The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wakefield 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 Wakefield - - -
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
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
11 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 24.44% 8.70% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Median daily rate £338 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -4.33%