The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank - 66 -
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.63% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £315 £273
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +15.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.78 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+34.70% -7.14%
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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 Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
105 87 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.90% 11.03% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 50 48
Average daily rate £355 £400 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £19.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £19.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £19.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 2G across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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