The first table below looks at the demand for GSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Devon region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - 29 -
Contract jobs citing GSM 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon - 1.07% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 7.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.88% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.70% +3.67%
Communications & Networking Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
44 28 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 16.60% 14.97% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 13
Average daily rate £250 £263 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £161 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £268 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £40.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.90% +268.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
GSM
South West

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GSM across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

GSM
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GSM across the Devon region.

GSM Daily Rate Trend in Devon