Period
to 19 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Network Consultant was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the UK excluding London during the 6 months to 19 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.

Senior Network Consultant
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 655 638 669
Rank change year-on-year -17 +31 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Consultant 5 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.009% 0.010% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.010% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% -5.08%
10th Percentile £363 £283 £335
90th Percentile £388 £528 £440
UK median daily rate £406 £456 £450
% change year-on-year -10.96% +1.39% +1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 UK excluding 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
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies in the UK excluding London with a recognized job title 52,038 49,644 56,334
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.05% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,705 30,294 34,636
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £240 £225 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £544
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,455 2,253 2,668
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.23
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.07 £45.08
UK median hourly rate £17.99 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.82% +3.89% -

Senior Network Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings that featured Senior Network Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Network Consultant in the UK excluding London

Senior Network Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Network Consultant in the UK excluding London

Senior Network Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Network Consultant in the UK excluding London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Network Consultant in the UK excluding London

Senior Network Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Network Consultant within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 19 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
South East -8 2 £375 +15.38%
East Midlands - 2 - -
Midlands - 2 - -
Channel Islands - 1 - -
Senior Network Consultant
UK

Senior Network Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, Senior 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 UK excluding London region featuring Senior Network Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCIE
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Avaya
3 2 (40.00%) Mercator
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) Sonus
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (40.00%) Acme Packet
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) BT

Senior Network Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding 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 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) MPLS
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
1 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCIE
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Acme Packet
2 2 (40.00%) Avaya
2 2 (40.00%) BT
2 2 (40.00%) Mercator
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (40.00%) Sonus