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 31 July 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
31 Jul 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 - 1.08% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £310 £270
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.78 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.08% +55.55%
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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
53 52 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 13.42% 14.09% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 30 18
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £190 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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