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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2.5G over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2.5G
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing 2.5G 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 £300
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
2.5G
UK

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
317 311 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.85% 9.53% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 127 194
Median daily rate £350 £313 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £171 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 10
Median hourly rate £40.50 £12.35 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+227.93% -29.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.35 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £25.00 £27.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%