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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank - - 75
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- -58.94%
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
350 141 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.51% 14.61% 18.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 69 89
Median daily rate £338 £438 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £241 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 12
Median hourly rate £28.00 £16.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.60 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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