The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cumbria region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £268 £260 £305
% change year-on-year
+2.88% -14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £36.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +15.20%
GSM
North West

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
4 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cumbria 12.50% 14.10% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 16 1
Median daily rate - £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £29.68 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.86% -6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%