The first table below looks at the demand for 2G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Merseyside region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £273 £280
% change year-on-year
+13.76% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18 27 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.33% 11.59% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 5
Average daily rate £375 £463 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +76.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% +30.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
2G
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2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 2G across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

2G
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) 4G

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Field Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment