The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank - 109 98
Contract jobs citing GSM 0 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.20% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.80% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £275 £123
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +124.48%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £320 £265
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +20.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.00
% 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 West Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
216 222 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.86% 11.21% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 149 140
Median daily rate £410 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 9
Median hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.20 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.25 £21.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

GSM
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

GSM Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

GSM
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

GSM Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

GSM
Top 10 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for GSM.

1 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) RAN Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia