Period
to 22 May 2019

The median contractor rate for a Network Consultant was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 May 2019.

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
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 334 347 308
Rank change year-on-year +13 -39 +46
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 25 28 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.18% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 29
South East median daily rate £425 £475 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +14.46% +3.75%
10th Percentile £268 £364 £320
90th Percentile £575 £585 £530
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +9.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 14,015 15,762 14,388
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 94.29% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,390 9,263 8,288
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £256 £256 £244
90th Percentile £600 £575 £555
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 604 634 710
South East median hourly rate £21.08 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.46% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.52 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.78 £47.50
England median hourly rate £19.36 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% -2.63% -2.33%

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 22 May 2019.

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 22 May 2019. 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
Surrey +19 9 £550 -6.38% 1
Thames Valley +6 6 £388 -18.42% 2
Berkshire -14 6 £388 -16.22% 2
Hampshire -2 4 £263 -34.38% 1
East Sussex - 4 £425 -
West Sussex +13 2 £475 -11.21% 1
Network Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, 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 23 (92.00%) Cisco
2 13 (52.00%) Firewall
3 12 (48.00%) HP
3 12 (48.00%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (36.00%) CCNP
4 9 (36.00%) CCNA
5 8 (32.00%) WAN
5 8 (32.00%) Aruba
5 8 (32.00%) Palo Alto
6 7 (28.00%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (28.00%) Wireless
6 7 (28.00%) Advertising
7 6 (24.00%) Juniper
7 6 (24.00%) Presales
8 5 (20.00%) Akamai
8 5 (20.00%) Network Security
8 5 (20.00%) Wireless Security
8 5 (20.00%) CCIE
8 5 (20.00%) VMware
9 4 (16.00%) LAN
9 4 (16.00%) Huawei
9 4 (16.00%) F5
9 4 (16.00%) CCIE Security
9 4 (16.00%) CCIE Wireless
9 4 (16.00%) Meraki
10 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
10 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (12.00%) Barracuda Networks

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Akamai
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.00%) Office 365
4 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.00%) IaaS
4 1 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) Firewall
2 8 (32.00%) WAN
3 7 (28.00%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (28.00%) Wireless
4 5 (20.00%) Network Security
4 5 (20.00%) Wireless Security
5 4 (16.00%) LAN
6 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (12.00%) DNS
6 3 (12.00%) IPsec
6 3 (12.00%) SSL
6 3 (12.00%) VPN
6 3 (12.00%) WLAN
7 2 (8.00%) EIGRP
7 2 (8.00%) Internet
7 2 (8.00%) Junos
7 2 (8.00%) MPLS
7 2 (8.00%) OSPF
7 2 (8.00%) tcpdump
7 2 (8.00%) Wireshark
General
1 7 (28.00%) Advertising
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (4.00%) SAML
1 1 (4.00%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) CMDB
1 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (4.00%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Presales
2 2 (8.00%) Change Management
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.00%) Coaching
3 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (4.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.00%) Project Management
3 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (4.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (4.00%) Validation
3 1 (4.00%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (36.00%) CCNA
2 9 (36.00%) CCNP
3 5 (20.00%) CCIE
4 4 (16.00%) CCIE Security
4 4 (16.00%) CCIE Wireless
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.00%) JNCIS
5 1 (4.00%) MCSE
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.00%) vSphere
3 1 (4.00%) XenApp
3 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (4.00%) Nagios
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
1 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Cisco
2 12 (48.00%) HP
3 8 (32.00%) Aruba
3 8 (32.00%) Palo Alto
4 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (24.00%) Juniper
6 5 (20.00%) VMware
7 4 (16.00%) F5
7 4 (16.00%) Huawei
7 4 (16.00%) Meraki
8 3 (12.00%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
9 2 (8.00%) Citrix
9 2 (8.00%) Dell
9 2 (8.00%) Fortinet
10 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
10 1 (4.00%) EqualLogic
10 1 (4.00%) ProCurve
10 1 (4.00%) Qualys
10 1 (4.00%) Ruckus Wireless