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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 16 18
Contract jobs citing GSM 0 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford - 1.12% 4.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.35% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £275 £225
% change year-on-year +27.27% +22.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year +15.38% +6.12%  

GSM is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 22 23 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 21.57% 25.84% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 33 52
Median daily rate £385 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £269 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £450 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 1
Median hourly rate - £23.00 £12.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +84.81%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

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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

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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

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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