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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank - 187 -
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.021% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £270 £313
% change year-on-year
- -13.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.78 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.83%
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
532 607 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.49% 12.95% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 458 527
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £285 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 27
Median hourly rate £17.25 £14.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.94% -24.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.47 £19.00 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

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