The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Specialist
Rank - 59 75
Contract jobs requiring a Network Specialist 0 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 1.06% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £422 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £401 £406
% change year-on-year
-4.49% -1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Network Specialist
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
842 711 837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 91.13% 94.30% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 417 418
Average daily rate £400 £376 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 48 71
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.45 £22.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.02% -13.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.69 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £42.50 £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Network Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Specialist in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Network Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Specialist across the Cheshire region.

Network Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Network Specialist
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Network Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Specialist in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco IPT
1 6 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
3 4 (66.67%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) BT
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (16.67%) Mercator
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Network Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco IPT
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) BT
2 2 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Mercator
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft