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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank 95 97 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing 2G 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.064% 0.12% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.49% 0.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £295 £250
% change year-on-year
+5.93% +18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -3.44%
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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
205 204 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.07% 12.47% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 103 93
Average daily rate £400 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 19
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.07 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £20.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 2G across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

2G
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows