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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank - 27 -
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.54% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £290 £285
% change year-on-year
-8.62% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £77.50 £28.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+169.56% -10.15%
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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
55 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 14.99% 11.35% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 3
Average daily rate £363 £220 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.77% -37.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £200 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £355 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £51.67 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

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