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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
2G
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank - 21 10
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull - 0.81% 6.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.86% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £269
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £301 £268
% change year-on-year
+16.18% +12.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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
60 35 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 38.96% 28.46% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Median daily rate £265 £438 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.42% +59.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £41.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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