The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - 50 61
Contract jobs citing GSM 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire - 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.25% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £250 £240
% change year-on-year
+33.50% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.45% +1.42%
GSM
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
152 80 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 21.26% 14.06% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 40 69
Average daily rate £400 £391 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.23% -0.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £224 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £463 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 23
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.62% +35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GSM across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

GSM
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

GSM Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

GSM
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

GSM Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

GSM
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GSM within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon - - - -
GSM
South West