The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £310 £273
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +13.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.78 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.08% -
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
133 123 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.28% 9.61% 8.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 72 28
Average daily rate £350 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.66% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £521 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £12.35 £11.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.39% -64.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+11.10% -21.56%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 2G across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh