The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank - - 28
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £263 £290
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -
2G
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
50 49 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 14.97% 13.69% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 8
Median daily rate £400 £325 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +47.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £51.67 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.83% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

2G Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside