Period
to 25 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Infrastructure Consultant was £436 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 July 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 Infrastructure Consultant
UK
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 831 904 882
Rank change year-on-year +73 -22 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Network Infrastructure Consultant 9 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.005% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.006% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 7
UK median daily rate £436 £364 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.85% -6.67% +25.81%
10th Percentile £365 £357 £246
90th Percentile £515 £498 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £364 £364
% change year-on-year +22.94% +0.07% +16.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 90227 104434 107865
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.01% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 58501 67966 66791
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £233
90th Percentile £619 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2891 3103 4169
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.44 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76% +1.49%

Network Infrastructure Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Infrastructure Consultant in the UK

Network Infrastructure Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Infrastructure Consultant in the UK

Network Infrastructure Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Infrastructure Consultant over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Infrastructure Consultant in the UK

Network Infrastructure Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Infrastructure Consultant in the UK

Network Infrastructure Consultant
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Infrastructure Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. 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
England +78 9 £436 +19.85% 1
UK excluding London +60 8 £448 +22.94% 1
South East +28 4 £450 +23.63% 1
North West - 2 £380 -
North of England - 2 £380 -
London +22 1 £425 -
South West - 1 £448 -
East of England - 1 £550 -

Network Infrastructure Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, Network Infrastructure 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 featuring Network Infrastructure Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
4 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) LAN
4 3 (33.33%) Juniper
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (33.33%) Wireless
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) NAS
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) SAN
5 2 (22.22%) BGP
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) Unix
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) CCNP
5 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
5 2 (22.22%) Network Security
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (22.22%) Kalman Filter

Network Infrastructure Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (22.22%) BGP
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (22.22%) NAS
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (11.11%) DNS
5 1 (11.11%) HSRP
5 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (11.11%) IPv4
5 1 (11.11%) SSL
5 1 (11.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Basis
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (11.11%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (22.22%) Web Filtering
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (11.11%) Hardware Maintenance
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Network Management
2 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
2 1 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (11.11%) Service Design
2 1 (11.11%) Task Automation
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) C++
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) Ruby
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) CCDP
3 1 (11.11%) CCIE
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) MCITP
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Acronis
5 1 (11.11%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (11.11%) Altiris
5 1 (11.11%) Avaya
5 1 (11.11%) F5
5 1 (11.11%) Forcepoint
5 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Infoblox
5 1 (11.11%) Meraki
5 1 (11.11%) Rackspace
5 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 1 (11.11%) SonicWALL
5 1 (11.11%) Sophos
5 1 (11.11%) WatchGuard