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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 22 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.53% - 1.43%
As % of the General category 3.70% - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -15.88%
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
54 66 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 41.22% 30.28% 32.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 38
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 7
Average hourly rate £32.00 £31.56 £62.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.41% -49.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -19.23%

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 31 October 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 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) OLAP
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DTV
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government
1 1 (33.33%) Huawei
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) OLAP Cube

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) OLAP
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) OLAP Cube
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Installations Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) ICT Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Commissioning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) Huawei