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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2.5G over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2.5G
Rank - 48 -
Contract jobs citing 2.5G 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 0.68% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £395 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
79 55 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 16.39% 12.56% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 42 48
Median daily rate £330 £410 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.51% +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £470 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £15.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.70 £103.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

2.5G
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing 2.5G as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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