The first table below looks at the demand for ADSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ADSL over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cheshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 62 66 67
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing ADSL 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.13% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.74% 0.60% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £210 £325
% change year-on-year
+54.76% -35.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.13 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-44.37% -9.09%
Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
135 166 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.94% 21.64% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 66 72
Average daily rate £300 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 14
Average hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £19.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +83.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.84 £14.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
ADSL
North West

ADSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ADSL across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

ADSL Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

ADSL
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

ADSL Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

ADSL
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

ADSL Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

ADSL
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ADSL within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - - - - 1
ADSL
North West

ADSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing ADSL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ADSL.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) ProCurve
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) ISDN
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) PSTN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) SNMP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing ADSL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ADSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) ISDN
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) PSTN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) SNMP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Support
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) ProCurve
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec