The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing GPRS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £250 £263
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £34.80 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -22.66%
GPRS
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
129 103 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.73% 11.23% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 55 62
Median daily rate £400 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 17 13
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

GPRS
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

GPRS Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire