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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
South East / Surrey
Rank 56 85 93
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +8
Contract jobs citing GSM 20 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.14% 0.51% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.71% 2.35% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £280 £425 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.11% +47.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £293 £263
% change year-on-year
-4.27% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -11.11%

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
206 255 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 22.06% 21.67% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 152 146
Median daily rate £380 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £270 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 14
Median hourly rate £41.00 £43.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% +145.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Camberley - 15 - - 2
Guildford -4 3 £280 -
GSM
South East

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 32 (96.97%) Telecoms
1 32 (96.97%) LTE
2 30 (90.91%) UMTS
3 28 (84.85%) Cisco
3 28 (84.85%) Linux
4 26 (78.79%) Software Engineering
5 25 (75.76%) VoIP
6 22 (66.67%) OO
6 22 (66.67%) C++
6 22 (66.67%) STL
6 22 (66.67%) RTP
6 22 (66.67%) Subversion
6 22 (66.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 22 (66.67%) Asterisk PBX
6 22 (66.67%) RANAP
6 22 (66.67%) PBX
6 22 (66.67%) GCC
6 22 (66.67%) GDB
6 22 (66.67%) Trac
6 22 (66.67%) Diameter Protocol
6 22 (66.67%) Cross-Platform Development
7 21 (63.64%) High Availability
8 7 (21.21%) 3G
9 5 (15.15%) Multithreading
9 5 (15.15%) Wireshark
9 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (12.12%) 4G
11 3 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
11 3 (9.09%) M3UA
11 3 (9.09%) TCAP

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 32 (96.97%) LTE
2 30 (90.91%) UMTS
3 25 (75.76%) VoIP
4 22 (66.67%) Asterisk PBX
4 22 (66.67%) Diameter Protocol
4 22 (66.67%) PBX
4 22 (66.67%) RANAP
4 22 (66.67%) RTP
5 7 (21.21%) 3G
6 5 (15.15%) Wireshark
7 4 (12.12%) 4G
8 3 (9.09%) GPRS
8 3 (9.09%) M3UA
8 3 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (9.09%) SCCP
8 3 (9.09%) SCTP
8 3 (9.09%) TCAP
9 2 (6.06%) ATM
9 2 (6.06%) HSPA
9 2 (6.06%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (66.67%) GCC
1 22 (66.67%) GDB
1 22 (66.67%) Subversion
1 22 (66.67%) Trac
General
1 32 (96.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) C++ Software Engineer
1 22 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Consultant
2 4 (12.12%) Support Consultant
2 4 (12.12%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (12.12%) Technical Support
2 4 (12.12%) Technical Support Consultant
2 4 (12.12%) Technical Trainer
2 4 (12.12%) Trainer
3 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Telecoms Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Telecoms Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Optimisation Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) RAN Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Senior RAN Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Telecoms Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (66.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 22 (66.67%) STL
2 1 (3.03%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 28 (84.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (78.79%) Software Engineering
2 22 (66.67%) Cross-Platform Development
2 22 (66.67%) OO
3 21 (63.64%) High Availability
4 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.15%) Multithreading
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL
5 2 (6.06%) Network Management
5 2 (6.06%) Network Optimisation
5 2 (6.06%) Radio Network Optimisation
5 2 (6.06%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.03%) Change Management
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.03%) Presales
6 1 (3.03%) Prototyping
6 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) SDLC
6 1 (3.03%) Service Management
6 1 (3.03%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.03%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (3.03%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) ISEB
1 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (84.85%) Cisco
2 1 (3.03%) BT
2 1 (3.03%) Ericsson
2 1 (3.03%) Greenplum
2 1 (3.03%) Huawei
2 1 (3.03%) Mapinfo
2 1 (3.03%) Nokia Networks
Camberley, Surrey
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