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 29 May 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
29 May 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 £270 £150 £260
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -42.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £36.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +13.07%
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
106 68 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 16.49% 7.65% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 33 47
Median daily rate £335 £328 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.29% -12.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £155 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £500 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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

GSM
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for GSM.

1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) Huawei
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Ericsson

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Optimisation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (50.00%) Huawei
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy