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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank - 201 -
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.019% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
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 £45.50 £83.14 £43.00
% change year-on-year
-45.27% +93.34%
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
547 716 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.61% 13.51% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 524 515
Median daily rate £463 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 28
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -13.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+66.08% -4.33%

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