The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank - - 69
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £265 £265 £290
% change year-on-year
- -8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £77.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-67.74% +169.56%
2G
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
100 83 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.12% 10.41% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 44 56
Median daily rate £390 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -62.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing 2G as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

2G
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 2G across the Wales region.

2G Daily Rate Trend in Wales