The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - 26 27
Contract jobs citing GSM 0 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry - 2.30% 2.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 15.56% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
+32.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+8.45% -8.38%
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West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
46 45 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 13.03% 14.80% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 23
Average daily rate £320 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £186 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 8
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £36.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.97 - £18.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

GSM
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

GSM Daily Rate Trend in Coventry