The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
2G
South West / Bristol
Rank 67 71 75
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing 2G 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.24% 0.56% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.57% 3.79% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £270 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £270 £269
% change year-on-year
+29.62% +0.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £35.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
127 132 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.99% 14.73% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 100 68
Median daily rate £360 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £227 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £474 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Median hourly rate £18.50 £27.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.72% +120.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.09 £18.50 £8.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £30.00 £42.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing 2G as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

2G
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 2G across the Bristol region.

2G Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

2G
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 2G 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 Bristol region with a requirement for 2G.

1 4 (100.00%) 3G
1 4 (100.00%) 4G
1 4 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) VoLTE
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Huawei
3 1 (25.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) LTE
3 1 (25.00%) Data Entry
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) IPsec
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) GSM
3 1 (25.00%) UMTS
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) 3G
1 4 (100.00%) 4G
1 4 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (50.00%) VoLTE
3 1 (25.00%) GSM
3 1 (25.00%) IPsec
3 1 (25.00%) LTE
3 1 (25.00%) UMTS
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) RAN Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Administrator
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Entry
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (25.00%) Huawei
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Nokia
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350.00 - £375 per day
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