The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Network Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Support
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
- +44.92%
Network Support
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
1023 959 761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.77% 95.71% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 582 382
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £288 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 55 55
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.16 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.36% -51.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.05 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

Network Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Network Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Network Support
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Network Support Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Network Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Support across the Cheshire region.

Network Support Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Network Support Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, Network Support 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 Support in the job title.

1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server

Network Support 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft