The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
North West / Cheshire
Rank 38 57 41
Rank change year-on-year +19 -16  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 12 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.28% 2.49% 3.47%
As % of the General category 4.90% 6.27% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 19 12
Median daily rate £110 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -75.55% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £11.33 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.07% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £44.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -70.45% +69.23%  

Telecoms is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 245 383 367
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 46.49% 39.69% 43.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 259 212
Median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £259 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 32
Median hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.57% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £33.50 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Telecoms as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Cheshire

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Telecoms in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Cheshire

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Cheshire

Telecoms
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +23 9 £110 -80.00% 2
Chester - 1 £95 - 1
Telecoms
North West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) Finance
3 6 (27.27%) Workflow
3 6 (27.27%) Broadband
4 5 (22.73%) SLA
4 5 (22.73%) MS Office
4 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
5 4 (18.18%) Project Management
5 4 (18.18%) 3G
5 4 (18.18%) ECDL
5 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 4 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (18.18%) 4G
6 3 (13.64%) Process Improvement
6 3 (13.64%) Data Entry
6 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (13.64%) Degree
6 3 (13.64%) 2G
6 3 (13.64%) SAP
6 3 (13.64%) SQL
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle
6 3 (13.64%) HND
6 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence
7 2 (9.09%) DBS Check
7 2 (9.09%) Performance Engineering
7 2 (9.09%) Office 365
7 2 (9.09%) Tellabs
7 2 (9.09%) Virtual Servers

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
1 5 (22.73%) MS Office
2 4 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Broadband
2 4 (18.18%) 3G
2 4 (18.18%) 4G
3 3 (13.64%) 2G
4 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
4 2 (9.09%) GSM
4 2 (9.09%) LTE
4 2 (9.09%) SMTP
5 1 (4.55%) Node B
5 1 (4.55%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (4.55%) RNC
5 1 (4.55%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Administrator
1 7 (31.82%) Project Administrator
2 5 (22.73%) Coordinator
3 4 (18.18%) Project Coordinator
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Workflow Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Installation Technician
5 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Performance Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Optimisation Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Office 365 Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Office 365 Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Project Assistant
6 1 (4.55%) Project Controller
6 1 (4.55%) Project Support Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Project Support Coordinator
6 1 (4.55%) Xamarin Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Workflow
2 4 (18.18%) Project Management
3 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (13.64%) Data Entry
3 3 (13.64%) Process Improvement
4 2 (9.09%) Change Management
4 2 (9.09%) ETL
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Network Planning
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.55%) Statistics
5 1 (4.55%) Time Management
5 1 (4.55%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) ECDL
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) HND
3 2 (9.09%) DBS Check
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) SAP
3 2 (9.09%) Huawei
3 2 (9.09%) IronPort
3 2 (9.09%) NEC
3 2 (9.09%) Nokia Networks
3 2 (9.09%) Sophos
3 2 (9.09%) Tellabs
3 2 (9.09%) Trend Micro
4 1 (4.55%) Ericsson
4 1 (4.55%) Nokia
4 1 (4.55%) Xamarin
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