The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank - 50 -
Contract jobs citing GSM 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.17% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £310 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £330 £264
% change year-on-year
-15.21% +25.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £45.00
% 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 Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
134 116 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.14% 20.28% 15.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 40 39
Median daily rate £300 £450 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £321 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 19
Median hourly rate £41.13 £21.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.83% -29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £27.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

GSM
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

GSM Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

GSM
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

GSM Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire