Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 91 93
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2 +10
Contract jobs citing GSM 1 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.063% 0.14% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% 0.69% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +37.50% +50.00%
East of England median daily rate £375 £413 £300
% change year-on-year -9.09% +37.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England 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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 323 289 350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 20.46% 20.85% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 159 143
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - +5.63%
10th Percentile £125 £245 £253
90th Percentile £535 £525 £548
East of England median daily rate £364 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +1.04% -4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 10 42
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £26.75 £21.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.18% +24.27% +39.82%
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.38 £10.68
90th Percentile £33.15 £44.08 £41.50
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%

GSM
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for GSM in Hertfordshire

GSM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GSM in Hertfordshire

GSM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GSM in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for GSM.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Redknee
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) NetScout
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (100.00%) GGSN
1 1 (100.00%) SGSN
1 1 (100.00%) Fault Management
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (100.00%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (100.00%) Acme Packet
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Tekelec
1 1 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (100.00%) Intelligent Network
1 1 (100.00%) Value-Added Service

GSM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) GGSN
1 1 (100.00%) Intelligent Network
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) SGSN
1 1 (100.00%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (100.00%) Value-Added Service
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Fault Management
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Acme Packet
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) NetScout
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Redknee
1 1 (100.00%) Tekelec