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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank - 91 88
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - 0.38% 0.071%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.26% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £260 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -42.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £286 £270 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.01% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £43.78 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-42.89% +34.70%
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
202 184 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.67% 11.70% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 105 86
Median daily rate £425 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £425 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 28
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +29.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

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 24 July 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 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Degree

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 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Network Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Optimisation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Radio Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Site Acquisition Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Site Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree