The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - 35 -
Contract jobs citing GSM 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry - 0.92% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 7.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £260 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £150 £261
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -42.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
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
30 40 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 8.47% 12.27% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 10
Median daily rate £363 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £260 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.66 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.39% -31.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Coventry region citing GSM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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