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 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
2.5G
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank - - 50
Contract jobs citing 2.5G 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - - 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £495
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £495
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
43 66 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.43% 13.98% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 36 25
Median daily rate £315 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% -19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £125 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £425 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Median hourly rate £43.50 £32.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.84% -25.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-41.89% +34.54%

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