Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 19 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
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 189 179
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 2 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - 0.041% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.24% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
East of England median daily rate - £350 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -6.34%
England median daily rate £390 £290 £273
% change year-on-year +34.48% +6.42% -12.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
East of England median hourly rate - £36.00 -
England median hourly rate - £36.00 £43.78
% change year-on-year - -17.77% +16.75%

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 East of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 937 848 947
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.47% 17.55% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 473 463
East of England median daily rate £370 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.07% -3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £155 £200 £213
90th Percentile £562 £525 £525
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 66 125
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%
10th Percentile £12.60 £12.77 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.40 £43.88 £52.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.43% +14.63% +2.50%

2G
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for 2G in the East of England

2G
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 2G in the East of England

2G
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2G in the East of England