The table below looks at the statistics for 2.5G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2.5G over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2.5G
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing 2.5G 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.61% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £240
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
2.5G
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
49 73 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 11.26% 19.89% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 50 36
Average daily rate £435 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

2.5G
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 2.5G across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

2.5G Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

2.5G
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 2.5G across the Gloucestershire region.

2.5G Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

2.5G
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2.5G within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 7 £400 -
2.5G
South West

2.5G
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing 2.5G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 2.5G.

1 12 (100.00%) C++
1 12 (100.00%) Perl
1 12 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 12 (100.00%) STL
1 12 (100.00%) OO
1 12 (100.00%) Python
1 12 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 12 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 12 (100.00%) 2G
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Subversion
1 12 (100.00%) Ruby
1 12 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 12 (100.00%) SDH
1 12 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 12 (100.00%) 3G
1 12 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 12 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 12 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 12 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 11 (91.67%) 4G
2 11 (91.67%) OOD
3 3 (25.00%) Release Management
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Telecoms

2.5G
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing 2.5G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 2.5G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) 2G
1 12 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 12 (100.00%) SDH
1 12 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 12 (100.00%) 3G
2 11 (91.67%) 4G
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 12 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 12 (100.00%) Subversion
1 12 (100.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 12 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) OO
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) OOD
3 3 (25.00%) Release Management
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C++
1 12 (100.00%) Perl
1 12 (100.00%) Python
1 12 (100.00%) Ruby
1 12 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared