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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 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 £263 £256 £261
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% +2.85%
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
6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 18.75% 11.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate £344 £206 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%