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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank 75 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing 2G 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.43% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.94% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£406 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £310 £273
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +13.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.78 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.08% -
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
136 76 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 14.62% 14.45% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 53 12
Average daily rate £294 £331 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.17% -5.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 3 10
Average hourly rate £24.00 £13.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -58.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £10.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £30.60 £32.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+11.10% -21.56%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 2G across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2G within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 4 £406 -
2G
England

2G
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (60.00%) ETL
1 3 (60.00%) Toad
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle OWB
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (60.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Coaching
2 2 (40.00%) 4G
2 2 (40.00%) Fault Management
2 2 (40.00%) RNC
2 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (40.00%) Ericsson
2 2 (40.00%) 3G
2 2 (40.00%) ATM
2 2 (40.00%) SDH
2 2 (40.00%) Ethernet

2G
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 2 (40.00%) ATM
1 2 (40.00%) SDH
1 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (40.00%) 3G
1 2 (40.00%) RNC
1 2 (40.00%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle OWB
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Toad
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) ETL Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ETL
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Coaching
2 2 (40.00%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Ericsson