The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Network Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Specialist
Rank 69 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Network Specialist 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.13% 0.11% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £381
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +11.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £46.84 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.91% +17.08%
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
727 870 730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.05% 94.87% 95.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 518 394
Median daily rate £401 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 49 52
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.16 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% +7.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.12 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

Network Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured Network Specialist in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, Network Specialist 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 across the Cheshire region featuring Network Specialist in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (50.00%) Network Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Network Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Riverbed