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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank - 203 206
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.086% 0.034%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.67% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Median daily rate - £375 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £265 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £77.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-67.74% +138.46%
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
468 743 689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.01% 12.74% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 554 491
Median daily rate £463 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 24 18
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.98 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -12.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £14.90 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £32.86 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%

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