The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
England / East Midlands
Rank - 94 82
Contract jobs citing GSM 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - 0.34% 0.069%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.23% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -13.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
192 224 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.98% 15.17% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 124 95
Median daily rate £300 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 16
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.45 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.50 £23.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing GSM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

GSM
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

GSM Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

GSM
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

GSM Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

GSM
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GSM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for GSM.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) LabVIEW
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Telematics
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) PCB Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) PCB Layout Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Electronics Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior PCB Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) EMC