The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank - - 86
Contract jobs citing GPRS 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - - 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £275 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
183 153 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.71% 15.74% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 47 77
Median daily rate £425 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 12
Median hourly rate £38.50 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.62% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £14.20 £7.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £25.80 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing GPRS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

GPRS
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GPRS across the Buckinghamshire region.

GPRS Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

GPRS
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GPRS across the Buckinghamshire region.

GPRS Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire