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 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank - - 67
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £270 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -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
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
129 108 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.13% 12.34% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 77 50
Median daily rate £378 £355 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.33% -8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £233 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £14.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -26.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

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