The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank 39 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing 2G 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 0.40% 0.61% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.94% 2.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £278 £253
% change year-on-year
+12.61% +9.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.25 £37.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+20.66% -21.05%
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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 Warrington region.

Communications & Networking Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
34 40 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 13.77% 24.39% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 3
Average daily rate £375 £305 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% -15.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £270 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £390 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £8.50 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.14%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 2G across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

2G
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

2G Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

2G
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 2G across the Warrington region.

2G Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

2G
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington region citing 2G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 2G.

1 6 (100.00%) 3G
2 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (66.67%) LTE
4 2 (33.33%) 4G
5 1 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (16.67%) 2.5G
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Cramer
5 1 (16.67%) Network Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Huawei
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) SDH
5 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (16.67%) SLA
5 1 (16.67%) Ericsson

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington region citing 2G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 2G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) 3G
2 4 (66.67%) LTE
3 2 (33.33%) 4G
4 1 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (16.67%) 2.5G
4 1 (16.67%) SDH
4 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Transmission Planner
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cramer
1 1 (16.67%) Huawei
1 1 (16.67%) Ericsson