The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Surrey / Guildford
Rank - 13 20
Contract jobs citing GSM 0 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - 9.24% 3.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 20.37% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £315 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £320 £265
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +20.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £41.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 54 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 25.81% 45.38% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 32
Median daily rate £358 £325 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £228 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 0
Median hourly rate £11.40 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.17% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Guildford region citing GSM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

GSM
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

GSM Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

GSM
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

GSM Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GSM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Guildford region with a requirement for GSM.

1 3 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (66.67%) Network Management
2 2 (66.67%) VoLTE
2 2 (66.67%) Network Optimisation
2 2 (66.67%) Radio Network Optimisation
2 2 (66.67%) ATM
2 2 (66.67%) GPRS
2 2 (66.67%) WCDMA
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) 2G
2 2 (66.67%) 3G
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Resource Management
2 2 (66.67%) HSPA
2 2 (66.67%) LTE
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia Networks
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Greenplum
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (66.67%) 2G
2 2 (66.67%) 3G
2 2 (66.67%) ATM
2 2 (66.67%) GPRS
2 2 (66.67%) HSPA
2 2 (66.67%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) VoLTE
2 2 (66.67%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Optimisation Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) RAN Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior RAN Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Network Management
1 2 (66.67%) Network Optimisation
1 2 (66.67%) Radio Network Optimisation
1 2 (66.67%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) eTOM
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Ericsson
1 1 (33.33%) Greenplum
1 1 (33.33%) Huawei
1 1 (33.33%) Mapinfo
1 1 (33.33%) Nokia Networks