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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - 58 60
Contract jobs citing GSM 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.32% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.45% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+27.50% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.45% -11.25%
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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
89 58 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.03% 9.16% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 28 34
Average daily rate £325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £151 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -25.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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