The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank 37 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing 2G 2 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.55% 1.87% 2.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 16.67% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £190 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £268 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -14.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.45 -
2G
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
50 30 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 13.74% 11.24% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 9
Average daily rate £338 £208 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.65% -42.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £329 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.35 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% +94.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 2G across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

2G
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

2G Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

2G
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 2G across the Coventry region.

2G Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

2G
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing 2G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 2G.

1 3 (100.00%) HNC
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Nortel
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (100.00%) Back Office
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Cramer
1 3 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Huawei
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Fault Management
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 3 (100.00%) Fault Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (66.67%) Ericsson
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia
3 1 (33.33%) Siemens
3 1 (33.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (33.33%) WFM
3 1 (33.33%) BT
3 1 (33.33%) LTE

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing 2G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 2G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
1 3 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (33.33%) LTE
General
1 3 (100.00%) Back Office
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Fault Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (33.33%) WFM
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) HNC
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Cramer
1 3 (100.00%) Huawei
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Nortel
2 2 (66.67%) Ericsson
2 2 (66.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (33.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (33.33%) BT
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia
3 1 (33.33%) Siemens