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 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 65 64
Rank change year-on-year +21 -1  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 14 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.20% 1.74% 1.19%
As % of the General category 4.42% 4.57% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £315 £260 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.15% -32.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £252 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £316 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +2.58% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% +16.12%  

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 317 350 434
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 49.84% 38.04% 43.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 244 259
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £566 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 16
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Cheshire over the 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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 +18 9 - -
Knutsford - 2 - - 1
Telecoms
North West

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Workflow
2 7 (28.00%) Broadband
3 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (20.00%) Ericsson
4 5 (20.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.00%) Logistics
4 5 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 4 (16.00%) QA
5 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.00%) ISO 9001
5 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.00%) Business Transformation
6 3 (12.00%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (12.00%) C
6 3 (12.00%) ECDL
6 3 (12.00%) Project Management
6 3 (12.00%) SLA
6 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (12.00%) DNA
6 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.00%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (8.00%) Change Control
7 2 (8.00%) Degree
7 2 (8.00%) Data Entry
7 2 (8.00%) Information Security
7 2 (8.00%) Banking
7 2 (8.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (12.00%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) Broadband
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.00%) Wireless
2 1 (4.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) GIS
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
1 7 (28.00%) Coordinator
2 5 (20.00%) Administrator
2 5 (20.00%) Project Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Project Coordinator
3 4 (16.00%) Workflow Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Installation Technician
5 1 (4.00%) Change Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Customer Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Project Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Project Support Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Project Support Coordinator
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) AIX
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Workflow
2 5 (20.00%) Logistics
2 5 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) Business Transformation
4 3 (12.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (12.00%) DNA
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.00%) Change Control
5 2 (8.00%) Data Entry
5 2 (8.00%) Information Security
6 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.00%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Service Management
6 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ECDL
2 2 (8.00%) DBS Check
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) HND
3 1 (4.00%) CCNA
3 1 (4.00%) CCNP
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) ISO 9001
1 4 (16.00%) QA
2 3 (12.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Ericsson
2 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) Juniper