The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 78 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing GSM 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.28% 0.15% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.60% 0.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £263 £255 £261
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% +2.85%
GSM
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
187 241 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.58% 18.30% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 89 57
Median daily rate £410 £381 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.54% +17.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 7
Median hourly rate £15.25 £26.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.34% +65.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £25.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing GSM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

GSM
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

GSM Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

GSM
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GSM across the Buckinghamshire region.

GSM Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

GSM
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GSM 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for GSM.

1 3 (100.00%) UMTS
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) Fault Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) GPRS
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (33.33%) Netcool
3 1 (33.33%) 3G
3 1 (33.33%) 2G
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Traffica
3 1 (33.33%) 4G
3 1 (33.33%) SQL

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Traffica
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
1 3 (100.00%) UMTS
2 1 (33.33%) 2G
2 1 (33.33%) 3G
2 1 (33.33%) 4G
2 1 (33.33%) GPRS
2 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Network Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Network Performance Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Fault Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Netcool