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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - 35 -
Contract jobs citing GSM 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry - 1.81% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 10.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £260 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £256 £261
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% +2.85%
GSM
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
39 56 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 10.21% 16.87% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 12
Average daily rate £450 £260 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £208 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £410 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.66 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.39% -31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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