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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank 61 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing 2G 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.15% 0.52% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.47% 3.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£403 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £310 £293
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +5.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 - £33.50
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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
68 96 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 10.51% 16.78% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 50 25
Average daily rate £298 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £385 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 3
Average hourly rate £26.75 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £14.00 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £34.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Toad
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle OWB
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (100.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle OWB
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Toad
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst Developer
1 2 (100.00%) ETL Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle