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 24 June 2016 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 65 68 45
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -23
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 16 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.74% 1.40% 2.46%
As % of the General category 4.57% 3.26% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 13
Median daily rate £260 £388 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.90% +58.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £338 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £438 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -34.04%
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
350 429 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 38.08% 42.81% 38.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 253 172
Median daily rate £425 £425 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £500 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 21
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.38 £22.67 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.54% -9.34%

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 24 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -5 14 £260 -32.90% 2
Runcorn - 1 - -
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Telecoms
North West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, 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 11 (27.50%) Project Management
2 10 (25.00%) GSM
2 10 (25.00%) UMTS
3 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
4 7 (17.50%) HP
4 7 (17.50%) Mentoring
5 6 (15.00%) ISO 9001
5 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (15.00%) MS Office
5 6 (15.00%) Internet
5 6 (15.00%) Finance
5 6 (15.00%) Billing
5 6 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (15.00%) Degree
5 6 (15.00%) Smart Meter
6 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (12.50%) 2G
6 5 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 5 (12.50%) 3G
6 5 (12.50%) PMI
6 5 (12.50%) PMI Certification
6 5 (12.50%) Java
6 5 (12.50%) 4G
7 4 (10.00%) ITIL
7 4 (10.00%) SLA
7 4 (10.00%) Service Management
7 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.50%) LTE
8 3 (7.50%) Huawei
8 3 (7.50%) ZigBee

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 1 (2.50%) CMS
1 1 (2.50%) Magnolia
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (15.00%) MS Office
2 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.00%) MS Project
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) GSM
1 10 (25.00%) UMTS
2 6 (15.00%) Internet
3 5 (12.50%) 2G
3 5 (12.50%) 3G
3 5 (12.50%) 4G
4 3 (7.50%) LTE
4 3 (7.50%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (7.50%) ZigBee
5 2 (5.00%) Network Security
6 1 (2.50%) 802.15
6 1 (2.50%) ASN.1
6 1 (2.50%) Broadband
6 1 (2.50%) DNS
6 1 (2.50%) Firewall
6 1 (2.50%) IPv6
6 1 (2.50%) PABX
6 1 (2.50%) PBX
6 1 (2.50%) VoIP
6 1 (2.50%) X.509
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 6 (15.00%) Billing
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Implementation Controller
3 6 (15.00%) Architect
3 6 (15.00%) Project Manager
4 5 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Java Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Java Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Telecoms Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Electrical Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Electronics Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Graduate
6 2 (5.00%) Graduate Electrical Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Graduate IT Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) IT Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) IT Graduate
6 2 (5.00%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Smart Meter
2 5 (12.50%) PMI
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.50%) PKI
4 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Android
1 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Project Management
2 7 (17.50%) Mentoring
3 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 4 (10.00%) ITIL
4 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (10.00%) Service Management
5 3 (7.50%) Coaching
5 3 (7.50%) Dependency Management
5 3 (7.50%) Migration
5 3 (7.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.50%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.00%) eTOM
6 2 (5.00%) Expense Management
6 2 (5.00%) ITSM
6 2 (5.00%) Line Management
6 2 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) Java
2 3 (7.50%) C
3 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
2 5 (12.50%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.00%) MCP
3 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) CCENT
4 1 (2.50%) CCNA
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) ISO 9001
1 6 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.00%) SLA
3 1 (2.50%) ISO 14001
3 1 (2.50%) ISO22301
3 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) Firmware
1 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) OpenView
1 2 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.50%) HP
3 3 (7.50%) Ericsson
3 3 (7.50%) Huawei
3 3 (7.50%) Nokia
3 3 (7.50%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (2.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (2.50%) BT
4 1 (2.50%) Citrix
4 1 (2.50%) Dell
4 1 (2.50%) Juniper
4 1 (2.50%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) Siemens
4 1 (2.50%) Wyse