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 24 July 2016 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank 91 91 83
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing 2G 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.32% 0.076% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.67% 0.39% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £318 £210 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.19% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £286 £270 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.01% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £43.78 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-42.89% +34.70%
2G
South East

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
240 256 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.14% 19.39% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 150 107
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 19
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.80% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £12.27 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £47.87 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

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 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 3 £270 -
2G
South East

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 11 (91.67%) 3G
2 10 (83.33%) LTE
3 9 (75.00%) 4G
3 9 (75.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (50.00%) Ericsson
4 6 (50.00%) Nokia
4 6 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
4 6 (50.00%) Huawei
5 5 (41.67%) ITIL
5 5 (41.67%) HNC
5 5 (41.67%) Back Office
5 5 (41.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (41.67%) VoLTE
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (33.33%) HND
6 4 (33.33%) CCNP
6 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 4 (33.33%) Nokia Networks
7 3 (25.00%) ZTE
7 3 (25.00%) User Experience
7 3 (25.00%) Virgin Media
7 3 (25.00%) Arqiva
7 3 (25.00%) Telindus
7 3 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (25.00%) GSM
7 3 (25.00%) UMTS
7 3 (25.00%) Siemens
7 3 (25.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 3 (25.00%) Wireless
7 3 (25.00%) BT

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 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) 3G
2 10 (83.33%) LTE
3 9 (75.00%) 4G
4 6 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (41.67%) VoLTE
6 3 (25.00%) GSM
6 3 (25.00%) UMTS
6 3 (25.00%) Wireless
7 2 (16.67%) WCDMA
8 1 (8.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 9 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (41.67%) Back Office
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Transmission Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Back Office Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (25.00%) RAN Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) IP Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) RAN Performance Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) LTE Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Performance Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (8.33%) RAN Design Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (25.00%) User Experience
3 2 (16.67%) PMI
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
1 5 (41.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (8.33%) Line Management
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) HNC
2 4 (33.33%) CCNP
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) HND
3 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 6 (50.00%) Huawei
1 6 (50.00%) Nokia
2 4 (33.33%) Nokia Networks
3 3 (25.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 3 (25.00%) Arqiva
3 3 (25.00%) BT
3 3 (25.00%) NetCracker
3 3 (25.00%) Siemens
3 3 (25.00%) Telindus
3 3 (25.00%) Virgin Media
3 3 (25.00%) ZTE
4 1 (8.33%) Cramer
4 1 (8.33%) Mapinfo
4 1 (8.33%) NEC
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Tellabs