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 31 August 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
31 Aug 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 £260 £334
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -22.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £32.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -15.58%
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
18 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 8.49% 10.04% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 20
Median daily rate £500 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £505 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.86 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -4.33%

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