Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 80 64
Rank change year-on-year +20 -16 -13
Contract jobs citing 2G 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.14% 0.19% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.35% 2.22% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Coventry median daily rate £260 £260 -
West Midlands median daily rate £260 £260 £267
% change year-on-year - -2.71% +18.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £43.78

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 Coventry with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 74 90 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 10.08% 8.50% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 65 39
Coventry median daily rate £308 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.00% -3.85% +21.88%
10th Percentile £148 £203 £254
90th Percentile £492 £533 £520
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £381 £350
% change year-on-year -1.64% +8.93% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 4
Coventry median hourly rate £14.00 £38.00 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.16% +223.40% -62.70%
10th Percentile £10.50 £16.15 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.50 £39.20 £20.98
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.49 £21.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.84% +21.43% -12.50%

2G
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing 2G as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

Job vacancy trend for 2G in Coventry

2G
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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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%) Ethernet
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
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
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