Period
to 15 June 2019

The median contractor rate for a Network Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 15 June 2019.

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.

Network Consultant
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
15 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 91 82
Rank change year-on-year +12 -9 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.21% 0.15% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.16% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Cheshire median daily rate £475 £408 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.56% - -
North West median daily rate £475 £366 £575
% change year-on-year +29.69% -36.30% +43.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Contract vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 926 1,257 1,106
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.17% 96.17% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 784 759
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £241 £256 £224
90th Percentile £588 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 77 76
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £13.35 £11.17 £11.25
90th Percentile £43.17 £42.50 £44.98
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year +8.57% -11.39% -3.66%

Network Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured Network Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Network Consultant in Cheshire

Network Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Consultant in Cheshire

Network Consultant Skill Set
Top 8 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 15 June 2019, 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 across the Cheshire region featuring Network Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security

Network Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper