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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 51 39 43
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 24 31 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.54% 4.02% 3.99%
As % of the General category 6.58% 8.93% 10.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 12
Average daily rate £525 £325 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £199 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+28.78% +20.00%
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
365 347 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 38.67% 45.01% 39.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 201 175
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 30
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.38 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.50% -53.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 19 £550 +113.59% 2
Nantwich +2 2 £225 -30.76%
Runcorn - 1 £230 -
Telecoms
North West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 16 (35.56%) Mentoring
2 12 (26.67%) Billing
3 11 (24.44%) Java
3 11 (24.44%) ITIL
4 10 (22.22%) ISO 9001
4 10 (22.22%) Service Management
4 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 10 (22.22%) Internet
4 10 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 8 (17.78%) MS Office
6 8 (17.78%) HP
6 8 (17.78%) Finance
7 7 (15.56%) OpenView
7 7 (15.56%) PMI
7 7 (15.56%) PMI Certification
7 7 (15.56%) SLA
7 7 (15.56%) MCP
7 7 (15.56%) Coaching
7 7 (15.56%) Problem Management
7 7 (15.56%) SCCM
8 6 (13.33%) Cisco
8 6 (13.33%) Programme Management
9 5 (11.11%) Migration
9 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (11.11%) Firewall
10 4 (8.89%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (8.89%) Banking
10 4 (8.89%) Local Government

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (2.22%) Magnolia
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (17.78%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) MS Project
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) Internet
2 5 (11.11%) Firewall
3 4 (8.89%) LAN
3 4 (8.89%) WAN
3 4 (8.89%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (4.44%) 2G
4 2 (4.44%) 3G
4 2 (4.44%) 4G
4 2 (4.44%) Avaya Modular Messaging
4 2 (4.44%) IP Telephony
4 2 (4.44%) Network Security
4 2 (4.44%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (2.22%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.22%) LLU
5 1 (2.22%) MPLS
5 1 (2.22%) NAS
5 1 (2.22%) PSTN
5 1 (2.22%) SAN
5 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) DB2
1 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
1 1 (2.22%) JMeter
1 1 (2.22%) LoadUI
1 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (26.67%) Billing
2 8 (17.78%) Finance
3 4 (8.89%) Banking
3 4 (8.89%) Local Government
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Analyst
2 13 (28.89%) Architect
3 9 (20.00%) Java Architect
4 8 (17.78%) Consultant
4 8 (17.78%) Java Consultant
5 7 (15.56%) Service Analyst
5 7 (15.56%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (13.33%) Business Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Telecoms Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Telecoms Business Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Network Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Network Architect
8 3 (6.67%) Network Manager
8 3 (6.67%) Programme Manager
8 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.67%) Transformation Manager
8 3 (6.67%) Transformation Programme Manager
9 2 (4.44%) Coordinator
9 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
9 2 (4.44%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) J2EE
1 1 (2.22%) Spring
1 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) PMI
2 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.44%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) iSeries
4 1 (2.22%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.22%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) AIX
2 1 (2.22%) HPUX
2 1 (2.22%) Solaris
2 1 (2.22%) Unix
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Mentoring
2 11 (24.44%) ITIL
3 10 (22.22%) Service Management
4 9 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (15.56%) Coaching
5 7 (15.56%) Problem Management
6 6 (13.33%) Programme Management
7 5 (11.11%) Migration
7 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.89%) Change Control
9 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
9 3 (6.67%) Data Analysis
9 3 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
10 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (4.44%) CRM
10 2 (4.44%) eTOM
10 2 (4.44%) ITSM
10 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
10 2 (4.44%) Project Management
10 2 (4.44%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) Java
2 4 (8.89%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) MCP
1 7 (15.56%) PMI Certification
2 3 (6.67%) CCNP
2 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.44%) CCNA
3 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) CCIE
4 1 (2.22%) ISEB
4 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.22%) ISO 9001
1 10 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (15.56%) SLA
3 1 (2.22%) ISO 14001
3 1 (2.22%) ISO22301
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.22%) Firmware
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) OpenView
1 7 (15.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.78%) HP
3 6 (13.33%) Cisco
4 4 (8.89%) Juniper
5 3 (6.67%) Avaya
6 2 (4.44%) BT
7 1 (2.22%) EMC
7 1 (2.22%) Hitachi
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle
7 1 (2.22%) Sitecore
7 1 (2.22%) VMware
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