The table below looks at the statistics for NGN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NGN over the 3 months to 23 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Next Generation Network (NGN)
Rank - - 76
Contract jobs citing NGN 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £275 -
% change year-on-year
+63.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
183 143 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.84% 14.40% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 76 53
Median daily rate £385 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £217 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 22 12
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.84 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.70% -60.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £14.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

NGN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing NGN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

NGN Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire