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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank - - 35
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - 1.47%
As % of the General category - - 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+28.78% +26.92%
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
77 91 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 65.25% 64.08% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 50 28
Average daily rate £394 £378 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.30% -5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 23
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.81 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.43% -53.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £26.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.93%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Local Government
3 1 (25.00%) LLU
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) PSTN
3 1 (25.00%) ADSL
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) ADSL
3 1 (25.00%) LLU
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) PSTN
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Local Government
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Banking Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Data Network Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) BT
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft