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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank 30 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing 2G 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 2.06% 0.95% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£245 £270 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £273 £250
% change year-on-year
+14.67% +9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+91.11% -35.71%
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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
35 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 14.40% 12.38% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 4
Average daily rate £280 £390 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +48.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £280 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £34.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.11% +177.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £34.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.05 £34.00 £13.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 10 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (100.00%) 3G
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (80.00%) LTE
3 2 (40.00%) 4G
4 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Huawei

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (100.00%) 3G
2 4 (80.00%) LTE
3 2 (40.00%) 4G
4 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (20.00%) Huawei