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 3 months to 24 April 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
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 37
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester - - 0.81%
As % of the General category - - 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.20 £44.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -67.72% +193.33%  

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 Chester with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 62 105 101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 53.45% 54.97% 40.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 74 61
Median daily rate £425 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.59% -8.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 20
Median hourly rate £18.68 £14.00 £14.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.42% -5.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.94 £13.95 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.74 £28.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 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 April 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 Chester region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (50.00%) Xamarin

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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Project Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Xamarin Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Xamarin