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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank - 70 -
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.38% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.83% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
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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
101 84 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.95% 10.66% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 48 39
Average daily rate £353 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.87% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Average hourly rate £14.00 £37.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.66% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.00%

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