The median contractor rate for a Network Consultant was £405 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 27 June 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 / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 231 250 248
Rank change year-on-year +19 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 24 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.23% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 7
Median daily rate £405 £475 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.73% +53.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £379 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £540 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 - £34.75

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7336 8545 8844
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.60% 95.02% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4290 5092 5052
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 318 386 418
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.62 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.24% +21.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Network Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Network Consultant in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +22 8 £450 -5.26% 1
Hampshire +15 7 £388 +24.00%
Buckinghamshire -15 4 £405 -22.85%
Surrey +10 3 £525 -
Kent -4 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £500 -
Network Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 South East region featuring Network Consultant in the job title.

1 30 (69.77%) Cisco
2 20 (46.51%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (44.19%) Firewall
4 18 (41.86%) Network Security
5 17 (39.53%) Security Cleared
6 16 (37.21%) WAN
7 14 (32.56%) LAN
8 13 (30.23%) CCNP
8 13 (30.23%) CheckPoint
8 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
8 13 (30.23%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (23.26%) F5
9 10 (23.26%) Windows
10 9 (20.93%) Wireless
11 7 (16.28%) VoIP
11 7 (16.28%) Unix
11 7 (16.28%) CCIE
12 6 (13.95%) VPN
12 6 (13.95%) DNS
12 6 (13.95%) Juniper
12 6 (13.95%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (13.95%) Palo Alto
13 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
13 5 (11.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 5 (11.63%) DV Cleared
13 5 (11.63%) Load Balancing
13 5 (11.63%) VMware
13 5 (11.63%) BGP
13 5 (11.63%) Linux
14 4 (9.30%) DHCP

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 1 (2.33%) IIS
1 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
1 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.65%) Office 365
3 1 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (44.19%) Firewall
2 18 (41.86%) Network Security
3 16 (37.21%) WAN
4 14 (32.56%) LAN
5 13 (30.23%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (20.93%) Wireless
7 7 (16.28%) VoIP
8 6 (13.95%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (13.95%) DNS
8 6 (13.95%) VPN
9 5 (11.63%) BGP
10 4 (9.30%) DHCP
11 3 (6.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 2 (4.65%) Cisco Wireless
12 2 (4.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 2 (4.65%) NetScaler
12 2 (4.65%) SNMP
12 2 (4.65%) SSL
12 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
12 2 (4.65%) Telepresence
General
1 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) 802.1X
1 2 (4.65%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.33%) EMV
2 1 (2.33%) FMCG
2 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (2.33%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Windows
2 7 (16.28%) Unix
3 5 (11.63%) Linux
4 2 (4.65%) Data ONTAP
4 2 (4.65%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.63%) Load Balancing
1 5 (11.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (9.30%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (9.30%) Network Design
2 4 (9.30%) Risk Management
2 4 (9.30%) Security Testing
3 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
3 3 (6.98%) Network Management
3 3 (6.98%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (4.65%) ITIL
4 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
4 2 (4.65%) Migration
4 2 (4.65%) Network Architecture
4 2 (4.65%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (4.65%) Security Management
4 2 (4.65%) SIEM
4 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (4.65%) Threat Management
4 2 (4.65%) Web Filtering
5 1 (2.33%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) C
2 1 (2.33%) C++
2 1 (2.33%) Java
2 1 (2.33%) Perl
2 1 (2.33%) Python
2 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (46.51%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (39.53%) Security Cleared
3 13 (30.23%) CCNP
3 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
4 7 (16.28%) CCIE
5 5 (11.63%) DV Cleared
6 4 (9.30%) CEH
6 4 (9.30%) CREST Certified
6 4 (9.30%) OSCP
7 2 (4.65%) CCNA
7 2 (4.65%) Degree
7 2 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.33%) CCDP
8 1 (2.33%) CCIE Data Center
8 1 (2.33%) CISSP
8 1 (2.33%) CNA
8 1 (2.33%) MCITP
8 1 (2.33%) MCSE
8 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.33%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) PMO
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) vCloud
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (2.33%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.33%) vSphere
2 1 (2.33%) XenApp
2 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (4.65%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.65%) vRealize
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.33%) Nagios
3 1 (2.33%) Netcool
3 1 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (69.77%) Cisco
2 13 (30.23%) CheckPoint
3 10 (23.26%) F5
4 6 (13.95%) Juniper
4 6 (13.95%) Palo Alto
5 5 (11.63%) VMware
6 4 (9.30%) Blue Coat
6 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
7 3 (6.98%) HP
7 3 (6.98%) NetApp
8 2 (4.65%) Aruba
8 2 (4.65%) Citrix
8 2 (4.65%) Riverbed
8 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.65%) Splunk
9 1 (2.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (2.33%) Infoblox
9 1 (2.33%) LogLogic
9 1 (2.33%) Radianz
9 1 (2.33%) Siemens