Period
to 16 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Network Consultant was £394 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.

Senior Network Consultant
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 870 847 878
Rank change year-on-year -23 +31 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Consultant 5 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.016% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.016% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
UK median daily rate £394 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% -11.11% +6.19%
10th Percentile £283 £348 £285
90th Percentile £481 £496 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £388
% change year-on-year -7.14% -9.68% -
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%

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Network Consultant over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 5 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 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
UK excluding London -4 4 £325 -7.14% 2
England -16 4 £394 -1.56% 3
South East -19 3 £325 - 1
London -39 1 £463 +15.63% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, Senior Network 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 Senior Network Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) OSPF
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) CCIE
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WLAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Riverbed
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) Multicast
4 1 (20.00%) xDSL
4 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless Security
4 1 (20.00%) WPA2
4 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) IPsec
4 1 (20.00%) WEP
4 1 (20.00%) WPA
4 1 (20.00%) IGMP
4 1 (20.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 1 (20.00%) Network Design

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) BGP
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) OSPF
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) WLAN
2 1 (20.00%) ATM
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) IGMP
2 1 (20.00%) IPsec
2 1 (20.00%) PPP
2 1 (20.00%) RIP
2 1 (20.00%) SONET
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) WEP
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless Security
2 1 (20.00%) WPA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (20.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCIE
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Nokia