Period
to 21 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for GSM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GSM over the 6 months to 21 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 106 132
Rank change year-on-year -31 +26 -21
Contract jobs citing GSM 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.045% 0.055% 0.039%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% 0.32% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Buckinghamshire median daily rate - - £325
South East median daily rate £220 £275 £315
% change year-on-year -20.00% -12.70% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +26.15% +18.18%

GSM is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 327 316 458
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 14.63% 17.53% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 166 190
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +6.25% +21.21%
10th Percentile £128 £252 £263
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 23
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.03% -17.14% +20.69%
10th Percentile £15.10 £9.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £31.00 £19.50 £43.00
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -30.00% +11.11% +26.76%

GSM
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing GSM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for GSM in Buckinghamshire

GSM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GSM in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for GSM in Buckinghamshire

GSM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GSM in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for GSM.

1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network

GSM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree