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 20 April 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
20 Apr 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 £255 £260 £265
% change year-on-year
-1.92% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -0.70%
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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
10 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cumbria 10.00% 14.04% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate £500 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 0
Average hourly rate £49.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%