The table below looks at the statistics for NFC 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 NFC over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - 65 -
Contract jobs citing NFC 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.12% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £420 £405
% change year-on-year
-22.52% +3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - £37.50
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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
148 155 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.81% 18.79% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 66 76
Average daily rate £305 £375 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.66% +4.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 14
Average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +73.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.82 £14.50 £14.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

NFC
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

NFC Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire