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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 47 56 34
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -22
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 10 19 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.57% 1.90% 4.97%
As % of the General category 4.24% 4.20% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 22
Median daily rate £400 £450 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +100.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.35 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -43.39%
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
236 452 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 37.11% 45.11% 43.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 353 182
Median daily rate £415 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £527 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 33
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £16.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.92 £27.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.01% +14.58%

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 9 December 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 +1 6 - - 6
Runcorn - 2 £399 - 1
Chester -1 1 £400 -15.34% 2
Telecoms
North West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 7 (30.43%) GSM
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) 3G
2 6 (26.09%) UMTS
3 5 (21.74%) 4G
3 5 (21.74%) MS Office
3 5 (21.74%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) Migration
3 5 (21.74%) 2G
4 4 (17.39%) SLA
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
5 3 (13.04%) Huawei
5 3 (13.04%) Change Management
5 3 (13.04%) NEC
5 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
6 2 (8.70%) Network Planning
6 2 (8.70%) RNC
6 2 (8.70%) Finance
6 2 (8.70%) Validation
6 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
6 2 (8.70%) ETL
6 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
6 2 (8.70%) SMTP
6 2 (8.70%) Ethernet
6 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
6 2 (8.70%) Ericsson

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 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) GSM
2 6 (26.09%) 3G
2 6 (26.09%) UMTS
3 5 (21.74%) 2G
3 5 (21.74%) 4G
4 2 (8.70%) Ethernet
4 2 (8.70%) LTE
4 2 (8.70%) RNC
4 2 (8.70%) SMTP
4 2 (8.70%) ZigBee
5 1 (4.35%) Broadband
5 1 (4.35%) Firewall
5 1 (4.35%) LAN
5 1 (4.35%) Node B
5 1 (4.35%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (4.35%) VoIP
5 1 (4.35%) WAN
5 1 (4.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Implementation Controller
2 3 (13.04%) Coordinator
2 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Implementation Coordinator
3 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Network Performance Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Acquisition Controller
4 1 (4.35%) Field Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Migration Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Network Optimisation Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Office 365 Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Optimisation Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Project Assistant
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Site Acquisition Controller
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Coordinator
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Xamarin Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
1 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.70%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Migration
1 5 (21.74%) Project Management
2 3 (13.04%) Change Management
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
3 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
3 2 (8.70%) Dependency Management
3 2 (8.70%) ETL
3 2 (8.70%) Network Planning
3 2 (8.70%) Performance Engineering
3 2 (8.70%) Validation
4 1 (4.35%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.35%) Quality Management
4 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ECDL
2 1 (4.35%) MCP
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) Firmware
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (8.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Huawei
2 3 (13.04%) NEC
3 2 (8.70%) Ericsson
3 2 (8.70%) IronPort
3 2 (8.70%) Nokia
3 2 (8.70%) Nokia Networks
3 2 (8.70%) Sophos
3 2 (8.70%) Tellabs
3 2 (8.70%) Trend Micro
4 1 (4.35%) BroadSoft
4 1 (4.35%) Lotus
4 1 (4.35%) Nortel
4 1 (4.35%) Xamarin