The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
2G
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 98 107 98
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing 2G 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.21% 0.20% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.35% 1.88% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £290 £268
% change year-on-year
+20.68% +8.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
223 213 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 15.43% 10.81% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 139 161
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% +44.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £20.75 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £45.05 £18.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing 2G as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

2G
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

2G Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

2G
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

2G Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

2G
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2G within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +11 3 - -
2G
Yorkshire

2G
Top 16 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 2G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for 2G.

1 6 (100.00%) 3G
2 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (66.67%) LTE
3 4 (66.67%) Arqiva
4 2 (33.33%) 4G
5 1 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (16.67%) VoLTE
5 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Statistics
5 1 (16.67%) Remedy
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) VBA
5 1 (16.67%) GSM
5 1 (16.67%) UMTS
5 1 (16.67%) Ericsson
5 1 (16.67%) Nokia

2G
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) 3G
2 4 (66.67%) LTE
3 2 (33.33%) 4G
4 1 (16.67%) GSM
4 1 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (16.67%) UMTS
4 1 (16.67%) VoLTE
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Optimisation Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) RAN Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) VoLTE Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) VBA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Arqiva
2 1 (16.67%) Ericsson
2 1 (16.67%) Nokia
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy