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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank - 75 -
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.43% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £406 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £270 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £43.78 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-42.89% +34.70%
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
523 140 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 34.59% 15.09% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 62 51
Median daily rate £295 £294 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.34% -11.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 24 3
Median hourly rate £28.00 £18.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £27.50 £30.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

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