The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank 118 - 114
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing 2G 3 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.15% - 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.77% - 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £311
UK excluding London median daily rate £278 £270 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -13.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £40.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £43.78 £40.25
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +8.77%
2G
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
391 416 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.81% 19.56% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 242 272
Median daily rate £375 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 39
Median hourly rate £48.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing 2G as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

2G
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

2G Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

2G
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

2G Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

2G
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for 2G.

1 10 (100.00%) 3G
2 4 (40.00%) NFC
2 4 (40.00%) LTE
2 4 (40.00%) Bluetooth
2 4 (40.00%) WLAN
2 4 (40.00%) 5G
3 3 (30.00%) Anite
3 3 (30.00%) VHDL
3 3 (30.00%) Electronics
3 3 (30.00%) C
3 3 (30.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) UTRAN
3 3 (30.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) VLSI
4 2 (20.00%) 4G
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (10.00%) VoLTE
5 1 (10.00%) Android
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) SMS
5 1 (10.00%) 2.5G
5 1 (10.00%) Bugzilla
5 1 (10.00%) CA

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) 3G
2 4 (40.00%) 5G
2 4 (40.00%) Bluetooth
2 4 (40.00%) LTE
2 4 (40.00%) NFC
2 4 (40.00%) WLAN
3 3 (30.00%) UTRAN
4 2 (20.00%) 4G
5 1 (10.00%) 2.5G
5 1 (10.00%) SMS
5 1 (10.00%) VoLTE
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (30.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Hardware Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) 3G Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) LTE Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) RF Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) RF Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) VHDL
1 3 (30.00%) VLSI
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C
1 3 (30.00%) C++
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Anite
2 1 (10.00%) CA