Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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.

Telecommunications
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 76 57
Rank change year-on-year +4 -19 -7
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 18 22 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.35% 1.50% 2.52%
As % of the General category 3.21% 4.32% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 29
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £288 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.43% -32.35% +73.47%
10th Percentile £336 £250 £295
90th Percentile £441 £438 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year - +9.59% +12.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Cheshire median hourly rate £12.35 - £12.35
North West median hourly rate £22.17 £13.86 £12.35
% change year-on-year +59.97% +12.23% -45.52%

Telecoms is in the General Skills category. The following 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.

All General Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 560 509 880
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 41.95% 34.74% 42.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 358 603
Cheshire median daily rate £413 £401 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% -5.76% +7.59%
10th Percentile £276 £250 £305
90th Percentile £525 £550 £575
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +3.13% -4.76% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 27
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -36.36% +15.79%
10th Percentile £12.42 £13.25 £13.14
90th Percentile £34.80 £23.70 £38.00
North West median hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £30.52
% change year-on-year -8.00% -18.09% +60.63%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telecoms in Cheshire

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +12 9 - - 4
Chester +16 6 £375 -9.09% 1
Telecoms
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 4 (22.22%) Ericsson
1 4 (22.22%) Logistics
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 3 (16.67%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) Python
2 3 (16.67%) ISO 9001
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) QA
2 3 (16.67%) Proactive Management
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) Django
3 2 (11.11%) Data Entry
3 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (11.11%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) HND
3 2 (11.11%) C
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.11%) BT
3 2 (11.11%) Workflow
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) VDSL
4 1 (5.56%) Network Design
4 1 (5.56%) Huawei
4 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.56%) Internet

Telecoms
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Broadband
1 1 (5.56%) DOCSIS
1 1 (5.56%) DSLAM
1 1 (5.56%) GPON
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) VDSL
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Coordinator
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Python Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Project Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Audit Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Change Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Customer Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Strategy Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Telecoms Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Mindset
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
1 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Logistics
2 3 (16.67%) Proactive Management
3 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (11.11%) Data Entry
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.11%) Workflow
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.56%) Network Design
4 1 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Java
1 3 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
1 2 (11.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 3 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Ericsson
2 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) BT
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) Huawei
4 1 (5.56%) Openreach