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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank - - 73
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £265 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.49% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £77.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-67.74% +138.46%
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
116 102 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.64% 11.87% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 63 48
Median daily rate £380 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £210 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 1
Median hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -62.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.72%

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