The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank 109 116 106
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing 2G 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.048% 0.051% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.25% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £283 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £290 £285
% change year-on-year
-8.62% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £77.50 £28.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+169.56% -10.15%
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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 Hampshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
353 400 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.79% 20.33% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 204 172
Average daily rate £388 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.97% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £466 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 66
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 2G across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) SS7
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Handset
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) MVNO

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) SS7
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) MVNO
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning