The table below looks at the statistics for 2.5G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2.5G over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2.5G
Rank - - 119
Contract jobs citing 2.5G 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £395 - £240
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
281 399 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.52% 14.67% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 219 132
Average daily rate £300 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -30.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £16.00 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%