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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 31 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.58% 0.66% 0.72%
As % of the General category 1.39% 1.82% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.86 £14.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.00% -33.33%
Telecoms
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
72 55 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 41.86% 36.42% 34.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 30 16
Median daily rate £425 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £308 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 19
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -52.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.34%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 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 Chester region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management