The table below looks at the statistics for C 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 C over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 56 56 66
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing C 10 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.26% 1.87% 0.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.76% 5.48% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £338 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -28.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £301 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.47% -14.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.16 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.60% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -12.16%
C
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
266 310 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 33.63% 34.10% 33.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 157 198
Average daily rate £325 £300 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £226 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 9
Average hourly rate £33.25 £31.56 £42.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.37% -25.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.54 £18.03 £38.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £48.50 £51.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

C
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

C
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

C Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

C
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 C within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 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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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
Warrington -1 4 £425 +25.92% 5
Crewe - 2 - - 1
Northwich - - - -
Runcorn - - - - 2
Chester - - - -
C
North West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing C 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 C.

1 6 (33.33%) Service Management
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) Change Management
3 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (16.67%) BC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) SLA
4 2 (11.11%) Juniper
4 2 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (11.11%) GxP
4 2 (11.11%) VPN
4 2 (11.11%) Windows
4 2 (11.11%) VB
4 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
4 2 (11.11%) Resource Management
4 2 (11.11%) SecurID
4 2 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 2 (11.11%) Data Privacy
4 2 (11.11%) Open Source
4 2 (11.11%) Junos
5 1 (5.56%) 4G
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.56%) People Management

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing C 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 C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) VPN
1 2 (11.11%) Junos
2 1 (5.56%) 4G
2 1 (5.56%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (5.56%) 3G
2 1 (5.56%) 2G
2 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
2 1 (5.56%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
1 1 (5.56%) QlikView
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Programme Manager
1 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Quality Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Operations Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Compliance Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Transition Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Python Developer
3 1 (5.56%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (5.56%) MI Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Payroll Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Transformation Programme Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Python/Django Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Programme Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) SecurID
2 2 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Service Management
2 3 (16.67%) Change Management
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
3 2 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Resource Management
3 2 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 2 (11.11%) Data Privacy
4 1 (5.56%) People Management
4 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security
4 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITSM
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) CRM
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) VB
2 1 (5.56%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) Scala
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) BC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (11.11%) GxP
3 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Juniper
2 1 (5.56%) Ericsson
2 1 (5.56%) Primavera
2 1 (5.56%) Huawei
2 1 (5.56%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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