The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Next Generation Network (NGN)
Rank - 66 -
Contract jobs citing NGN 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.13% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
135 166 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.94% 21.64% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 66 72
Average daily rate £300 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 14
Average hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £19.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +83.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.84 £14.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
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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

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Top 5 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing NGN 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 NGN.

1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing NGN 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 NGN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement