The first 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 1 August 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 Chester 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 21 28 19
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.75% 0.64% 2.31%
As % of the General category 2.27% 1.52% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
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£260 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.89 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-35.21% +9.23%
General Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
44 66 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 33.08% 42.04% 33.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 26
Average daily rate £260 £341 £407
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -16.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £175 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.56 £37.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.69% -15.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.09 £16.84 £29.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.95 £41.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -16.66%
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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 21 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DTV
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP