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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
2G
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank - - 4
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull - - 8.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £269
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £270 £269
% change year-on-year
+29.62% +0.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £35.00

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
53 32 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 35.33% 27.12% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 5
Median daily rate £265 £438 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.42% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £438 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £438 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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