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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 56 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing GPRS 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.34% 0.58% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.90% 3.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £300 £410
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -26.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £43.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 -
GPRS
East of England

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
69 105 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 11.69% 15.33% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 56 48
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £104 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 15
Average hourly rate £55.00 £39.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% +95.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GPRS within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Huntingdon - 2 £325 -
GPRS
East of England

GPRS
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Broadband
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) Radio Access Network

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) Broadband
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) IP Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia