Period
to 24 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Network Consultant was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 873 829 881
Rank change year-on-year -44 +52 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Consultant 10 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.013% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.014% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 11
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +14.65%
10th Percentile £383 £198 £350
90th Percentile £628 £613 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +28.00%
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 95,076 86,968 101,571
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.95% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 62,247 56,247 65,952
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
10th Percentile £268 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,065 2,875 3,102
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% -6.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.14 £50.00 £48.36
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.74% -11.85% +18.96%

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 24 June 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 7 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 24 June 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 -47 10 £425 -5.56% 6
UK excluding London -35 6 £425 -5.56% 4
London -45 4 - - 2
South East -24 3 £538 +19.44% 4
East Midlands - 2 - -
Midlands - 2 - -
South West - 1 £400 -

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 9 (90.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) MPLS
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (40.00%) VPN
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (30.00%) Wireless
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
5 2 (20.00%) Mercator
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (20.00%) BT
6 1 (10.00%) IPsec
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) VMware
6 1 (10.00%) SSL
6 1 (10.00%) Windows
6 1 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) SMTP
6 1 (10.00%) HTTP
6 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (10.00%) Riverbed
6 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (10.00%) Nagios

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 9 (90.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) MPLS
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (30.00%) Wireless
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Firepower
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (10.00%) HTTP
5 1 (10.00%) IPsec
5 1 (10.00%) Network Security
5 1 (10.00%) SMTP
5 1 (10.00%) SSL
5 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) VLAN
5 1 (10.00%) VXLAN
5 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (10.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Network Packet Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) BT
2 2 (20.00%) Mercator
2 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (10.00%) VMware