The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank - - 30
Contract jobs citing C 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - 3.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate - - £155
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £78.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+19.00% +6.06%
C
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Programming Languages Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
49 50 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 41.18% 35.46% 49.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 42 39
Average daily rate £350 £382 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% +38.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £461 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 11
Average hourly rate £18.75 £25.75 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.18% -24.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.35 £21.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £33.15 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

C
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the Chester region.

C Daily Rate Trend in Chester

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C across the Chester region.

C Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing C 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 C.

1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) PMP
3 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) Change Control
3 2 (33.33%) Local Government
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
4 1 (16.67%) Data Stewardship
4 1 (16.67%) Campaign Management

C
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing C 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 C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (33.33%) Local Government
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Head of Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Campaign Management
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Stewardship
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 2 (33.33%) PMP
2 1 (16.67%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft