The table below looks at the statistics for NGN 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 NGN over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Next Generation Network (NGN)
Rank - - 74
Contract jobs citing NGN 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £9.50
NGN
North West

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
196 155 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.21% 20.56% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 86 70
Average daily rate £488 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £203 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £16.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.45 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

NGN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

NGN Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire