The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank - 43 -
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 1.10% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £290 £285
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £32.00
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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
14 44 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.32% 12.05% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 29 12
Average daily rate £275 £365 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.65% +46.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £10.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +157.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 2G across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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