The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank 34 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing 2G 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.39% - 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.70% - 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £270 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -13.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £43.78 £40.25
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +8.77%
2G
South Wales

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 73 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.59% 16.70% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 61 25
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £475 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

2G Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

2G
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

2G Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

2G
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for 2G.

1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) 4G

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3G Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 4G Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson Field Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) LTE Engineer
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Sun