The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 97 94 91
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing 2G 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.063% 0.19% 0.067%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 1.92% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £250 £270 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -40.00%
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
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
188 156 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.82% 9.79% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 81 96
Median daily rate £375 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £235 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £407 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 25
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £13.00 £9.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £36.00 £24.00
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 East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing 2G as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

2G
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

2G Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

2G
Top 2 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for 2G.

1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) 4G

2G
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Field Engineer