The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 11 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing GSM 8 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 5.71% 0.76% 2.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.67% 3.57% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£310 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £263 £308
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -14.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.00%
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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 Newbury region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
30 28 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 21.43% 21.21% 33.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 23
Average daily rate £310 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.00%

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

GSM
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

GSM Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

GSM
Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

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

GSM Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 49 (94.23%) Telecoms
2 35 (67.31%) UMTS
3 29 (55.77%) 4G
4 27 (51.92%) LTE
5 23 (44.23%) GPRS
5 23 (44.23%) 3G
6 20 (38.46%) 2G
7 19 (36.54%) Network Planning
7 19 (36.54%) Wireless
8 16 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
8 16 (30.77%) VoLTE
9 15 (28.85%) Ericsson
10 14 (26.92%) SLA
10 14 (26.92%) HP
11 13 (25.00%) SDH
11 13 (25.00%) CDMA2000
11 13 (25.00%) MPLS
11 13 (25.00%) DSL
11 13 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (25.00%) WiMAX
11 13 (25.00%) HSPA
11 13 (25.00%) GPON
12 11 (21.15%) Radio Access Network
12 11 (21.15%) Actix
13 10 (19.23%) Project Management
14 9 (17.31%) C
14 9 (17.31%) Huawei
14 9 (17.31%) Wireshark
15 8 (15.38%) SIGTRAN
15 8 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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.

Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 35 (67.31%) UMTS
2 29 (55.77%) 4G
3 27 (51.92%) LTE
4 23 (44.23%) GPRS
4 23 (44.23%) 3G
5 20 (38.46%) 2G
6 19 (36.54%) Wireless
7 16 (30.77%) VoLTE
8 13 (25.00%) HSPA
8 13 (25.00%) GPON
8 13 (25.00%) WiMAX
8 13 (25.00%) CDMA2000
8 13 (25.00%) MPLS
8 13 (25.00%) DSL
8 13 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
8 13 (25.00%) SDH
9 11 (21.15%) Radio Access Network
10 9 (17.31%) Wireshark
11 8 (15.38%) SIGTRAN
11 8 (15.38%) Diameter Protocol
General
1 49 (94.23%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.62%) Billing
3 1 (1.92%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) Tester
2 8 (15.38%) Radio Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) Technical Tester
4 6 (11.54%) Design Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Test Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Telecoms Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Mobile Tester
8 2 (3.85%) Coordinator
8 2 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Project Coordinator
9 1 (1.92%) Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Test Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) RAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) UNIX
1 2 (3.85%) Solaris
1 2 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) Network Planning
2 10 (19.23%) Project Management
3 8 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
4 7 (13.46%) Logistics
5 6 (11.54%) Test Management
5 6 (11.54%) Test Planning
5 6 (11.54%) Validation
5 6 (11.54%) Network Design
6 5 (9.62%) Test Automation
7 4 (7.69%) CRM
7 4 (7.69%) Test Scripting
8 2 (3.85%) Performance Management
8 2 (3.85%) Supplier Management
8 2 (3.85%) Software Testing
8 2 (3.85%) Network Architecture
8 2 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) C
2 1 (1.92%) Perl
2 1 (1.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) ISEB
2 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.92%) SLA
Systems Management
1 16 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (15.38%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) Ericsson
2 14 (26.92%) HP
3 11 (21.15%) Actix
4 9 (17.31%) Huawei
5 3 (5.77%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (3.85%) SAP
7 1 (1.92%) NetHawk
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