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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - - 60
Contract jobs citing GSM 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - - 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £250 £240
% change year-on-year
+33.50% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.45% +1.42%
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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
107 28 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.30% 4.24% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 14 24
Average daily rate £288 £325 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.41% +19.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £103 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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