The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank - - 24
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £305 £265
% change year-on-year
+1.63% +15.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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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 Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8 21 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.41% 11.86% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 13
Average daily rate £363 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £30.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 2G across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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