The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Cheshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 46 13 43
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +30
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 27 69 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.17% 9.25% 2.16%
As % of the General category 8.57% 23.15% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 7
Average daily rate £278 £370 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £298 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £534 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £28.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-38.59% -8.06%
General Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
315 298 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.97% 39.95% 41.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 133 177
Average daily rate £400 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 20 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.75 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +195.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £14.16 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.25 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Telecoms
North West

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -9 20 £625 +30.89% 5
Chester - - - - 2
Crewe - - - - 1
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Runcorn - - - -
Telecoms
North West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 22 (36.67%) Finance
2 15 (25.00%) Logistics
2 15 (25.00%) ITIL
3 13 (21.67%) LAN
3 13 (21.67%) Cisco
3 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (21.67%) Security Cleared
4 12 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 11 (18.33%) MPLS
5 11 (18.33%) Migration
6 10 (16.67%) CCNP
6 10 (16.67%) WAN
6 10 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 10 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (15.00%) HP
8 8 (13.33%) SLA
8 8 (13.33%) Project Management
8 8 (13.33%) VPN
8 8 (13.33%) Service Delivery
9 7 (11.67%) Firewall
9 7 (11.67%) Service Management
9 7 (11.67%) Java
9 7 (11.67%) TCP/IP
10 6 (10.00%) Ericsson
10 6 (10.00%) MS Office
10 6 (10.00%) Information Security
10 6 (10.00%) Network Design
10 6 (10.00%) Talend
10 6 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 4 (6.67%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.67%) MS Project
3 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) SaaS
1 2 (3.33%) PaaS
1 2 (3.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.67%) LAN
2 12 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 11 (18.33%) MPLS
4 10 (16.67%) WAN
4 10 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (13.33%) VPN
6 7 (11.67%) TCP/IP
6 7 (11.67%) Firewall
7 6 (10.00%) Network Security
7 6 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
8 5 (8.33%) Wireless
8 5 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (6.67%) NGN
9 4 (6.67%) ATM
10 3 (5.00%) OSPF
10 3 (5.00%) BGP
10 3 (5.00%) NetScaler
11 2 (3.33%) MVNO
11 2 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (3.33%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.33%) Big Data
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.67%) JUnit
2 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.67%) NetBeans
General
1 22 (36.67%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (11.67%) Analyst
2 6 (10.00%) Consultant
2 6 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 5 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 5 (8.33%) Technical Leader
4 4 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (6.67%) Architect
4 4 (6.67%) Developer
4 4 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 4 (6.67%) Transition Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Network Analyst
5 3 (5.00%) Security Analyst
5 3 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Technical Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Network Security Analyst
5 3 (5.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Data Network Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) J2EE
2 2 (3.33%) Spring
3 1 (1.67%) Java SE
3 1 (1.67%) Java EE
3 1 (1.67%) JPA
3 1 (1.67%) JAX-RS
3 1 (1.67%) JMS
3 1 (1.67%) Middleware
3 1 (1.67%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (5.00%) e-Health
3 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.67%) Windows
1 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.33%) VME
2 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.33%) MVS
3 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) ITIL
1 15 (25.00%) Logistics
2 11 (18.33%) Migration
3 8 (13.33%) Project Management
3 8 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 7 (11.67%) Service Management
5 6 (10.00%) Information Security
5 6 (10.00%) Network Design
6 5 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 5 (8.33%) ETL
6 5 (8.33%) Data Mapping
6 5 (8.33%) Network Management
6 5 (8.33%) Data Transformation
6 5 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 4 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.67%) Supplier Management
8 3 (5.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.67%) Java
2 1 (1.67%) VBScript
2 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (21.67%) Security Cleared
2 12 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (16.67%) CCNP
4 5 (8.33%) CCNA
4 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.67%) MCP
6 2 (3.33%) CCIE
7 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.67%) MCSE
7 1 (1.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) SLA
2 6 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) ProxySG
2 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) OpenView
1 4 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (6.67%) ServiceCenter
2 3 (5.00%) Netcool
3 1 (1.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
1 13 (21.67%) Cisco
2 9 (15.00%) HP
3 6 (10.00%) Ericsson
3 6 (10.00%) Talend
4 4 (6.67%) F5
4 4 (6.67%) Lotus
4 4 (6.67%) Blue Coat
4 4 (6.67%) Juniper
5 3 (5.00%) NetScout
5 3 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (5.00%) NEC
6 2 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.33%) ProCurve
6 2 (3.33%) Pega
6 2 (3.33%) Nortel
6 2 (3.33%) Avaya
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle
7 1 (1.67%) IBM
7 1 (1.67%) ArcSight
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