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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing 2G 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 5.37% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.02% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£270 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £295 £250
% change year-on-year
+5.93% +18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -3.44%
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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
47 27 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 31.54% 21.09% 30.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 6
Average daily rate £368 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.63% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £340 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £17.75 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 17 (94.44%) Radio Access Network
2 17 (94.44%) 3G
3 15 (83.33%) LTE
4 12 (66.67%) Ericsson
5 9 (50.00%) Mapinfo
5 9 (50.00%) Nortel
6 8 (44.44%) NSN NetAct
6 8 (44.44%) Relational Database
6 8 (44.44%) Huawei
7 6 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 6 (33.33%) Perl
7 6 (33.33%) SQL
7 6 (33.33%) MySQL
7 6 (33.33%) Oracle
7 6 (33.33%) MS Office
7 6 (33.33%) UNIX
7 6 (33.33%) Linux
7 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 6 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (33.33%) MS Visio
8 5 (27.78%) ETL
8 5 (27.78%) XML
8 5 (27.78%) Business Objects
8 5 (27.78%) SNMP
8 5 (27.78%) Telnet
8 5 (27.78%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (22.22%) Greenplum
9 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 6 (33.33%) MS Office
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 6 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) 3G
1 17 (94.44%) Radio Access Network
2 15 (83.33%) LTE
3 5 (27.78%) Telnet
3 5 (27.78%) SNMP
4 3 (16.67%) DNS
4 3 (16.67%) DHCP
4 3 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 2 (11.11%) ATM
5 2 (11.11%) MPLS
5 2 (11.11%) SDH
5 2 (11.11%) 4G
6 1 (5.56%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 6 (33.33%) MySQL
2 6 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Front Office
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) RAN Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Databuild Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Design Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Database Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Transmission Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Transmission Design Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Back Office Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Perl Developer
5 1 (5.56%) ETL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) XML
2 3 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) UNIX
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ETL
1 5 (27.78%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (22.22%) Performance Management
2 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 4 (22.22%) Validation
2 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Perl
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) C++
2 3 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CCNP
1 1 (5.56%) CCNA
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 12 (66.67%) Ericsson
3 9 (50.00%) Mapinfo
3 9 (50.00%) Nortel
4 8 (44.44%) Huawei
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (33.33%) Oracle
6 5 (27.78%) Business Objects
7 4 (22.22%) Nokia
7 4 (22.22%) Greenplum
8 3 (16.67%) Talend
9 1 (5.56%) BT
9 1 (5.56%) NEC