The first table below looks at the demand for 2G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Wiltshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank - 49 57
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire - 0.43% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.28% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £285 £270
% change year-on-year
+1.75% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.24%
Communications & Networking Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
118 61 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 16.57% 13.15% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 44 38
Average daily rate £340 £416 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.22% +18.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £185 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £445 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 12
Average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
2G
South West

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

2G Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

2G
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

2G Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

2G
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

2G Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

2G
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 3 (100.00%) 3G
2 2 (66.67%) Ericsson
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) LTE

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 3 (100.00%) 3G
2 1 (33.33%) LTE
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Databuild Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Optimisation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Ericsson