The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank - 89 -
Contract jobs citing GPRS 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - 0.079% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £123 £263 £308
% change year-on-year
-53.33% -14.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £117.50 - £37.50
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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
197 197 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.12% 15.57% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 69 37
Average daily rate £375 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 11
Average hourly rate £26.00 £15.75 £14.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.07% +5.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £14.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.60 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GPRS across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

GPRS
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing GPRS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GPRS.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 4 (100.00%) GSM
1 4 (100.00%) UMTS
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (100.00%) LTE
1 4 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) 4G
2 3 (75.00%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (75.00%) 2G
2 3 (75.00%) Netcool
2 3 (75.00%) 3G
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (25.00%) Demand Forecasting
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) MS Access
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Mapinfo

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing GPRS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GPRS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) GSM
1 4 (100.00%) UMTS
1 4 (100.00%) LTE
1 4 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (75.00%) 4G
2 3 (75.00%) 2G
2 3 (75.00%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MS Access
General
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Operations Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Network Operations Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Network Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planner
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Demand Forecasting
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) NSN NetAct
1 3 (75.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (25.00%) Mapinfo
Buckinghamshire
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