The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank - 85 81
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - 0.32% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.87% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £190 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £286 £270 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.01% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £32.50
2G
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
166 214 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.95% 17.36% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 85 39
Median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £286 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £483 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 7
Median hourly rate £14.50 £26.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.23% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £45.00 £18.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

2G Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

2G
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

2G Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

2G
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 2G across the Buckinghamshire region.

2G Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

2G
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for 2G.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) Netcool
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Traffica

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Traffica
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Network Performance Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Netcool