Period
to 15 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Network Consultant was £408 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 77 108
Rank change year-on-year -19 +31 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Network Consultant 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.15% 0.40% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.42% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Cheshire median daily rate £408 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.44% - -
North West median daily rate £379 £575 £375
% change year-on-year -34.13% +53.33% +25.00%
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 1,254 1,195 1,486
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.36% 95.22% 93.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 827 853 1,068
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £269 £257 £250
90th Percentile £538 £575 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 58 53
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -6.67% -7.18%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £42.50 £43.63 £33.75
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.90% +13.24% -9.96%

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 15 October 2018. 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
Knutsford - 1 - -
Network Consultant
North West

Network Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Team
1 2 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (50.00%) GSEC
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Server Hardening
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (50.00%) Compliance Audit
2 1 (50.00%) Software Audit
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team Management
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

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 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Compliance Audit
2 1 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Server Hardening
2 1 (50.00%) Software Audit
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team Management
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 1 (50.00%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS