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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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 £260 £334 £250
% change year-on-year
-22.09% +33.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £38.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-40.90% +8.45%
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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
25 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 9.69% 11.95% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 11
Average daily rate £300 £375 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

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