1797
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.31% 90.44% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 715 718 1073
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £233 £220
90th Percentile £575 £571 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 78 124
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.08% -31.55% +23.14%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.75 £43.28 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year -3.45% -32.71% +23.14%

Network Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Consultant in Reading

Network Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Consultant in Reading

Network Consultant Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 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 Reading region featuring Network Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE Data Center

Network Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE Data Center
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco