Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for 2G skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited 2G over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

2G
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 225 232
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.016% 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.12% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
City of London median daily rate - - £305
Central London median daily rate - £393 £305
% change year-on-year - +28.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

2G is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 750 860 811
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.63% 13.86% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 660 602
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.12%
10th Percentile £225 £306 £238
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 21
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.92 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.66% -2.83% +9.63%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.33 £14.25
90th Percentile £22.55 £55.00 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -13.16% -2.56% +4.28%

2G
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing 2G as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for 2G in the City of London

2G
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 2G in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for 2G in the City of London