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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Broadband
Rank 66 66 69
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Broadband 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.13% 0.43% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.77% 3.74% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.44% +3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.72 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
-26.75% -
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
130 107 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.67% 11.40% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 58 62
Median daily rate £400 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 18 13
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) Avaya
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) eTOM
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) ZyXEL
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) BPMN
1 1 (50.00%) Ruckus Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) 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 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Magnolia
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) WAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) BPMN
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) eTOM
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Avaya
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) Ruckus Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) ZyXEL