The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 27 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 118 111
Rank change year-on-year +23 -7  
Contract jobs citing GSM 8 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.56% 0.097% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.92% 0.76% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Median daily rate £288 - £123
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £275 £225
% change year-on-year +27.27% +22.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £117.50
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 204 264 273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 14.21% 12.87% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 164 161
Median daily rate £375 £425 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +22.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £533 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 15
Median hourly rate £22.00 £15.32 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.60% -56.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.41 £15.50 £187.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

GSM
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

GSM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GSM in West Yorkshire

GSM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GSM in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GSM in West Yorkshire

GSM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GSM in West Yorkshire

GSM
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GSM within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +24 8 £288 - 1
GSM
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for GSM.

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%) SAP Oil and Gas
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
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

GSM
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 8 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
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
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
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
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
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