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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank 87 81 61
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -20
Contract jobs citing 2G 7 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.49% 1.06% 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.36% 6.75% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate
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- - £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £290 £288
% change year-on-year
-8.62% +0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.70 - £32.00
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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
296 237 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 20.61% 15.66% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 101 105
Average daily rate £343 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.86% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £123 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £514 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.06% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 17 April 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 25 (100.00%) 3G
2 21 (84.00%) Ericsson
3 20 (80.00%) Radio Access Network
4 19 (76.00%) Telecoms
5 17 (68.00%) Perl
5 17 (68.00%) SQL
5 17 (68.00%) Oracle
6 16 (64.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 15 (60.00%) NSN NetAct
7 15 (60.00%) Network Planning
7 15 (60.00%) Nokia
8 14 (56.00%) Nortel
8 14 (56.00%) LTE
9 13 (52.00%) Oracle Cash Management
10 8 (32.00%) HND
11 7 (28.00%) HNC
11 7 (28.00%) Electronics
12 6 (24.00%) 4G
13 4 (16.00%) DNS
13 4 (16.00%) MS Access
13 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
14 3 (12.00%) ATM
14 3 (12.00%) Cramer
14 3 (12.00%) Huawei
15 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
15 2 (8.00%) Greenplum
15 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
15 2 (8.00%) Software Licensing
15 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
15 2 (8.00%) Wireless

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 25 (100.00%) 3G
2 20 (80.00%) Radio Access Network
3 14 (56.00%) LTE
4 6 (24.00%) 4G
5 4 (16.00%) DNS
6 3 (12.00%) ATM
7 2 (8.00%) Wireless
8 1 (4.00%) Telnet
8 1 (4.00%) GSM
8 1 (4.00%) DHCP
8 1 (4.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) MS Access
1 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 19 (76.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (28.00%) Electronics
3 2 (8.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) RAN Engineer
2 11 (44.00%) Configuration Engineer
2 11 (44.00%) RAN Configuration Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) OSS Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Databuild Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Designer
5 1 (4.00%) Database Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) UNIX
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Network Planning
2 2 (8.00%) ETL
2 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (8.00%) Software Licensing
3 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.00%) Validation
3 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (4.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (4.00%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) Perl
1 17 (68.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) C++
2 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) HND
2 7 (28.00%) HNC
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 15 (60.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) Ericsson
2 17 (68.00%) Oracle
3 16 (64.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 15 (60.00%) Nokia
5 14 (56.00%) Nortel
6 3 (12.00%) Cramer
6 3 (12.00%) Huawei
7 2 (8.00%) Greenplum
7 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.00%) Business Objects
8 1 (4.00%) Talend