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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank 90 81 84
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing 2G 1 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.075% 0.47% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 2.97% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£210 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £310 £273
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +13.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.78 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.08% -
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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
260 202 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.40% 15.96% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 103 123
Average daily rate £350 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 27
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% -49.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+11.10% -21.56%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (100.00%) 3G
2 4 (80.00%) Ericsson
2 4 (80.00%) Nokia
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (80.00%) Network Planning
2 4 (80.00%) LTE
2 4 (80.00%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (80.00%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (60.00%) Nortel
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (60.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 3 (60.00%) HNC
3 3 (60.00%) HND
3 3 (60.00%) Electronics
4 1 (20.00%) MS Access
4 1 (20.00%) 4G
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (60.00%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) 3G
2 4 (80.00%) LTE
2 4 (80.00%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (20.00%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MS Access
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) RAN Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) RAN Configuration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Radio Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) HNC
1 3 (60.00%) HND
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) Ericsson
1 4 (80.00%) Nokia
2 3 (60.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 3 (60.00%) Nortel