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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 56 42 50
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 12 34 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.60% 3.25% 2.32%
As % of the General category 4.76% 7.82% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 7
Median daily rate £275 £388 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +49.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £310 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £525 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.75% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.86 £14.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-1.00% -28.20%
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
252 435 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 33.69% 41.59% 36.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 259 173
Median daily rate £402 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.40% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 29
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -39.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £23.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.47% +7.95%

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
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 24 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 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 -6 7 £185 -50.66% 5
Crewe - 2 £275 - 1
Chester +1 1 £425 - 1
Runcorn - 1 - -
Telecoms
North West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 (39.29%) Project Management
2 10 (35.71%) GSM
2 10 (35.71%) UMTS
3 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (21.43%) Finance
5 5 (17.86%) 2G
5 5 (17.86%) Migration
5 5 (17.86%) Degree
5 5 (17.86%) Smart Meter
5 5 (17.86%) 4G
5 5 (17.86%) 3G
6 4 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 4 (14.29%) HP
6 4 (14.29%) MS Office
6 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.71%) Huawei
7 3 (10.71%) LTE
7 3 (10.71%) ZigBee
7 3 (10.71%) Nokia Networks
7 3 (10.71%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (10.71%) Dependency Management
7 3 (10.71%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (10.71%) C
7 3 (10.71%) PMI
7 3 (10.71%) PMI Certification
7 3 (10.71%) 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 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 4 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (7.14%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) GSM
1 10 (35.71%) UMTS
2 5 (17.86%) 2G
2 5 (17.86%) 3G
2 5 (17.86%) 4G
3 3 (10.71%) LTE
3 3 (10.71%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (10.71%) ZigBee
4 2 (7.14%) Firewall
5 1 (3.57%) 802.15
5 1 (3.57%) ASN.1
5 1 (3.57%) DNS
5 1 (3.57%) IPv6
5 1 (3.57%) LAN
5 1 (3.57%) Network Security
5 1 (3.57%) PABX
5 1 (3.57%) VoIP
5 1 (3.57%) WAN
5 1 (3.57%) WLAN
5 1 (3.57%) X.509
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 7 (25.00%) Implementation Controller
3 5 (17.86%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Telecoms Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.57%) Acquisition Controller
5 1 (3.57%) Implementation Coordinator
5 1 (3.57%) IT Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) IT Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Juniper Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (3.57%) PABX Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) PBX Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Rollout Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Rollout Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Service Transition Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Integration Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Smart Meter
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) PMI
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.57%) PKI
3 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Android
1 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Project Management
2 5 (17.86%) Migration
3 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 4 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 3 (10.71%) Dependency Management
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.14%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.14%) Expense Management
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) Line Management
5 2 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (7.14%) Validation
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.57%) Quality Management
6 1 (3.57%) Service Management
6 1 (3.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) C
2 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCP
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) Firmware
1 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) AirWatch
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) HP
3 3 (10.71%) Ericsson
3 3 (10.71%) Huawei
3 3 (10.71%) Nokia
3 3 (10.71%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (3.57%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (3.57%) BroadSoft
4 1 (3.57%) BT
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix
4 1 (3.57%) Dell
4 1 (3.57%) Juniper
4 1 (3.57%) Lotus
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) Siemens
4 1 (3.57%) Wyse