The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Warrington region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank 30 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing 2G 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 2.08% 1.10% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 6.67% -
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 £315 £273 £280
% change year-on-year
+15.59% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Communications & Networking Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 16.67% 16.48% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 3
Average daily rate £290 £288 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% +9.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £34.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.11% +209.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
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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 9 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4 (100.00%) 3G
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (100.00%) LTE
2 1 (25.00%) 4G
2 1 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (25.00%) Huawei
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) Ericsson

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4 (100.00%) 3G
1 4 (100.00%) LTE
2 1 (25.00%) 4G
2 1 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (25.00%) Huawei