The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 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 Wakefield - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £265 £283
% change year-on-year
+32.26% -6.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
GSM
West Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 28.57% 20.00% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate £208 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £9.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%