Period
to 23 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Network Consultant was £453 per day in advertised job vacancies in the UK excluding London during the 6 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 623 613 -
Rank change year-on-year -10 - +626
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Consultant 6 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.011% 0.025% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.026% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
UK excluding London median daily rate £453 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.07% - -
UK median daily rate £453 £375 £450
% change year-on-year +20.67% -16.67% +36.88%
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 49,737 49,670 58,182
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 94.79% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,581 30,560 34,909
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £225 £215 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,160 2,627 2,968
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.41% +12.12%
10th Percentile £10.59 £10.50 £10.32
90th Percentile £47.85 £47.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% -5.26% +15.15%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Network Consultant in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 February 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 -3 4 £480 - 1
South West +15 1 £400 +14.29%
Northern Ireland - 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 23 February 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 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) MPLS
2 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) CCIE
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) WLAN
4 1 (16.67%) Nagios
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) OSPF
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
4 1 (16.67%) Riverbed
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) Network Packet Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Network Design
4 1 (16.67%) Wireshark

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) MPLS
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
3 1 (16.67%) WLAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (16.67%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Network Packet Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCIE
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Riverbed
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds