Period
to 25 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Network Consultant was £406 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 September 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
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 892 858 874
Rank change year-on-year -34 +16 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Consultant 10 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.009% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.010% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 15
UK median daily rate £406 £456 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.96% +1.39% +1.41%
10th Percentile £370 £300 £335
90th Percentile £419 £613 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +1.69%
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 97,419 93,242 100,530
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.91% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 64,006 60,974 65,639
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,159 2,792 3,173
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.94 £18.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.60% +0.03% +6.02%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.31
90th Percentile £48.35 £48.75 £46.36
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% -2.70% +5.71%

Senior Network Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Network Consultant in the UK

Senior Network Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Network Consultant in the UK

Senior Network Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Network Consultant in the UK

Senior Network Consultant
Top 6 Contract Locations

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 over the 6 months to 25 September 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 -21 9 £413 -9.59% 8
London -9 6 £413 -18.52% 5
UK excluding London -26 3 £375 -3.23% 4
East Midlands - 2 - -
Midlands - 2 - -
South East -29 1 £375 +15.38% 3

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 featuring Senior Network Consultant in the job title.

1 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) LAN
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) Wireless
4 4 (40.00%) MPLS
5 3 (30.00%) IPsec
5 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (30.00%) CCIE
5 3 (30.00%) CCNP
5 3 (30.00%) Network Security
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (20.00%) DMVPN
6 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
6 2 (20.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Firepower
6 2 (20.00%) WLAN
6 2 (20.00%) Mercator
6 2 (20.00%) OSPF
6 2 (20.00%) BGP
6 2 (20.00%) BT
7 1 (10.00%) Migration
7 1 (10.00%) VMware
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (10.00%) Avaya
7 1 (10.00%) CCNA

Senior Network 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 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (40.00%) MPLS
3 4 (40.00%) Wireless
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (30.00%) IPsec
4 3 (30.00%) Network Security
5 2 (20.00%) BGP
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Firepower
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (20.00%) DMVPN
5 2 (20.00%) OSPF
5 2 (20.00%) WLAN
6 1 (10.00%) DNS
6 1 (10.00%) HTTP
6 1 (10.00%) SMTP
6 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (10.00%) VoIP
6 1 (10.00%) VPN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) DNA
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCIE
1 3 (30.00%) CCNP
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) BT
2 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (20.00%) Mercator
2 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (10.00%) Acme Packet
3 1 (10.00%) Avaya
3 1 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Sonus
3 1 (10.00%) VMware