The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Surrey region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank 79 81 91
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs citing 2G 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.40% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.50% 1.03% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £273 £280
% change year-on-year
+15.59% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
200 194 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 16.16% 15.79% 16.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 119 94
Average daily rate £360 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 39
Average hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
2G
South East

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 23 July 2014, 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 21 (100.00%) 3G
2 19 (90.48%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 17 (80.95%) Radio Access Network
4 14 (66.67%) LTE
5 13 (61.90%) Ericsson
6 9 (42.86%) Nortel
6 9 (42.86%) Mapinfo
6 9 (42.86%) Huawei
7 8 (38.10%) NSN NetAct
7 8 (38.10%) Relational Database
8 7 (33.33%) 4G
8 7 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (33.33%) Telnet
8 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
8 7 (33.33%) SNMP
8 7 (33.33%) Perl
8 7 (33.33%) MySQL
8 7 (33.33%) Oracle
8 7 (33.33%) XML
8 7 (33.33%) UNIX
9 6 (28.57%) C#
9 6 (28.57%) C++
9 6 (28.57%) Java
9 6 (28.57%) ETL
9 6 (28.57%) Greenplum
9 6 (28.57%) Talend Open Studio
9 6 (28.57%) Talend
10 5 (23.81%) Ethernet
11 4 (19.05%) Validation
11 4 (19.05%) Web Development

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (9.52%) MS Office
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) 3G
2 17 (80.95%) Radio Access Network
3 14 (66.67%) LTE
4 7 (33.33%) 4G
4 7 (33.33%) Telnet
4 7 (33.33%) SNMP
5 5 (23.81%) Ethernet
6 3 (14.29%) ATM
6 3 (14.29%) SDH
6 3 (14.29%) MPLS
7 2 (9.52%) DHCP
7 2 (9.52%) DNS
8 1 (4.76%) 2.5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) Relational Database
2 7 (33.33%) MySQL
2 7 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) RAN Engineer
1 8 (38.10%) Databuild Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Transmission Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Design Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Transmission Design Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Telecoms Developer
5 1 (4.76%) OSS Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Change Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Database Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Perl Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Telecoms Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) OSS Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Transmission Planning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) XML
2 4 (19.05%) .NET
2 4 (19.05%) J2EE
3 1 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) PMI
1 1 (4.76%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ETL
2 4 (19.05%) Validation
2 4 (19.05%) Web Development
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.76%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (4.76%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Perl
2 6 (28.57%) C#
2 6 (28.57%) C++
2 6 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) CCNP
1 1 (4.76%) CCNA
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 13 (61.90%) Ericsson
3 9 (42.86%) Mapinfo
3 9 (42.86%) Huawei
3 9 (42.86%) Nortel
4 7 (33.33%) Oracle
5 6 (28.57%) Greenplum
5 6 (28.57%) Talend
6 3 (14.29%) Nokia
7 2 (9.52%) Business Objects
7 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.76%) BT
8 1 (4.76%) NEC
8 1 (4.76%) Cramer
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