Period
to 22 January 2018

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 January 2018 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 192 208
Contract jobs citing GSM 0 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire - 0.021% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.14% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Yorkshire median daily rate - £114 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -57.77% -0.92%
England median daily rate £375 £313 £310
% change year-on-year +20.00% +0.81% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £122.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £41.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -39.02% +17.14% -6.67%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 596 718 859
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.45% 14.86% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 422 529
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £170 £213 £213
90th Percentile £575 £550 £540
England median daily rate £409 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 40 70
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £16.75 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.54% +26.42% -17.19%
10th Percentile £10.99 £11.81 £10.50
90th Percentile £39.48 £35.88 £22.25
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.38
% change year-on-year -16.89% +0.56% +9.29%

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 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