Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 25 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 > North East
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 119
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - - 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
North East median daily rate - - £406
England median daily rate £390 £290 £275
% change year-on-year +34.48% +5.45% -12.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £45.50 £43.78
% change year-on-year - +3.93% +8.77%

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 North East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 260 726 343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 21.36% 27.18% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 467 172
North East median daily rate £340 £320 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -17.42% +19.23%
10th Percentile £201 £205 £225
90th Percentile £538 £456 £653
England median daily rate £403 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +0.75% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 75 51
North East median hourly rate £14.31 £28.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.89% +16.67% -20.00%
10th Percentile £9.10 £15.00 £11.75
90th Percentile £31.80 £36.00 £43.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.84 £21.00
% change year-on-year -18.11% +8.74% +5.00%

2G
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for 2G in the North East

2G
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 2G in the North East