The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
2G
England / East of England
Rank - 122 110
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.17% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.15% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 6
Median daily rate - £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £301 £266
% change year-on-year
+16.18% +13.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00

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 of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
400 348 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.41% 14.96% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 173 191
Median daily rate £345 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £241 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 52
Median hourly rate £21.50 £22.38 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.91% -9.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 of England

2G
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

2G Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

2G
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 2G across the East of England region.

2G Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England