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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank - 26 12
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull - 1.05% 5.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.86% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £265 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £290 £305
% change year-on-year
+31.03% -4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- -58.94%
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
54 70 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 42.19% 36.65% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 4
Median daily rate £525 £413 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +43.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £265 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £453 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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