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 30 May 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
30 May 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 -
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
551 321 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.11% 10.92% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 142 180
Median daily rate £330 £337 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £158 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 19 19
Median hourly rate £38.00 £31.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.68% +51.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £13.25 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.75 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%