The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank - 36 -
Contract jobs citing GPRS 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.96% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £300 £410
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -26.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
GPRS
Cambridgeshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
49 56 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.14% 17.89% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 31
Average daily rate £393 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 15
Average hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +112.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GPRS across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

GPRS
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

GPRS Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

GPRS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

GPRS Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge