The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Glasgow region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - 70 -
Contract jobs citing GSM 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.24% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £308 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.53% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
107 56 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 14.32% 6.68% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 27 21
Average daily rate £324 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £250 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 - £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 - £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
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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