The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
2G
South East / Surrey
Rank 84 81 68
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing 2G 1 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.098% 1.06% 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 3.66% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 9
Median daily rate - £270 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £280 £266
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +5.16%
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 Surrey region.

Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
192 355 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 18.84% 29.05% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 204 137
Median daily rate £380 £385 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% +20.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £235 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 40 11
Median hourly rate £15.00 £43.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.11% +115.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing 2G as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2G within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford -8 1 - -
2G
South East

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 Surrey region with a requirement for 2G.

1 9 (100.00%) 3G
2 6 (66.67%) LTE
3 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
3 5 (55.56%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (44.44%) 4G
4 4 (44.44%) Performance Management
4 4 (44.44%) Huawei
4 4 (44.44%) Ericsson
5 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) Network Planning
5 3 (33.33%) Cramer
5 3 (33.33%) Greenplum
5 3 (33.33%) Microwave Transmission Network Planning
5 3 (33.33%) Nokia Networks
6 2 (22.22%) Samsung
6 2 (22.22%) Network Management
6 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) VoLTE
6 2 (22.22%) Presales
6 2 (22.22%) Network Optimisation
6 2 (22.22%) Radio Network Optimisation
6 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
6 2 (22.22%) Network Design
6 2 (22.22%) HSPA
6 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
6 2 (22.22%) Unix
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) C#
6 2 (22.22%) C++

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) 3G
2 6 (66.67%) LTE
3 5 (55.56%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (44.44%) 4G
5 2 (22.22%) ATM
5 2 (22.22%) DHCP
5 2 (22.22%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
5 2 (22.22%) GPRS
5 2 (22.22%) GSM
5 2 (22.22%) HSPA
5 2 (22.22%) SNMP
5 2 (22.22%) Telnet
5 2 (22.22%) VoLTE
5 2 (22.22%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
General
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Optimisation Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) RAN Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior RAN Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Transmission Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Transmission Planning Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) 3G Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Database Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ETL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) LTE Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) RAN Performance Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Transmission Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Management
2 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 3 (33.33%) Microwave Transmission Network Planning
2 3 (33.33%) Network Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Network Design
3 2 (22.22%) Network Management
3 2 (22.22%) Network Optimisation
3 2 (22.22%) Presales
3 2 (22.22%) Radio Network Optimisation
3 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
3 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) C++
1 2 (22.22%) Perl
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
1 1 (11.11%) PMP
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Ericsson
1 4 (44.44%) Huawei
2 3 (33.33%) Cramer
2 3 (33.33%) Greenplum
2 3 (33.33%) Nokia Networks
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Nortel
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Samsung
4 1 (11.11%) Mapinfo
4 1 (11.11%) Nokia