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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 36 35 45
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 32 35 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.40% 3.81% 2.88%
As % of the General category 10.00% 8.86% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 9
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£338 £425 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +49.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £306 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £550 £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £11.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.19% +30.00%
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
320 395 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.96% 42.98% 37.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 202 177
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £226 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 33
Average hourly rate £16.84 £34.06 £17.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.56% +99.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £43.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £21.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+24.70% -15.00%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -7 17 £289 -47.50% 7
Macclesfield +6 2 - - 1
Chester - - - - 2
Crewe - - - -
Telecoms
North West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 15 (26.79%) MS Office
1 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.00%) SLA
2 14 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 14 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 12 (21.43%) ITIL
4 11 (19.64%) HP
4 11 (19.64%) SC Cleared
4 11 (19.64%) 4G
5 10 (17.86%) 3G
6 9 (16.07%) Service Management
6 9 (16.07%) Lotus
6 9 (16.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 9 (16.07%) OpenView
6 9 (16.07%) MCP
6 9 (16.07%) IBM Notes
7 8 (14.29%) Ethernet
8 7 (12.50%) Project Management
9 6 (10.71%) Manufacturing
9 6 (10.71%) 2G
10 5 (8.93%) Change Management
10 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (8.93%) BT
10 5 (8.93%) Retail
10 5 (8.93%) Data Analysis
10 5 (8.93%) Degree
10 5 (8.93%) Linux
10 5 (8.93%) GSM
10 5 (8.93%) PRINCE2

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 9 (16.07%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.79%) CMS
2 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.79%) Node.js
2 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (26.79%) MS Office
2 14 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 4 (7.14%) MS Project
4 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.64%) 4G
2 10 (17.86%) 3G
3 8 (14.29%) Ethernet
4 6 (10.71%) 2G
5 5 (8.93%) GSM
6 4 (7.14%) RNC
7 3 (5.36%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (5.36%) SDH
7 3 (5.36%) UMTS
7 3 (5.36%) Firewall
7 3 (5.36%) ATM
7 3 (5.36%) WAN
8 2 (3.57%) LTE
9 1 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.79%) VLAN
9 1 (1.79%) 2.5G
9 1 (1.79%) VoIP
9 1 (1.79%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Manufacturing
3 5 (8.93%) Retail
4 3 (5.36%) Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Legal
5 1 (1.79%) Billing
5 1 (1.79%) Local Government
5 1 (1.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (17.86%) Analyst
2 9 (16.07%) Service Analyst
2 9 (16.07%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.14%) Architect
4 4 (7.14%) Administrator
4 4 (7.14%) Voice Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Mitel Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (5.36%) Voice Design Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Coordinator
5 3 (5.36%) Design Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.57%) Transition Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Performance Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Field Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Service Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Service Transition Manager
7 1 (1.79%) Security Assurance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.57%) Statistics
1 2 (3.57%) Reference Data
1 2 (3.57%) FlexPod
2 1 (1.79%) LPAR
2 1 (1.79%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.79%) HACMP
2 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Linux
2 4 (7.14%) UNIX
3 3 (5.36%) Windows
4 2 (3.57%) AIX
5 1 (1.79%) HPUX
5 1 (1.79%) Solaris
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) ITIL
2 9 (16.07%) Service Management
3 7 (12.50%) Project Management
4 5 (8.93%) Data Analysis
4 5 (8.93%) PRINCE2
4 5 (8.93%) Change Management
4 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.14%) Quality Management
6 3 (5.36%) Data Modelling
6 3 (5.36%) Migration
6 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.36%) Data Entry
6 3 (5.36%) Line Management
6 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.36%) Coaching
6 3 (5.36%) Network Planning
7 2 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.57%) Network Design
7 2 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.57%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.36%) C
2 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.79%) Ruby
3 1 (1.79%) C++
3 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (19.64%) SC Cleared
3 9 (16.07%) MCP
4 5 (8.93%) Degree
5 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) CCNP
5 1 (1.79%) CCNA
5 1 (1.79%) CISSP
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.79%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) COBIT
2 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.79%) PowerHA
2 1 (1.79%) GPFS
2 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) OpenView
1 9 (16.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.64%) HP
3 9 (16.07%) Lotus
4 5 (8.93%) BT
5 3 (5.36%) Cisco
5 3 (5.36%) Mitel
5 3 (5.36%) Cyber-Ark
6 2 (3.57%) VMware
6 2 (3.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (3.57%) IBM
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle
6 2 (3.57%) Sun
6 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.57%) Citrix
6 2 (3.57%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.79%) NetApp
7 1 (1.79%) Avaya
7 1 (1.79%) Cramer
7 1 (1.79%) Dell
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