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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank - 69 -
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.35% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £388 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £265 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.49% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £77.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-67.74% +138.46%
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
611 135 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 37.48% 15.85% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 63 47
Median daily rate £300 £285 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £248 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £350 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 23 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £16.16 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.26% +61.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.72%

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

2G
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 North East region with a requirement for 2G.

1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel
1 1 (100.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) Siemens
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) DWDM
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) NEC
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) NetCracker
1 1 (100.00%) RNC
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) ZTE
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia Networks
1 1 (100.00%) Virgin Media
1 1 (100.00%) Arqiva
1 1 (100.00%) Telindus
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines

2G
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) DWDM
1 1 (100.00%) RNC
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Field Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 1 (100.00%) Arqiva
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) NEC
1 1 (100.00%) NetCracker
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia Networks
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel
1 1 (100.00%) Siemens
1 1 (100.00%) Telindus
1 1 (100.00%) Virgin Media
1 1 (100.00%) ZTE