The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - 45 -
Contract jobs citing GSM 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 0.67% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £313 £309
% change year-on-year
-16.80% +1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -13.33%
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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 Gloucestershire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
57 91 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.08% 20.31% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 50 16
Average daily rate £415 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Average hourly rate £23.75 £37.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £26.05 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £190.00 £21.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+11.10% -21.56%

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GSM across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

GSM
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GSM across the Gloucestershire region.

GSM Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

GSM
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GSM across the Gloucestershire region.

GSM Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire