Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 22 July 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 211 198
Rank change year-on-year +36 -13 -22
Contract jobs citing GSM 11 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.26% 0.069% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.72% 0.49% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 14
Yorkshire median daily rate £288 £130 £123
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +121.15% +6.12% -30.00%
10th Percentile £265 £130 £121
90th Percentile £450 £130 £124
England median daily rate £350 £275 £260
% change year-on-year +27.27% +5.77% -8.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £117.50
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% +11.11% +15.20%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 641 812 838
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 15.13% 14.03% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 501 535
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +23.08% -
10th Percentile £250 £248 £163
90th Percentile £543 £553 £452
England median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 48 51
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £12.61 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.01% -27.96% +31.09%
10th Percentile £10.73 £10.20 £10.25
90th Percentile £30.31 £42.25 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.98 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -24.08% +21.95% +10.93%

GSM
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for GSM in Yorkshire

GSM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GSM in Yorkshire

GSM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for GSM in Yorkshire

GSM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GSM in Yorkshire

GSM
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +32 11 £288 +121.15%
GSM
England

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

1 11 (100.00%) Wireless
1 11 (100.00%) Electronics
1 11 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
1 11 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 11 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 11 (100.00%) Marketing
1 11 (100.00%) SGSN
1 11 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 11 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 11 (100.00%) Android
1 11 (100.00%) LTE
1 11 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Phone
1 11 (100.00%) MobileIron
1 11 (100.00%) AirWatch
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) PHP
1 11 (100.00%) VB
1 11 (100.00%) SAP
1 11 (100.00%) Unix
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) GPRS
1 11 (100.00%) LAN
1 11 (100.00%) WAN
1 11 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 11 (100.00%) 3G
2 2 (18.18%) Blackberry

GSM
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) 3G
1 11 (100.00%) GPRS
1 11 (100.00%) LAN
1 11 (100.00%) LTE
1 11 (100.00%) SGSN
1 11 (100.00%) WAN
1 11 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 11 (100.00%) Electronics
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
1 11 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 11 (100.00%) Marketing
1 11 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 11 (100.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
1 11 (100.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Android
1 11 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 11 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 11 (100.00%) Unix
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 11 (100.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) PHP
1 11 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 11 (100.00%) VB
Systems Management
1 11 (100.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) MobileIron
1 11 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft