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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 57 60 56
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing C 12 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.55% 1.73% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.80% 5.50% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 2
Average daily rate
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£320 £400 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £327 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.03% -6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -0.76%
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
250 309 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 32.30% 31.47% 30.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 155 154
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £428 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 17
Average hourly rate £37.50 £31.56 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.84% -7.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £12.65 £16.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.07 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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
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 24 December 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
Warrington -9 8 £320 -13.22% 3
Wilmslow - 2 £275 -
Knutsford +6 1 - - 1
Northwich - - - -
Runcorn - - - - 1
Chester - - - - 1
C
North West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (27.27%) Service Management
2 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) Android
3 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Phone 8
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Phone
3 3 (13.64%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (13.64%) PKI
3 3 (13.64%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 3 (13.64%) CESG
3 3 (13.64%) Windows
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (9.09%) GxP
4 2 (9.09%) SLA
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) Linux
4 2 (9.09%) VB
4 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
4 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.09%) Resource Management
4 2 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (9.09%) Data Privacy

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) 4G
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) 3G
2 1 (4.55%) Wireless
2 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.55%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Programme Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Transition Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Quality Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Operations Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (4.55%) MI Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Designer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Designer
4 1 (4.55%) Transformation Programme Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Project Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) CESG
1 3 (13.64%) PKI
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.55%) CMDB
3 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.55%) Open Source
3 1 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Android
1 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
1 3 (13.64%) Windows Phone 8
1 3 (13.64%) Windows Phone
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Service Management
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
2 3 (13.64%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (9.09%) Data Privacy
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
3 2 (9.09%) Resource Management
3 2 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
3 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) ITSM
4 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.55%) OO
4 1 (4.55%) ERP
4 1 (4.55%) OOD
4 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) VB
2 1 (4.55%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) Ruby
2 1 (4.55%) Scala
2 1 (4.55%) C++
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) BC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) GxP
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
1 2 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) SAP
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £38 - £45 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: 17 days ago