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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - - 72
Contract jobs citing GSM 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - - 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £263 £308
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -14.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.00%
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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
57 101 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.73% 13.20% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 58 30
Average daily rate £325 £358 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £245 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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