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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 45 47 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 25 20 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.55% 2.53% 4.91%
As % of the General category 5.98% 6.83% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 10
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£350 £245 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -2.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £426 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.10 £24.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-41.25% -32.39%
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
418 293 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 42.65% 37.04% 42.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 160 152
Average daily rate £425 £420 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.31% +5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £235 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 21
Average hourly rate £14.00 £31.53 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.59% -17.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015. 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 +9 21 £350 +42.85% 6
Chester -8 1 - -
Telecoms
North West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 13 (27.08%) GSM
1 13 (27.08%) 3G
1 13 (27.08%) 4G
2 11 (22.92%) Billing
2 11 (22.92%) 2G
3 10 (20.83%) Project Management
3 10 (20.83%) LTE
4 9 (18.75%) Migration
4 9 (18.75%) CRM
5 8 (16.67%) Finance
5 8 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
5 8 (16.67%) Network Design
6 7 (14.58%) Resource Management
6 7 (14.58%) Huawei
6 7 (14.58%) Degree
6 7 (14.58%) HSPA
6 7 (14.58%) Performance Management
6 7 (14.58%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 7 (14.58%) GPRS
6 7 (14.58%) Configuration Management
6 7 (14.58%) Nortel
6 7 (14.58%) Ericsson
6 7 (14.58%) WCDMA
7 6 (12.50%) MS Project
7 6 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
7 6 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 5 (10.42%) Performance Engineering
8 5 (10.42%) SLA
9 4 (8.33%) Mapinfo
9 4 (8.33%) MS Excel

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 1 (2.08%) Commerce Server
1 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.08%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Project
2 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.08%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.08%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.08%) GSM
1 13 (27.08%) 3G
1 13 (27.08%) 4G
2 11 (22.92%) 2G
3 10 (20.83%) LTE
4 8 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
5 7 (14.58%) GPRS
5 7 (14.58%) HSPA
5 7 (14.58%) WCDMA
6 3 (6.25%) UMTS
6 3 (6.25%) RNC
7 2 (4.17%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.08%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) LSMW
1 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (22.92%) Billing
2 8 (16.67%) Finance
3 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.17%) Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Retail
5 1 (2.08%) Legal
5 1 (2.08%) Marketing
5 1 (2.08%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Analyst
2 10 (20.83%) Performance Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Systems Analyst
3 9 (18.75%) Business Analyst
4 8 (16.67%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) Project Manager
5 7 (14.58%) Business Systems Analyst
6 6 (12.50%) Telecoms Analyst
6 6 (12.50%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 5 (10.42%) RAN Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) RAN Performance Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Audit Manager
9 2 (4.17%) Senior RAN Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Communications Manager
10 1 (2.08%) RF Engineer
10 1 (2.08%) Radio Engineer
10 1 (2.08%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
10 1 (2.08%) Test Leader
10 1 (2.08%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Statistics
2 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) DTV
3 1 (2.08%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) UNIX
1 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) Project Management
2 9 (18.75%) CRM
2 9 (18.75%) Migration
3 8 (16.67%) Network Design
4 7 (14.58%) Configuration Management
4 7 (14.58%) Resource Management
4 7 (14.58%) Performance Management
5 6 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 5 (10.42%) Performance Engineering
7 4 (8.33%) Coaching
7 4 (8.33%) Network Management
7 4 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
7 4 (8.33%) ITIL
7 4 (8.33%) eTOM
7 4 (8.33%) Network Planning
7 4 (8.33%) Service Management
7 4 (8.33%) Quality Management
7 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.17%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) C
1 1 (2.08%) C++
1 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.08%) ABAP
1 1 (2.08%) Python
1 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) ISEB
2 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.17%) COBIT
2 2 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Nortel
1 7 (14.58%) Ericsson
1 7 (14.58%) Huawei
1 7 (14.58%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (8.33%) Mapinfo
3 2 (4.17%) SAP
3 2 (4.17%) Northgate
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) Nokia
4 1 (2.08%) hybris
4 1 (2.08%) Planview
4 1 (2.08%) IBM
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.08%) Avaya
4 1 (2.08%) BT
4 1 (2.08%) ATG
4 1 (2.08%) Cramer
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