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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank - - 25
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £265 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.43% -14.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £77.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-67.74% +138.46%
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
67 61 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 20.49% 15.89% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 13 9
Median daily rate £400 £375 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +70.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £196 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £51.67 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.83% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

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