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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank - - 35
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £270 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -13.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £43.78 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+25.62% -7.83%
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
60 71 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 19.29% 18.30% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 25 17
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 2
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £125.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% -82.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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