The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - - 66
Contract jobs citing GSM 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - - 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £315 £308
% change year-on-year
-17.46% +2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
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Scotland

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

Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
71 116 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.32% 14.04% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 58 18
Average daily rate £325 £324 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.38% -0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £223 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

GSM
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

GSM Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow