The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
2G
England / North East
Rank - 75 56
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.84% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £270 £268
% change year-on-year
+29.62% +0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £35.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
163 119 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 18.36% 13.19% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 63 64
Median daily rate £345 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £533 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.20%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing 2G as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

2G
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

2G Daily Rate Trend in the North East