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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank - - 65
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.093%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £270 £246
% change year-on-year
+15.74% +9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+111.11% -35.71%
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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
94 127 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.65% 11.51% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 39 42
Average daily rate £320 £400 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +63.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £185 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.80 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £32.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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