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 25 June 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
25 Jun 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 - £123 £263
% change year-on-year
- -53.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £76.15 -
% change year-on-year
-48.78% -
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
160 122 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.45% 12.26% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 63 55
Median daily rate £383 £438 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.45% +28.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £607
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 21 11
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.84 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.70% -46.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

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