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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 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
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £256 £261
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% +2.85%
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
36 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 15.06% 10.60% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 16
Average daily rate £363 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +72.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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