Period
to 16 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Network Infrastructure Consultant was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 January 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.

Network Infrastructure Consultant
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 871 851 871
Rank change year-on-year -20 +20 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Network Infrastructure Consultant 4 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.011% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.012% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 7
UK median daily rate £350 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% -10.53% +35.71%
10th Percentile £280 £413 £283
90th Percentile £460 £536 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 -
% change year-on-year -17.65% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 95,070 91,512 101,809
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.75% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,231 59,759 64,878
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £254 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,781 3,213 3,853
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -2.70% +12.12%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.25 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.20% -2.97% +9.09%

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 16 January 2018.

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 5 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 16 January 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
England -18 4 £350 -17.65% 1
London -38 3 £375 -31.82% 1
UK excluding London -2 1 £350 -17.65%
East Midlands - 1 £350 -
Midlands - 1 £350 -

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PKI
3 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Dell

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 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) Skype
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Line Management
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (25.00%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) MobileIron
3 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam