The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank 166 159 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing 2G 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.031% 0.058% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £305 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £290 £305
% change year-on-year
+31.03% -4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- -58.94%
2G
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
426 361 755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.38% 10.47% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 272 544
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 17
Median hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% +17.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

2G Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

2G
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

2G Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

2G
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 City of London region with a requirement for 2G.

1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) G Suite
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (100.00%) Google Drive

2G
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) G Suite
1 1 (100.00%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Google