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 30 March 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
30 Mar 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 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -0.70%
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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
20 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 9.43% 9.72% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 13
Average daily rate £250 £353 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.07% +38.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £11.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.94 - £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.30 - £12.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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