The first table below looks at the demand for H.323 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 H.323 over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cheshire region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
H.323 (H323)
Rank 69 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing H.323 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.25% - 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.55% - 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £490 - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £383 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
129 124 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.02% 16.40% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 49 66
Average daily rate £340 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £249 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 9
Average hourly rate £32.50 £34.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +38.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.03 £10.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
H.323
North West

H.323
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing H.323 across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

H.323 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

H.323
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing H.323 across the Cheshire region.

H.323 Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

H.323
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing H.323 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 H.323.

1 2 (100.00%) PSTN
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) MGW
1 2 (100.00%) Verint
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management

H.323
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing H.323 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 H.323. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) PSTN
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) MGW
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) Verint