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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £256 £261 £260
% change year-on-year
-1.91% +0.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
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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
76 55 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.59% 7.77% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 36 44
Average daily rate £375 £340 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £135 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £68.00 £17.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+300.00% +17.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+49.55% -10.84%

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