The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Broadband
Rank 93 73 71
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -2
Contract jobs citing Broadband 1 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.091% 0.80% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% 5.71% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £550 - £120
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £361 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.90% +20.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £17.11 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+160.08% -20.41%
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
196 140 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.82% 14.06% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 72 47
Median daily rate £386 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.43% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 20 12
Median hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -52.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £14.50 £18.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £20.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Broadband as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -21 1 £550 -
Broadband
North West

Broadband
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Broadband also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Broadband.

1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) eTOM
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) BPMN
1 1 (100.00%) Magnolia

Broadband
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Magnolia
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) BPMN
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) eTOM
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case