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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 20 17 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Contract jobs citing GSM 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.27% 2.06% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.98% 5.41% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £280 - £318
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £288 £313
% change year-on-year
+26.08% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +16.92%
GSM
Surrey

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
43 37 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 32.58% 38.14% 32.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 38
Median daily rate £303 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £17.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 6 December 2016, 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 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (75.00%) LTE
1 3 (75.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (50.00%) HSPA
2 2 (50.00%) Network Optimisation
2 2 (50.00%) Radio Network Optimisation
2 2 (50.00%) Network Management
2 2 (50.00%) VoLTE
2 2 (50.00%) WCDMA
2 2 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (50.00%) 2G
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) ATM
2 2 (50.00%) GPRS
2 2 (50.00%) 3G
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) RTP
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) PBX
3 1 (25.00%) UMTS
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion

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 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LTE
1 3 (75.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (50.00%) 2G
2 2 (50.00%) 3G
2 2 (50.00%) ATM
2 2 (50.00%) GPRS
2 2 (50.00%) HSPA
2 2 (50.00%) VoLTE
2 2 (50.00%) WCDMA
3 1 (25.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (25.00%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (25.00%) PBX
3 1 (25.00%) RANAP
3 1 (25.00%) RTP
3 1 (25.00%) UMTS
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) GCC
1 1 (25.00%) GDB
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Trac
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Optimisation Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) RAN Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior RAN Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (25.00%) STL
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Network Management
1 2 (50.00%) Network Optimisation
1 2 (50.00%) Radio Network Optimisation
1 2 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Cross-Platform Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (25.00%) Greenplum
1 1 (25.00%) Huawei
1 1 (25.00%) Mapinfo
1 1 (25.00%) Nokia Networks