The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing GSM 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £225 £263
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £36.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.12% +22.50%
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 Suffolk region.

Communications & Networking Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
48 23 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 18.46% 10.85% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 7 23
Median daily rate £500 £250 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £30.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +110.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

GSM
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

GSM Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk