The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £275 £346
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -20.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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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 Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
145 167 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.78% 17.01% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 91 90
Average daily rate £340 £420 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £226 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 22
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +12.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.11 £31.56 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.75 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -4.22%

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire