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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 54 62 59
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing GSM 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.60% 0.52% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.25% 1.90% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £270 £225 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £150 £260
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -42.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £36.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +13.07%
GSM
East of England

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
123 211 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.47% 27.62% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 94 58
Median daily rate £425 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £430 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 7
Median hourly rate £17.50 £10.75 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.79% +2.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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

GSM
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GSM within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead +1 4 £270 -5.26%
GSM
East of England

GSM
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for GSM.

1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 4 (80.00%) SAP
2 4 (80.00%) UMTS
2 4 (80.00%) SLA
2 4 (80.00%) Logistics
3 2 (40.00%) Dependency Management
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Process Management
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) UMTS
2 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Implementation Controller
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Project Controller
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Logistics
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Dependency Management
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Process Management
3 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft