The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband 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 Broadband over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Broadband
Rank - 73 71
Contract jobs citing Broadband 0 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.32% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.59% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.50 £12.86
% change year-on-year
- +12.79%
Broadband
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
139 189 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.59% 20.24% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 91 82
Average daily rate £320 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £226 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 11
Average hourly rate £31.50 £31.56 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.17% +68.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £14.50 £14.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Broadband
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Broadband Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Broadband
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Broadband Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Broadband
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 Broadband within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
Runcorn - - - -
Warrington - - - - 1
Broadband
North West

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Broadband 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 Broadband.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) ADSL
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (50.00%) iPad

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Broadband 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 Broadband. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) ADSL
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Support
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec
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