Period
to 20 November 2019

The median contractor rate for a Network Consultant was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 20 November 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
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 92 86
Rank change year-on-year +13 -6 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.33% 0.31% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.33% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Cheshire median daily rate £300 £408 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.38% -9.44% -
10th Percentile £250 £404 £425
90th Percentile £350 £411 £500
North West median daily rate £375 £384 £600
% change year-on-year -2.28% -36.04% +60.00%
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 849 1,230 1,279
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.54% 95.13% 95.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 802 895
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.84% +1.88%
10th Percentile £222 £263 £257
90th Percentile £575 £538 £616
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 88 56
Cheshire median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +34.62% -12.52%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £40.75 £33.00
North West median hourly rate £18.25 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year -3.95% +1.33% +16.41%

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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Consultant within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2019. 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
Warrington 0 1 £300 -
Network Consultant
North West

Network Consultant Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Azure
2 2 (66.67%) AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Plixer Scrutinizer
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (33.33%) XMPP
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) WebEx
3 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Forcepoint
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) Plixer Scrutinizer
3 1 (33.33%) WebEx
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XMPP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Forcepoint
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds