Period
to 21 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Network Consultant was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East 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 > South East
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 344 340 335
Rank change year-on-year -4 -5 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 34 27 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.21% 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.18% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 29
South East median daily rate £400 £405 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% -10.00% +9.09%
10th Percentile £347 £318 £330
90th Percentile £567 £547 £625
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South East median hourly rate - £60.00 -
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 the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15,405 15,373 15,995
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.42% 94.67% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,238 9,127 9,562
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.90%
10th Percentile £250 £241 £231
90th Percentile £580 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 642 631 787
South East median hourly rate £20.12 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.79% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £48.75
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 the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Consultant in the South East

Network Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Consultant in the South East

Network Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Consultant in the South East over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Consultant in the South East

Network Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Consultant in the South East

Network Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East 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
Berkshire +5 17 £380 -15.56% 3
Thames Valley +3 17 £380 -13.14% 3
Hampshire -17 12 £438 +12.90% 3
Surrey -18 3 £538 +19.44%
West Sussex - 3 £400 -
Network Consultant
England

Network Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region featuring Network Consultant in the job title.

1 21 (61.76%) Cisco
2 10 (29.41%) LAN
2 10 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (29.41%) Firewall
3 9 (26.47%) WAN
4 8 (23.53%) Network Architecture
5 7 (20.59%) CCIE
6 6 (17.65%) CCNP
6 6 (17.65%) Network Security
6 6 (17.65%) Palo Alto
7 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
7 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
7 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
7 5 (14.71%) Analytics
7 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
7 5 (14.71%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (11.76%) VMware
8 4 (11.76%) OSPF
8 4 (11.76%) CheckPoint
8 4 (11.76%) VoIP
8 4 (11.76%) Multicast
8 4 (11.76%) CCDE
8 4 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (11.76%) Cisco Firepower
9 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
9 3 (8.82%) Wireshark
9 3 (8.82%) Security Architecture
9 3 (8.82%) SQL
9 3 (8.82%) MS Visio

Network Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (5.88%) OpenStack
1 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) Firewall
1 10 (29.41%) LAN
2 9 (26.47%) WAN
3 6 (17.65%) Network Security
4 4 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (11.76%) Cisco Firepower
4 4 (11.76%) Multicast
4 4 (11.76%) OSPF
4 4 (11.76%) VoIP
5 3 (8.82%) IPsec
5 3 (8.82%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (8.82%) Wireshark
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (5.88%) MPLS
6 2 (5.88%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (5.88%) SSH
6 2 (5.88%) Telnet
6 2 (5.88%) Unified Communications
6 2 (5.88%) VRRP
6 2 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Power BI
General
1 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Network Architecture
2 5 (14.71%) Analytics
2 5 (14.71%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (8.82%) Security Architecture
5 2 (5.88%) High Availability
5 2 (5.88%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Network Virtualisation
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.94%) Data Analytics
6 1 (2.94%) DevOps
6 1 (2.94%) Network Management
6 1 (2.94%) Presales
6 1 (2.94%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (2.94%) Process Improvement
6 1 (2.94%) Process Management
6 1 (2.94%) Project Management
6 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.94%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.94%) Perl
2 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (20.59%) CCIE
3 6 (17.65%) CCNP
4 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
5 4 (11.76%) CCDE
6 3 (8.82%) CCNA
6 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.88%) HP MASE
7 2 (5.88%) MCSE
7 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.94%) CCSA
8 1 (2.94%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) RMADS
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.88%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (5.88%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (5.88%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.94%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.94%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Cisco
2 6 (17.65%) Palo Alto
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.76%) CheckPoint
4 4 (11.76%) VMware
5 3 (8.82%) Avaya
5 3 (8.82%) HP
6 2 (5.88%) Acme Packet
6 2 (5.88%) Brocade
6 2 (5.88%) Citrix
6 2 (5.88%) Fortinet
6 2 (5.88%) Juniper
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle
6 2 (5.88%) Sonus
7 1 (2.94%) Aruba
7 1 (2.94%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.94%) Infoblox
7 1 (2.94%) IronPort
7 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.94%) Tableau