The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank 142 145 121
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -24
Contract jobs citing 2G 3 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.10% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.69% 1.45% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £285 £270 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -47.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £270 £313
% change year-on-year
- -13.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £122.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £83.14 £43.00
% change year-on-year
-45.27% +93.34%
2G
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
434 483 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.00% 15.31% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 313 160
Median daily rate £380 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 37 21
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.36 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.08% +5.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £9.24 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £150.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

2G Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

2G
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

2G Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

2G
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

2G Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

2G
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
West Yorkshire 0 2 - - 1
2G
England

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for 2G.

1 8 (100.00%) 3G
2 6 (75.00%) 4G
3 4 (50.00%) NSN NetAct
3 4 (50.00%) Amdocs
3 4 (50.00%) GSM
3 4 (50.00%) UMTS
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (37.50%) Change Control
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (12.50%) tcpdump
5 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (12.50%) SLA
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Mapinfo
5 1 (12.50%) Netcool
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Unix
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) GPRS
5 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
5 1 (12.50%) SIGTRAN
5 1 (12.50%) ZigBee
5 1 (12.50%) Fault Management
5 1 (12.50%) LTE
5 1 (12.50%) Smart Meter
5 1 (12.50%) SS7

2G
Top Related IT Skills in 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 8 (100.00%) 3G
2 6 (75.00%) 4G
3 4 (50.00%) GSM
3 4 (50.00%) UMTS
4 1 (12.50%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (12.50%) GPRS
4 1 (12.50%) ISUP
4 1 (12.50%) LTE
4 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (12.50%) SCCP
4 1 (12.50%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (12.50%) SS7
4 1 (12.50%) tcpdump
4 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
4 1 (12.50%) ZigBee
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Radio Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Optimisation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (37.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Fault Management
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (12.50%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Amdocs
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Mapinfo
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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