The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 122 113 91
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -22
Contract jobs citing GSM 2 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.095% 0.15% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.68% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£498 £310 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.48% +13.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £315 £308
% change year-on-year
-17.46% +2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
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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 Hampshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
400 442 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 18.97% 21.61% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 241 156
Average daily rate £388 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £195 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 34 36
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +41.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

GSM
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

GSM Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

GSM
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

GSM Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

GSM
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing GSM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GSM.

1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (33.33%) RNC
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) WFM
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 2 (33.33%) LTE
2 2 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (33.33%) Line Management
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) ATM
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) SDH
2 2 (33.33%) 3GPP
2 2 (33.33%) UMTS
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (33.33%) B2B
2 2 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (33.33%) Ericsson
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing GSM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GSM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) ATM
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) SDH
1 2 (33.33%) 3GPP
1 2 (33.33%) UMTS
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless
1 2 (33.33%) RNC
1 2 (33.33%) LTE
1 2 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
General
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Field Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile Solutions Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Lead Architect
4 1 (16.67%) OSS Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) CRM
1 2 (33.33%) B2B
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (33.33%) WFM
1 2 (33.33%) Time Management
1 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Line Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Ericsson
1 2 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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