The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cumbria region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing GSM 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cumbria - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £250 £245
% change year-on-year
+26.50% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.45% +1.42%
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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 Cumbria region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cumbria
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cumbria 12.70% 37.50% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
Average daily rate £165 £225 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £138 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £275 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £17.01 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.02% +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%