The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 35 31 45
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 34 43 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.66% 4.39% 2.65%
As % of the General category 10.59% 10.19% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 7
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£213 £270 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.29% -13.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £256 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £526 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.77% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £17.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -34.61%
Telecoms
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

General Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
321 422 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.03% 43.06% 39.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 200 205
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £226 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 33 23
Average hourly rate £16.84 £31.56 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.64% +68.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.00 £16.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.50 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Telecoms across the Cheshire region.

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Telecoms
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Telecoms Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms across the Cheshire region.

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -20 19 £110 -59.25% 2
Chester +9 1 - -
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Northwich - - - - 2
Telecoms
North West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Telecoms 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 Telecoms.

1 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
2 17 (31.48%) MS Office
3 16 (29.63%) MS Excel
4 15 (27.78%) ITIL
5 14 (25.93%) Security Cleared
6 13 (24.07%) Service Management
7 12 (22.22%) SLA
7 12 (22.22%) Finance
8 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
9 10 (18.52%) OpenView
9 10 (18.52%) HP
9 10 (18.52%) Lotus
9 10 (18.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 10 (18.52%) MCP
9 10 (18.52%) IBM Notes
10 7 (12.96%) 3G
10 7 (12.96%) 2G
11 6 (11.11%) Banking
12 5 (9.26%) Change Management
12 5 (9.26%) Firewall
12 5 (9.26%) Manufacturing
12 5 (9.26%) 4G
13 4 (7.41%) LTE
13 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (7.41%) MS Visio
13 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2
13 4 (7.41%) UNIX
13 4 (7.41%) Linux
14 3 (5.56%) Windows

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Telecoms 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 Telecoms. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (18.52%) IBM Notes
2 3 (5.56%) Lync
3 2 (3.70%) CMS
4 1 (1.85%) IIS
4 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.85%) Node.js
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (31.48%) MS Office
2 16 (29.63%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.41%) MS Visio
4 3 (5.56%) MS Project
5 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) 3G
1 7 (12.96%) 2G
2 5 (9.26%) Firewall
2 5 (9.26%) 4G
3 4 (7.41%) LTE
4 3 (5.56%) Ethernet
4 3 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (5.56%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.85%) FTP
5 1 (1.85%) VPN
5 1 (1.85%) LAN
5 1 (1.85%) SDH
5 1 (1.85%) VoIP
5 1 (1.85%) WAN
5 1 (1.85%) 2.5G
5 1 (1.85%) VLAN
5 1 (1.85%) Network Security
5 1 (1.85%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) OLAP
2 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.85%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Banking
3 5 (9.26%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.56%) Retail
5 1 (1.85%) Electronics
5 1 (1.85%) Back Office
5 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.85%) Billing
5 1 (1.85%) Local Government
5 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Analyst
2 10 (18.52%) Service Desk Analyst
2 10 (18.52%) Service Analyst
3 6 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.41%) Voice Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Administrator
5 3 (5.56%) Coordinator
5 3 (5.56%) Design Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (5.56%) Mitel Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Avaya Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) AIX Administrator
6 2 (3.70%) Architect
6 2 (3.70%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Developer
7 1 (1.85%) Junior
7 1 (1.85%) Consultant
7 1 (1.85%) DBA
7 1 (1.85%) Senior Manager
7 1 (1.85%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) Reference Data
2 1 (1.85%) HACMP
2 1 (1.85%) DTV
2 1 (1.85%) Tandem
2 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.85%) LPAR
2 1 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) UNIX
1 4 (7.41%) Linux
2 3 (5.56%) Windows
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.70%) AIX
4 1 (1.85%) Solaris
4 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) ITIL
2 13 (24.07%) Service Management
3 5 (9.26%) Change Management
4 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.56%) Data Modelling
5 3 (5.56%) Quality Management
5 3 (5.56%) Project Management
5 3 (5.56%) Data Analysis
5 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.70%) Coaching
6 2 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.70%) Network Design
6 2 (3.70%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.70%) ERP
7 1 (1.85%) OO
7 1 (1.85%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) C
2 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.85%) C++
3 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.85%) SQL
3 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.85%) Python
3 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
3 10 (18.52%) MCP
4 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (1.85%) PowerHA
1 1 (1.85%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 10 (18.52%) OpenView
1 10 (18.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.85%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.52%) HP
2 10 (18.52%) Lotus
3 3 (5.56%) Remedy
3 3 (5.56%) BT
3 3 (5.56%) Huawei
3 3 (5.56%) Mitel
3 3 (5.56%) Cyber-Ark
4 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.70%) Avaya
4 2 (3.70%) Ericsson
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle
5 1 (1.85%) SAP
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco
5 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.85%) Cramer
5 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.85%) Verint
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