The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 29 21 28
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.60% 0.74% 0.63%
As % of the General category 1.52% 2.13% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £260 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.89
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.10 £23.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-38.69% -35.21%
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Cheshire

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

General Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
66 47 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 39.52% 34.81% 40.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 15 25
Average daily rate £375 £260 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £217 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 14
Average hourly rate £14.00 £31.53 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.59% -0.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Telecoms
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Telecoms Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Telecoms
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Telecoms Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Telecoms
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 2 (66.67%) Northgate
2 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) Cramer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Network Planning

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Network Planning
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Northgate
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) Cramer