The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury 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)
Berkshire / Newbury
Rank 17 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing GSM 1 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 1.28% 0.65% 3.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.76% 2.17% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £225 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -31.29%
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 Newbury region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
21 46 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 26.92% 29.68% 32.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 31
Median daily rate £450 £313 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% +20.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £300 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
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 Newbury

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newbury region citing GSM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Newbury region with a requirement for GSM.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Management

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Implementation Controller
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft