The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank - 79 64
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - 0.94% 1.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.70% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £290 £285
% change year-on-year
-8.62% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £77.50 £28.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+169.56% -10.15%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
268 228 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 20.92% 16.50% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 98 87
Average daily rate £375 £360 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £120 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 22
Average hourly rate £18.25 £15.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.74% -58.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £12.80 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.61 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 2G across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

2G
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

2G Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

2G
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 2G across the Surrey region.

2G Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing 2G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 2G.

1 23 (100.00%) 3G
2 19 (82.61%) Ericsson
3 18 (78.26%) Telecoms
3 18 (78.26%) Radio Access Network
4 15 (65.22%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 15 (65.22%) NSN NetAct
4 15 (65.22%) Network Planning
4 15 (65.22%) Nokia
4 15 (65.22%) Perl
4 15 (65.22%) SQL
4 15 (65.22%) Oracle
5 13 (56.52%) Nortel
5 13 (56.52%) LTE
5 13 (56.52%) Oracle Cash Management
6 8 (34.78%) HND
7 7 (30.43%) HNC
7 7 (30.43%) Electronics
8 5 (21.74%) 4G
9 4 (17.39%) MS Access
9 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
10 3 (13.04%) ATM
10 3 (13.04%) DNS
10 3 (13.04%) Cramer
11 2 (8.70%) Huawei
11 2 (8.70%) Wireless
11 2 (8.70%) Back Office
11 2 (8.70%) Software Licensing
12 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
12 1 (4.35%) SLA
12 1 (4.35%) Requirements Engineering

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing 2G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 2G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 13 (56.52%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 23 (100.00%) 3G
2 18 (78.26%) Radio Access Network
3 13 (56.52%) LTE
4 5 (21.74%) 4G
5 3 (13.04%) ATM
5 3 (13.04%) DNS
6 2 (8.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) MS Access
1 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
General
1 18 (78.26%) Telecoms
2 7 (30.43%) Electronics
3 2 (8.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) RAN Engineer
2 11 (47.83%) RAN Configuration Engineer
2 11 (47.83%) Configuration Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) OSS Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Databuild Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Network Planning
2 2 (8.70%) Software Licensing
3 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.35%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) Perl
1 15 (65.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) HND
2 7 (30.43%) HNC
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
Systems Management
1 15 (65.22%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Ericsson
2 15 (65.22%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 15 (65.22%) Nokia
2 15 (65.22%) Oracle
3 13 (56.52%) Nortel
4 3 (13.04%) Cramer
5 2 (8.70%) Huawei