The table below looks at the statistics for 2G 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 2G over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank - 48 -
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 1.27% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 11.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £265 £290
% change year-on-year
- -8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -
2G
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
83 52 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 17.66% 10.97% 26.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 23 58
Average daily rate £338 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £310 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £40.25 £43.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.47% +117.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 2G across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

2G
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 2G across the Gloucestershire region.

2G Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire