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 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - 73 -
Contract jobs citing NFC 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.11% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-21.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 - £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
128 188 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.55% 20.52% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 85 79
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 6
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.14 £14.30 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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