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 24 July 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
24 Jul 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 - 0.65% -
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 £300
% change year-on-year
- +31.66%
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
82 55 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 16.73% 11.98% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 45 50
Median daily rate £325 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 6
Median hourly rate £41.00 £20.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.00% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.80 £14.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £25.25 £190.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

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