The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newbury 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 April 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)
Berkshire / Newbury
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 3
Contract jobs citing GSM 0 0 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newbury - - 15.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 42.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 21
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £374 £270 £256
% change year-on-year +38.42% +5.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.26% +31.94%  

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 Newbury with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Newbury
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 14 24 82
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newbury 12.07% 25.00% 36.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 39
Median daily rate £350 £203 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +72.83% -30.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £188 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £342
% change year-on-year +6.45% +6.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% -  

GSM
Job Vacancy Trend in Newbury

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newbury citing GSM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for GSM in Newbury

GSM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GSM in Newbury

GSM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GSM in Newbury