The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank - 24 -
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 0.61% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £270 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £265 £265 £290
% change year-on-year
- -8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £77.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-67.74% +169.56%
2G
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.63% 6.75% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Median daily rate £475 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% +22.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing 2G as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

2G
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 2G across the Midlands region.

2G Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

2G
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing 2G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for 2G.

1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Tellabs

2G
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Field Engineer
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) Tellabs