Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 17 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 152 154
Rank change year-on-year +11 +2 -27
Contract jobs citing 2G 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.068% 0.084% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.51% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Manchester median daily rate - - £148
North West median daily rate - £260 £220
% change year-on-year - +18.18% -16.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Manchester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 399 587 465
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.51% 16.36% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 335 253
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £115 £210 £208
90th Percentile £538 £546 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £408 £375
% change year-on-year -1.84% +8.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 28 34
Manchester median hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £13.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +15.05% -17.03%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.05 £10.65
90th Percentile £41.00 £40.00 £31.80
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% -5.88% -10.53%

2G
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for 2G in Manchester

2G
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 2G in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 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 Manchester region with a requirement for 2G.

1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) Strategic Thinking
2 1 (50.00%) Radio Network Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) VoLTE
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) RNC
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (50.00%) Mapinfo

2G
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) RNC
2 1 (50.00%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Radio Planner
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Network Optimisation
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Radio Network Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Strategic Thinking
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Mapinfo