The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank - 20 -
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - 3.05% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £315 £273
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +15.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.78 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+34.70% -7.14%
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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 Guildford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
35 20 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 26.32% 15.27% 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 11
Average daily rate £375 £383 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +70.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 13
Average hourly rate £12.45 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

2G Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

2G
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

2G Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

2G
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 2G across the Guildford region.

2G Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

2G
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) HNC
1 4 (100.00%) HND
1 4 (100.00%) Nortel
1 4 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 4 (100.00%) Nokia
1 4 (100.00%) 3G
1 4 (100.00%) Electronics
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (100.00%) Network Planning
1 4 (100.00%) LTE
1 4 (100.00%) NSN NetAct
1 4 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 4 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Cash Management

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) 3G
1 4 (100.00%) LTE
1 4 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 4 (100.00%) Electronics
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) RAN Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) RAN Configuration Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) HNC
1 4 (100.00%) HND
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Nortel
1 4 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 4 (100.00%) Nokia
1 4 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks