Period
to 20 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 20 May 2019 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 West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 69 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +76
Contract jobs citing GSM 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.26% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.52% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 - -
South West median daily rate £350 £390 £389
% change year-on-year -10.26% +0.32% +10.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 132 79 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 17.25% 14.18% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 45 68
Gloucestershire median daily rate £475 £300 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.33% +7.14% -17.04%
10th Percentile £198 £190 £106
90th Percentile £538 £578 £400
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 5 6
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £46.00 £17.50 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +162.86% -61.54% +5.81%
10th Percentile £14.00 £15.00 £26.19
90th Percentile £50.00 £39.20 £90.63
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £31.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +41.73% -20.63% +14.29%

GSM
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for GSM in Gloucestershire

GSM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GSM in Gloucestershire

GSM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GSM in Gloucestershire

GSM
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GSM within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 20 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 2 £425 -
GSM
South West

For the 6 months to 20 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing GSM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for GSM.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (100.00%) Broadband
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) IPv4
1 2 (100.00%) IPv6
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (100.00%) WebRTC

GSM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Broadband
1 2 (100.00%) IPv4
1 2 (100.00%) IPv6
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) WebRTC
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared