The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 93 79 93
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Contract jobs citing GSM 1 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.077% 0.69% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 3.25% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £320 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £150 £260
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -42.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £36.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +13.07%
GSM
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
290 277 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 22.39% 21.34% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 162 94
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 23
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.02% +30.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.41 £13.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.20 £50.61 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing GSM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

GSM
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GSM across the Surrey region.

GSM Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

GSM
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GSM across the Surrey region.

GSM Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

GSM
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GSM within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford -3 1 - -
GSM
South East

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GSM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for GSM.

1 13 (92.86%) UMTS
1 13 (92.86%) LTE
2 12 (85.71%) Telecoms
3 9 (64.29%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (64.29%) RTP
3 9 (64.29%) C++
3 9 (64.29%) STL
3 9 (64.29%) Linux
3 9 (64.29%) OO
3 9 (64.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 9 (64.29%) RANAP
3 9 (64.29%) Subversion
3 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
3 9 (64.29%) Trac
3 9 (64.29%) Diameter Protocol
3 9 (64.29%) Cross-Platform Development
4 4 (28.57%) 3G
5 3 (21.43%) Huawei
5 3 (21.43%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (21.43%) Nokia Networks
5 3 (21.43%) 4G
5 3 (21.43%) 2G
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Ericsson
5 3 (21.43%) Nokia
6 2 (14.29%) Siemens
6 2 (14.29%) Wireless
6 2 (14.29%) BT
6 2 (14.29%) C

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) LTE
1 13 (92.86%) UMTS
2 9 (64.29%) Diameter Protocol
2 9 (64.29%) RANAP
2 9 (64.29%) RTP
2 9 (64.29%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (28.57%) 3G
4 3 (21.43%) 2G
4 3 (21.43%) 4G
4 3 (21.43%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (14.29%) GPRS
5 2 (14.29%) Wireless
6 1 (7.14%) LAN
6 1 (7.14%) TETRA
6 1 (7.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Subversion
1 9 (64.29%) Trac
General
1 12 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Software Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) GSM Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) LTE Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) UMTS Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) UMTS Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Engineering Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 9 (64.29%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Cross-Platform Development
1 9 (64.29%) OO
1 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) High Availability
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Coaching
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Line Management
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) Use Case
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) User Stories
4 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C++
2 2 (14.29%) C
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Ericsson
1 3 (21.43%) Huawei
1 3 (21.43%) Nokia
1 3 (21.43%) Nokia Networks
2 2 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 2 (14.29%) Arqiva
2 2 (14.29%) BT
2 2 (14.29%) NetCracker
2 2 (14.29%) Siemens
2 2 (14.29%) Telindus
2 2 (14.29%) Virgin Media
2 2 (14.29%) ZTE