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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank 14 3 21
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +18
Contract jobs citing 2G 6 38 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 4.03% 18.36% 3.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.63% 42.70% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 0
Average daily rate - £260 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £266 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.40% -15.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.45 -
2G
Berkshire

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
41 89 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 27.52% 43.00% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 41 19
Average daily rate £313 £283 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.61% -31.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £188 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £370 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) 3G
2 8 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 8 (57.14%) Huawei
2 8 (57.14%) 4G
3 6 (42.86%) LTE
4 4 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (28.57%) Network Planning
5 3 (21.43%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (14.29%) VoLTE
6 2 (14.29%) Node B
6 2 (14.29%) RNC
6 2 (14.29%) Nokia
7 1 (7.14%) Mapinfo
7 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.14%) Logistics
7 1 (7.14%) Wireless
7 1 (7.14%) Back Office
7 1 (7.14%) C
7 1 (7.14%) XML
7 1 (7.14%) DNS
7 1 (7.14%) SLA
7 1 (7.14%) Cisco
7 1 (7.14%) Juniper
7 1 (7.14%) Ericsson
7 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
7 1 (7.14%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (7.14%) Fault Analysis

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) 3G
2 8 (57.14%) 4G
3 6 (42.86%) LTE
4 4 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (14.29%) Node B
5 2 (14.29%) RNC
5 2 (14.29%) VoLTE
6 1 (7.14%) DNS
6 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) 3G Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Optimisation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Design Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) RAN Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 4G Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Back Office Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Databuild Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) LTE Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Network Planning
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Logistics
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Huawei
2 2 (14.29%) Nokia
2 2 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Ericsson
3 1 (7.14%) Juniper
3 1 (7.14%) Mapinfo