The table below looks at the statistics 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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - 37 -
Contract jobs citing GSM 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon - 0.65% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £265 £305
% change year-on-year
+22.64% -13.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
GSM
South 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 Devon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
39 40 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 14.29% 12.90% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 14
Average daily rate £350 £208 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.67% +18.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £36.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.42% +284.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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

GSM
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

GSM Hourly Rate Trend in Devon