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 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank - 86 -
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.091% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £270 £313
% change year-on-year
- -13.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.78 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.83%
2G
England

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
342 191 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.17% 17.47% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 101 72
Median daily rate £330 £490 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.65% +40.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 16
Median hourly rate £27.00 £14.20 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.14% -48.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £30.25 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

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