The first table below looks at the demand for GSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Borehamwood region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Borehamwood region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 5 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GSM 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Borehamwood 10.00% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
- -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.70% +3.67%
Communications & Networking Category
Borehamwood
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Borehamwood 40.00% 25.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
GSM
Hertfordshire

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Borehamwood

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GSM across the Borehamwood region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Borehamwood

GSM
Daily Rate Trend in Borehamwood

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GSM across the Borehamwood region.

GSM Daily Rate Trend in Borehamwood

GSM
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Borehamwood

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Borehamwood region citing GSM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GSM.

1 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) SMS
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) LTE

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Borehamwood by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Borehamwood region citing GSM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GSM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) SMS
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree