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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank 12 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing 2G 5 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 4.63% 10.40% 10.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 33.33% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Average daily rate
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£258 £306 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.91% +44.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £273 £250
% change year-on-year
+14.67% +9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+91.11% -35.71%
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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
30 39 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 27.78% 31.20% 26.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 6
Average daily rate £425 £400 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +88.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £25.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +47.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 7 (87.50%) Telecoms
2 5 (62.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 5 (62.50%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (50.00%) 4G
3 4 (50.00%) Huawei
3 4 (50.00%) Nokia
3 4 (50.00%) 3G
4 3 (37.50%) LTE
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (12.50%) Wireless
6 1 (12.50%) Front Office
6 1 (12.50%) Back Office
6 1 (12.50%) UTRAN
6 1 (12.50%) DWDM
6 1 (12.50%) MPLS
6 1 (12.50%) C
6 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (12.50%) ATM
6 1 (12.50%) CDMA
6 1 (12.50%) GSM
6 1 (12.50%) UMTS
6 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
6 1 (12.50%) SLA
6 1 (12.50%) Ericsson
6 1 (12.50%) HSDPA
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) RNC

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (50.00%) 4G
2 4 (50.00%) 3G
3 3 (37.50%) LTE
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) UTRAN
4 1 (12.50%) DWDM
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) ATM
4 1 (12.50%) CDMA
4 1 (12.50%) GSM
4 1 (12.50%) UMTS
4 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
4 1 (12.50%) HSDPA
4 1 (12.50%) RNC
General
1 7 (87.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Front Office
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Customer Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Customer Service Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) RF Optimisation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Manager
2 1 (12.50%) RF Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Build Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
1 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (50.00%) Huawei
2 4 (50.00%) Nokia
3 1 (12.50%) Ericsson