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 24 July 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
24 Jul 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 £273 £260 £305
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +20.00%
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
84 73 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.96% 8.42% 14.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 25 58
Median daily rate £300 £353 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +17.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £450 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Median hourly rate £43.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.75% -11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

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