The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hemel Hempstead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 10 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GSM 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 6.25% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £334 £250
% change year-on-year
-22.09% +33.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £38.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-40.90% +8.45%
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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 Hemel Hempstead region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hemel Hempstead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 28.13% 19.79% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 3
Average daily rate £350 £400 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £400 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

GSM
Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

GSM Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hemel Hempstead 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 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) UMTS
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) LTE
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Data Management
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (28.57%) Logistics
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 2 (28.57%) Process Management
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) ISEB
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) 3G
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) SLA
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) 4G
5 1 (14.29%) User Stories
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (14.29%) 2G

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hemel Hempstead 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 4 (57.14%) UMTS
2 3 (42.86%) LTE
3 1 (14.29%) 4G
3 1 (14.29%) 3G
3 1 (14.29%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Process Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) Logistics
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) SAP