Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Network Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 26 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.

Senior Network Consultant
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 833 885 884
Rank change year-on-year +52 -1 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Consultant 11 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.015% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.016% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 12
UK median daily rate £450 £525 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +20.00% -7.65%
10th Percentile £217 £350 £251
90th Percentile £588 £638 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £481 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +20.31% +9.59% -36.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 90298 104385 106998
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.01% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 58587 67947 66244
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £233
90th Percentile £620 £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 2889 3090 4140
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 £10.91 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.60 £47.33 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.77 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -6.47% +11.76% +1.49%

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 26 July 2017.

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 8 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 26 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 +45 10 £450 -14.29% 3
London +18 6 £450 -14.29%
UK excluding London +63 5 £481 +20.31% 3
East of England - 2 £438 - 1
South East +48 1 £450 - 2
Scotland +39 1 - -
North of England - 1 £513 -
Yorkshire - 1 £513 -

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, 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 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (45.45%) CCIE
3 5 (45.45%) LAN
3 5 (45.45%) WAN
3 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
4 4 (36.36%) Wireless
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) Internet
5 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (27.27%) Network Design
5 3 (27.27%) VoIP
6 2 (18.18%) WLAN
6 2 (18.18%) SAP
6 2 (18.18%) FTP
6 2 (18.18%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) NHS
6 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
6 2 (18.18%) Change Management
6 2 (18.18%) Email Filtering
6 2 (18.18%) Web Filtering
6 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 2 (18.18%) User Experience
6 2 (18.18%) CCTV
6 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (18.18%) Network Management
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus

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 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
1 5 (45.45%) LAN
1 5 (45.45%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) Wireless
3 3 (27.27%) Internet
3 3 (27.27%) VoIP
3 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) FTP
4 2 (18.18%) WLAN
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (9.09%) DHCP
5 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security
5 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
5 1 (9.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Law
1 1 (9.09%) Local Government
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
1 1 (9.09%) Multimedia
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (9.09%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) CCTV
2 2 (18.18%) NHS
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Data ONTAP
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Network Design
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Email Filtering
2 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
2 2 (18.18%) Network Management
2 2 (18.18%) Web Filtering
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (45.45%) CCIE
3 1 (9.09%) CCDE
3 1 (9.09%) CCDP
3 1 (9.09%) CCIE Wireless
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
1 1 (9.09%) vCloud
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (9.09%) Graphite
1 1 (9.09%) Kibana
1 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
1 1 (9.09%) logstash
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) F5
4 1 (9.09%) Mitel
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Sybase