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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank - - 86
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - - 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £290 £310
% change year-on-year
+31.03% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50
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
202 231 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.37% 14.97% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 127 114
Median daily rate £313 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £188 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £460 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 19
Median hourly rate £19.94 £13.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.36% -31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £5.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £21.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 9 December 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