The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - 84 -
Contract jobs citing GSM 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.19% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £255 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £281 £263 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -21.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £24.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+63.26% -37.97%
GSM
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 North East region.

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
377 179 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 29.25% 17.28% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 85 56
Median daily rate £295 £340 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.23% -2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 26 6
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.58 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.71% +15.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £35.65 £32.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

GSM
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

GSM Daily Rate Trend in the North East

GSM
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

GSM Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 North East region with a requirement for GSM.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) SDH
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) IPv4
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) Mapinfo
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) MegaStream
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (100.00%) VoLTE
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Tellabs
1 1 (100.00%) Virgin Media
1 1 (100.00%) Planning and Forecasting

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) IPv4
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) MegaStream
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (100.00%) SDH
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) VoLTE
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Transmission Planner
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Planning and Forecasting
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) Mapinfo
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Tellabs
1 1 (100.00%) Virgin Media