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 3 months to 24 April 2017 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
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 197
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - - 0.055%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £265 £270
% change year-on-year +3.77% -1.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £37.70
% change year-on-year - -33.67%  

2G is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 342 411 761
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.72% 11.81% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 312 559
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £296 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £573 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +5.86% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 11
Median hourly rate £24.86 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.03 £17.80 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £29.30 £19.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -31.57% +16.66%  

2G
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing 2G as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 City of London region with a requirement for 2G.

1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) G Suite
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (100.00%) Google Drive

2G
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) G Suite
1 1 (100.00%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Google