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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2.5G
Rank - 53 -
Contract jobs citing 2.5G 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 0.77% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate - £495 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £495 -
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
62 84 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 13.51% 16.25% 25.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 32 30
Average daily rate £331 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.38% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £265 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
Average hourly rate £27.50 £44.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +120.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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