Period
to 24 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in Chester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 24 January 2018 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 31 31
Rank change year-on-year +7 0 +1
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.19% 1.27% 1.56%
As % of the General category 2.30% 3.13% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Chester median daily rate £450 £400 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -15.34% -
10th Percentile £425 £140 £409
90th Percentile £475 £448 £507
Cheshire median daily rate £360 £343 £450
% change year-on-year +5.11% -23.89% +86.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Chester median hourly rate - - £12.35
Cheshire median hourly rate £12.35 - £12.35

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 Chester with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 87 96 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 51.79% 40.51% 52.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 70 95
Chester median daily rate £365 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% -11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £192 £213 £311
90th Percentile £509 £531 £533
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 23
Chester median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.00% -14.63%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.25 £13.45
90th Percentile £33.75 £17.50 £37.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - -33.33% +15.83%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Chester

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in Chester

Telecoms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telecoms in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 1 (50.00%) DSLAM
1 1 (50.00%) BT
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Huawei
1 1 (50.00%) Openreach
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DSLAM
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Strategy Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) BT
1 1 (50.00%) Huawei
1 1 (50.00%) Openreach