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 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Next Generation Network (NGN)
Rank - 65 75
Contract jobs citing NGN 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.65% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £390 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
147 155 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.88% 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 15 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 £16.79 £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%

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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 28 August 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 28 August 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 Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement