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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank 26 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing 2G 4 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.92% 6.42% 7.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.41% 25.00% 34.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £290 £285
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £32.00
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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
54 56 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 25.96% 25.69% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 17
Average daily rate £320 £265 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £138 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £13.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+177.77% -61.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 20 (100.00%) 3G
2 16 (80.00%) Ericsson
3 15 (75.00%) Radio Access Network
4 14 (70.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 14 (70.00%) Telecoms
5 12 (60.00%) Perl
5 12 (60.00%) SQL
5 12 (60.00%) Oracle
5 12 (60.00%) Nortel
5 12 (60.00%) LTE
6 11 (55.00%) NSN NetAct
6 11 (55.00%) Oracle Cash Management
6 11 (55.00%) Network Planning
6 11 (55.00%) Nokia
7 8 (40.00%) HND
8 7 (35.00%) HNC
8 7 (35.00%) Electronics
9 5 (25.00%) 4G
10 4 (20.00%) DNS
11 3 (15.00%) ATM
11 3 (15.00%) Huawei
11 3 (15.00%) Cramer
12 2 (10.00%) Wireless
12 2 (10.00%) Back Office
12 2 (10.00%) Software Licensing
13 1 (5.00%) Requirements Engineering
13 1 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
13 1 (5.00%) Talend
13 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
13 1 (5.00%) Telnet

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) 3G
2 15 (75.00%) Radio Access Network
3 12 (60.00%) LTE
4 5 (25.00%) 4G
5 4 (20.00%) DNS
6 3 (15.00%) ATM
7 2 (10.00%) Wireless
8 1 (5.00%) Telnet
8 1 (5.00%) DHCP
8 1 (5.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 14 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (35.00%) Electronics
3 2 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) RAN Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) RAN Configuration Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Configuration Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) OSS Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Databuild Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Database Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Network Planning
2 2 (10.00%) Software Licensing
3 1 (5.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Perl
1 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) C++
2 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) HND
2 7 (35.00%) HNC
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Ericsson
2 14 (70.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 12 (60.00%) Oracle
3 12 (60.00%) Nortel
4 11 (55.00%) Nokia
5 3 (15.00%) Huawei
5 3 (15.00%) Cramer
6 1 (5.00%) Talend
6 1 (5.00%) Greenplum
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft