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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - - 74
Contract jobs citing GSM 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - - 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £260 £310
% change year-on-year
-42.30% -16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £30.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+22.50% -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
60 80 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.95% 11.28% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 47 33
Average daily rate £330 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £159 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +27.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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