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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank - - 29
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £270 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £43.78 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-42.89% +34.70%
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
73 68 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.12% 17.09% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 17 9
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £155 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

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