Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford 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 23 November 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)
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 25 30
Contract jobs citing GSM 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford - 1.84% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.80% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Guildford median daily rate - £280 -
Surrey median daily rate - £280 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Guildford median hourly rate - £40.00 -
Surrey median hourly rate - £41.00 -

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 Guildford with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Guildford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 64 69 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 27.83% 31.80% 33.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 38 34
Guildford median daily rate £300 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £140 £226 £252
90th Percentile £565 £433 £400
Surrey median daily rate £375 £390 £370
% change year-on-year -3.85% +5.41% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 1
Guildford median hourly rate £13.00 £23.75 £12.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.26% +91.07% -24.09%
10th Percentile £11.80 £10.63 £11.81
90th Percentile £21.91 £48.75 £13.06
Surrey median hourly rate £15.12 £40.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year -62.21% +153.97% -11.27%

GSM
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

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

Job vacancy trend for GSM in Guildford

GSM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GSM in Guildford

GSM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GSM in Guildford