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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - 31 31
Contract jobs citing GSM 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry - 0.37% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.86% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £268 £273
% change year-on-year
+16.82% -1.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
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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
31 35 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 10.44% 13.11% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 11
Average daily rate £320 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £177 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
Average hourly rate £22.35 £11.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.34% -59.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.41 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.71 £11.50 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.14%

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