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 5 March 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank 49 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing 2G 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.46% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.48% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.94% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £42.50
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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
61 87 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.68% 26.44% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 44 45
Average daily rate £450 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £257 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £44.00 £24.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -43.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.27% -10.97%

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

2G
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 2G across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

2G Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing 2G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 2G.

1 8 (100.00%) 3G
1 8 (100.00%) 4G
2 7 (87.50%) Mobile App
2 7 (87.50%) Wireshark
2 7 (87.50%) Bash Shell
2 7 (87.50%) 2.5G
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Subversion
2 7 (87.50%) Ruby
2 7 (87.50%) DV Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (87.50%) SDH
2 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
2 7 (87.50%) C++
2 7 (87.50%) Perl
2 7 (87.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (87.50%) STL
2 7 (87.50%) OO
2 7 (87.50%) Python
2 7 (87.50%) ClearCase
2 7 (87.50%) Client/Server
2 7 (87.50%) OOD
3 2 (25.00%) VCP4
3 2 (25.00%) Release Management
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Huawei
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) SLA
4 1 (12.50%) Nortel

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing 2G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 2G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) 3G
1 8 (100.00%) 4G
2 7 (87.50%) Wireshark
2 7 (87.50%) 2.5G
2 7 (87.50%) SDH
2 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Subversion
1 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
1 7 (87.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 7 (87.50%) ClearCase
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) C++ Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Mobile App
1 7 (87.50%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) OO
1 7 (87.50%) OOD
2 2 (25.00%) Release Management
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Bash Shell
1 7 (87.50%) Ruby
1 7 (87.50%) C++
1 7 (87.50%) Perl
1 7 (87.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) DV Cleared
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Huawei
1 1 (12.50%) Nortel
1 1 (12.50%) Ericsson
1 1 (12.50%) Nokia
1 1 (12.50%) NEC