The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
+26.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.45% -5.33%
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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 Suffolk region.

Communications & Networking Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 21 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 13.78% 11.67% 21.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 37
Average daily rate £375 £263 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -45.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GSM across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within 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