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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2.5G
Rank - 50 -
Contract jobs citing 2.5G 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 1.27% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 11.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £450 -
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 51 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 17.83% 10.81% 25.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 23 57
Median daily rate £338 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £310 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Median hourly rate £40.25 £43.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.47% +117.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

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