Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for 2.5G skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited 2.5G 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.

2.5G
England > South West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 221
Contract jobs citing 2.5G 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - - 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
South West median daily rate - - £400
England median daily rate - - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

2.5G 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 South West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 835 856 871
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.75% 14.72% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 503 480
South West median daily rate £368 £350 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +1.38%
10th Percentile £171 £166 £180
90th Percentile £527 £538 £513
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 84 76
South West median hourly rate £32.50 £31.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.17% -19.75% +82.56%
10th Percentile £12.60 £11.83 £13.58
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.20 £48.60
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.67 £20.50
% change year-on-year -17.50% +10.57% +2.50%

2.5G
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing 2.5G as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for 2.5G in the South West

2.5G
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 2.5G in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for 2.5G in the South West