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 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £265 £265 £290
% change year-on-year
- -8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -
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
35 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 25.55% 15.19% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Median daily rate £375 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £13.87 £10.02 £12.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.42% -17.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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

2G
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing 2G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Solihull region with a requirement for 2G.

1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) Amdocs
1 1 (100.00%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Amdocs