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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank 17 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing 2G 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 4.72% - 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.43% - 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £273 £275
% change year-on-year
+14.67% -0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+91.11% -35.71%
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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
28 27 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 22.05% 20.15% 29.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 3
Average daily rate £360 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% -31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 6
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 29 August 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 17 (100.00%) 3G
2 16 (94.12%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 16 (94.12%) Radio Access Network
3 15 (88.24%) LTE
4 10 (58.82%) Ericsson
5 9 (52.94%) Mapinfo
6 8 (47.06%) Nortel
6 8 (47.06%) NSN NetAct
6 8 (47.06%) Relational Database
7 7 (41.18%) Huawei
8 6 (35.29%) Telnet
8 6 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (35.29%) ETL
8 6 (35.29%) SNMP
8 6 (35.29%) Perl
8 6 (35.29%) MySQL
8 6 (35.29%) Oracle
8 6 (35.29%) UNIX
8 6 (35.29%) XML
9 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (29.41%) MS Visio
9 5 (29.41%) Linux
9 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
9 5 (29.41%) SQL
9 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
9 5 (29.41%) MS Office
10 4 (23.53%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (23.53%) Validation
10 4 (23.53%) Greenplum
10 4 (23.53%) Talend Open Studio

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (29.41%) MS Visio
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
1 5 (29.41%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) 3G
2 16 (94.12%) Radio Access Network
3 15 (88.24%) LTE
4 6 (35.29%) Telnet
4 6 (35.29%) SNMP
5 3 (17.65%) 4G
5 3 (17.65%) DNS
5 3 (17.65%) DHCP
6 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
7 1 (5.88%) ATM
7 1 (5.88%) SDH
7 1 (5.88%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Relational Database
2 6 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (35.29%) MySQL
3 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.88%) MS Access
4 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Databuild Engineer
1 8 (47.06%) RAN Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Database Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Design Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Transmission Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Transmission Design Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Change Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Perl Developer
5 1 (5.88%) ETL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) XML
2 3 (17.65%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) PMI
1 1 (5.88%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) UNIX
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ETL
2 4 (23.53%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (23.53%) Validation
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Management
3 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Perl
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) C#
3 4 (23.53%) C++
3 4 (23.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CCNP
1 1 (5.88%) CCNA
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 10 (58.82%) Ericsson
3 9 (52.94%) Mapinfo
4 8 (47.06%) Nortel
5 7 (41.18%) Huawei
6 6 (35.29%) Oracle
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 4 (23.53%) Greenplum
8 4 (23.53%) Business Objects
8 4 (23.53%) Talend
9 3 (17.65%) Nokia
10 1 (5.88%) BT
10 1 (5.88%) NEC
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