Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 22 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)
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 146 154
Rank change year-on-year +13 +8 -36
Contract jobs citing GSM 8 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.35% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.14% 1.06% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Leeds median daily rate £338 £114 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +197.36% -21.72% -45.79%
West Yorkshire median daily rate £338 £114 £204
% change year-on-year +197.36% -44.29% -23.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Leeds median hourly rate - - £122.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £122.50

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 Leeds with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 255 379 424
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 11.24% 14.48% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 224 286
Leeds median daily rate £425 £401 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.92% +6.29% +11.85%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £263
90th Percentile £556 £550 £540
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 10
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.85% -36.47% -5.56%
10th Percentile £11.03 £10.20 £11.10
90th Percentile £31.70 £21.93 £53.55
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £15.36
% change year-on-year +5.19% -12.08% -16.13%

GSM
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for GSM in Leeds

GSM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GSM in Leeds

GSM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GSM in Leeds over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GSM in Leeds

GSM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GSM in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 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 Leeds region with a requirement for GSM.

1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
1 8 (100.00%) VB
1 8 (100.00%) SAP
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) GPRS
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 8 (100.00%) 3G
1 8 (100.00%) Wireless
1 8 (100.00%) Electronics
1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 8 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 8 (100.00%) Marketing
1 8 (100.00%) SGSN
1 8 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 8 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 8 (100.00%) Android
1 8 (100.00%) LTE
1 8 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Phone
1 8 (100.00%) MobileIron
1 8 (100.00%) AirWatch

GSM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 8 (100.00%) 3G
1 8 (100.00%) GPRS
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) LTE
1 8 (100.00%) SGSN
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 8 (100.00%) Electronics
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 8 (100.00%) Marketing
1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 8 (100.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
1 8 (100.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Android
1 8 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 8 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 8 (100.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
1 8 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 8 (100.00%) VB
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) MobileIron
1 8 (100.00%) SAP