The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing GPRS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
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 Cambridgeshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
111 118 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.82% 16.81% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 43 39
Average daily rate £313 £285 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% +3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £194 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £450 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 24
Average hourly rate £22.13 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.54% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.05 £12.40 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

GPRS
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

GPRS Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

GPRS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

GPRS Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

GPRS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 5 (100.00%) Electronics
2 4 (80.00%) GSM
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) EMC
3 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) ZigBee
4 2 (40.00%) C
4 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (20.00%) UMTS
5 1 (20.00%) Bluetooth
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) 3G
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (20.00%) 2G
5 1 (20.00%) LTE

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) GSM
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) ZigBee
3 1 (20.00%) UMTS
3 1 (20.00%) Bluetooth
3 1 (20.00%) 3G
3 1 (20.00%) 2G
3 1 (20.00%) LTE
General
1 5 (100.00%) Electronics
2 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) EMC