The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank - 24 5
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull - 1.21% 12.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.00% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £270
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £270 £313
% change year-on-year
- -13.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.78 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.83%
2G
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Solihull region.

Communications & Networking Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
59 50 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 46.83% 30.30% 34.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 4
Median daily rate £420 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Solihull region citing 2G as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

2G
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 2G across the Solihull region.

2G Daily Rate Trend in Solihull