The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank 17 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing 2G 2 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.00% 4.85% 5.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.71% 14.71% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £270 £260 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -3.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £270 £313
% change year-on-year
- -13.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.78 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.83%
2G
Surrey

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 34 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 35.00% 33.01% 32.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 19
Median daily rate £363 £315 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £12.43 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.80% -29.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Guildford region citing 2G as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing 2G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Guildford region with a requirement for 2G.

1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (66.67%) Resource Management
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) Huawei
2 2 (66.67%) WCDMA
2 2 (66.67%) Ericsson
2 2 (66.67%) Nokia
3 1 (33.33%) Mapinfo
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) HNC
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) ATM
3 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Cramer
3 1 (33.33%) 4G
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Tellabs
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (66.67%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) WCDMA
3 1 (33.33%) 4G
3 1 (33.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) RAN Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) RAN Performance Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Network Performance Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) RAN Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (66.67%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) HNC
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Ericsson
1 2 (66.67%) Huawei
1 2 (66.67%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) Cramer
2 1 (33.33%) Mapinfo
2 1 (33.33%) Tellabs