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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - £400
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
347 214 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.42% 8.71% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 97 105
Average daily rate £324 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £158 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £403 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 30
Average hourly rate £17.50 £32.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.31% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £9.32 £13.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £32.10 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%