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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - - 24
Contract jobs citing GSM 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry - - 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £305 £270
% change year-on-year
-13.93% +12.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
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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
21 34 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 8.14% 12.10% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 5
Average daily rate £310 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £338 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £22.35 £11.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.34% -64.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%

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