The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury 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 10 17 6
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing 2G 13 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 8.44% 4.84% 8.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.11% 20.00% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
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£363 £410 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.58% -
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 Newbury region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
36 30 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 23.38% 24.19% 29.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 3
Average daily rate £363 £410 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.58% -31.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
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 Newbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 2G across the Newbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

2G
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

2G Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

2G
Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 2G across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

2G Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury region citing 2G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 2G.

1 15 (100.00%) 3G
2 13 (86.67%) 4G
3 12 (80.00%) Telecoms
4 10 (66.67%) LTE
5 8 (53.33%) Radio Access Network
6 6 (40.00%) SLA
7 5 (33.33%) Huawei
8 4 (26.67%) RNC
8 4 (26.67%) ATM
8 4 (26.67%) Ericsson
9 3 (20.00%) Nokia
10 2 (13.33%) MS Office
10 2 (13.33%) SAP
10 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
10 2 (13.33%) UMTS
10 2 (13.33%) Wireless
10 2 (13.33%) Cramer
11 1 (6.67%) Front Office
11 1 (6.67%) Back Office
11 1 (6.67%) Validation
11 1 (6.67%) WiMAX
11 1 (6.67%) Degree
11 1 (6.67%) NBAP
11 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
11 1 (6.67%) QA
11 1 (6.67%) DNS
11 1 (6.67%) Nortel
11 1 (6.67%) GSM
11 1 (6.67%) UTRAN
11 1 (6.67%) Software Licensing

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury region citing 2G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 2G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) 3G
2 13 (86.67%) 4G
3 10 (66.67%) LTE
4 8 (53.33%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (26.67%) RNC
5 4 (26.67%) ATM
6 2 (13.33%) UMTS
6 2 (13.33%) Wireless
7 1 (6.67%) WiMAX
7 1 (6.67%) UTRAN
7 1 (6.67%) DNS
7 1 (6.67%) GSM
7 1 (6.67%) NBAP
7 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
General
1 12 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Front Office
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) RAN Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Coordinator
4 2 (13.33%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Manager
5 1 (6.67%) RF Optimisation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Databuild Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Operations Manager
5 1 (6.67%) RF Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Project Controller
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.67%) Validation
1 1 (6.67%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Huawei
2 4 (26.67%) Ericsson
3 3 (20.00%) Nokia
4 2 (13.33%) Cramer
4 2 (13.33%) SAP
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) Nortel
5 1 (6.67%) Actix
5 1 (6.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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