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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
2G
London / City of London
Rank 152 148 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing 2G 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.035% 0.032% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 0.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £160 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £290 £268
% change year-on-year
+20.68% +8.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00

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
392 329 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.55% 10.69% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 228 493
Median daily rate £433 £405 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.79% +4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 12
Median hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% +22.99%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 22 January 2017, 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