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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank - 95 91
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - 0.31% 0.069%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.51% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £255 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -43.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £265 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £77.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-67.74% +138.46%
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
184 199 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.07% 12.53% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 117 70
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £435 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 24
Median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +122.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £150.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%

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 6 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 5 (100.00%) 3G
1 5 (100.00%) 4G
2 4 (80.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office

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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) 3G
1 5 (100.00%) 4G
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Optimisation Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Radio Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Site Acquisition Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Site Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree