The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 27 June 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 - 88
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing 2G 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.065% - 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% - 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £255
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £290 £268
% change year-on-year +9.48% +8.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £77.50
% change year-on-year - -67.74%  

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 East Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 178 185 198
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 11.57% 11.96% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 120 117
Median daily rate £313 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.47% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 9
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.06% -51.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £20.00 £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

2G
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 East Midlands

2G
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 2G in the East Midlands

2G
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2G within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
Leicestershire - 1 - - 1
2G
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for 2G.

1 4 (80.00%) 3G
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Ericsson
3 2 (40.00%) Nokia
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) Nortel
3 2 (40.00%) NEC
3 2 (40.00%) RNC
3 2 (40.00%) Huawei
3 2 (40.00%) 4G

2G
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 4 (80.00%) 3G
2 2 (40.00%) 4G
2 2 (40.00%) RNC
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3G Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 4G Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Field Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Ericsson
2 2 (40.00%) Huawei
2 2 (40.00%) NEC
2 2 (40.00%) Nokia
2 2 (40.00%) Nortel