The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
2G
Berkshire / Newbury
Rank - 18 5
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 7 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury - 4.24% 12.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 15.22% 39.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 11
Median daily rate - £315 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £290 £268
% change year-on-year
+8.62% +8.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.20

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
24 46 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 28.24% 27.88% 30.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 29
Median daily rate £425 £313 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% +20.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newbury region citing 2G as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 Newbury region with a requirement for 2G.

1 9 (100.00%) 3G
1 9 (100.00%) 4G
2 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
3 5 (55.56%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (44.44%) Mapinfo
4 4 (44.44%) Electronics
4 4 (44.44%) Cramer
4 4 (44.44%) MS Office
4 4 (44.44%) HND
5 3 (33.33%) Statistics
5 3 (33.33%) Marketing
5 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (33.33%) Network Optimisation
5 3 (33.33%) Network Architecture
6 2 (22.22%) ATM
7 1 (11.11%) SDH
7 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 1 (11.11%) CAD
7 1 (11.11%) GIS
7 1 (11.11%) Wireless
7 1 (11.11%) Network Design
7 1 (11.11%) RNC
7 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (11.11%) Node B

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury 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:

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) 3G
1 9 (100.00%) 4G
2 5 (55.56%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (22.22%) ATM
4 1 (11.11%) Node B
4 1 (11.11%) RNC
4 1 (11.11%) SDH
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) GIS
General
1 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 4 (44.44%) Electronics
3 3 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) RAN Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Radio Planner
3 1 (11.11%) Transmission Planner
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 3 (33.33%) Network Optimisation
1 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) CAD
2 1 (11.11%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) HND
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cramer
1 4 (44.44%) Mapinfo