The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank - 30 -
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.91% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 6.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £305 £260
% change year-on-year
- +17.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -9.09%
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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 Merseyside region.

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
41 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 15.36% 13.24% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 7
Average daily rate £283 £325 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.07% +35.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £390 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £20.75 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +4.16%

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 3 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 November 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%) 4G

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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%) 4G
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Site Engineer