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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
North West / Cheshire
Rank 38 49 43
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 12 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.42% 2.73% 4.02%
As % of the General category 6.09% 6.93% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 10
Median daily rate £110 £550 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +62.96%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.33 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £44.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-74.25% +45.45%

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
197 361 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 39.80% 39.41% 44.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 260 194
Median daily rate £400 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £273 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 35
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -5.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-23.66% +45.55%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +21 9 £110 -80.00% 4
Chester - 1 £95 - 3
Telecoms
North West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) SLA
2 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
3 5 (22.73%) MS Office
3 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
3 5 (22.73%) 3G
4 4 (18.18%) ECDL
4 4 (18.18%) Project Management
4 4 (18.18%) Finance
4 4 (18.18%) 2G
4 4 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (18.18%) 4G
5 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (13.64%) Data Entry
5 3 (13.64%) Degree
5 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (13.64%) Huawei
5 3 (13.64%) Workflow
5 3 (13.64%) NEC
5 3 (13.64%) HND
5 3 (13.64%) SAP
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle
5 3 (13.64%) Broadband
6 2 (9.09%) GSM
6 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
6 2 (9.09%) ETL
6 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
6 2 (9.09%) SMTP
6 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
1 5 (22.73%) MS Office
2 4 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) 3G
2 4 (18.18%) 2G
2 4 (18.18%) 4G
3 3 (13.64%) Broadband
4 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
4 2 (9.09%) GSM
4 2 (9.09%) LTE
4 2 (9.09%) RNC
4 2 (9.09%) SMTP
4 2 (9.09%) ZigBee
5 1 (4.55%) Node B
5 1 (4.55%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (4.55%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Administrator
1 7 (31.82%) Project Administrator
2 5 (22.73%) Coordinator
3 4 (18.18%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (9.09%) Installation Technician
4 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Performance Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Field Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Implementation Controller
5 1 (4.55%) Implementation Coordinator
5 1 (4.55%) Migration Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Network Optimisation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Office 365 Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Optimisation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Project Controller
5 1 (4.55%) Telecoms Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Xamarin Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence
1 2 (9.09%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Project Management
2 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (13.64%) Data Entry
2 3 (13.64%) Workflow
3 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 2 (9.09%) Change Management
3 2 (9.09%) ETL
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Network Planning
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (4.55%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.55%) Time Management
4 1 (4.55%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) ECDL
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) HND
3 2 (9.09%) DBS Check
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) Firmware
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Huawei
2 3 (13.64%) NEC
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) SAP
3 2 (9.09%) Ericsson
3 2 (9.09%) IronPort
3 2 (9.09%) Nokia
3 2 (9.09%) Nokia Networks
3 2 (9.09%) Sophos
3 2 (9.09%) Tellabs
3 2 (9.09%) Trend Micro
4 1 (4.55%) Nortel
4 1 (4.55%) Xamarin