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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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 £260 £315 £308
% change year-on-year
-17.46% +2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
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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
20 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cumbria 12.74% 4.55% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 6
Average daily rate £350 £400 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +77.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £400 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £400 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%