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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £317 £270
% change year-on-year
-15.68% +17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 - £35.00
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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
60 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.87% 8.44% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 13 10
Average daily rate £420 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -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