The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing GSM 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £281 £260 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.17% -21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £32.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+24.61% -15.58%
GSM
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
76 75 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.82% 8.48% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 29 56
Median daily rate £275 £325 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +12.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £43.00 £12.35 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+248.17% -29.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing GSM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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