The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 28 March 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
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 28
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry - - 2.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £265 £260
% change year-on-year +32.07% +1.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £35.00

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 Coventry with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 39 43 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 11.11% 11.88% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 23
Median daily rate £450 £450 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +73.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £310 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.80% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

2G
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 Coventry

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 2G in Coventry

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2G in Coventry

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Top 6 Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Coventry region with a requirement for 2G.

1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Cramer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Planning
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Microwave Transmission Network Planning

2G
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Transmission Planner
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Microwave Transmission Network Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Network Planning
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cramer