The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank - 37 -
Contract jobs citing GPRS 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry - 0.93% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 7.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £260 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £230 £123 £261
% change year-on-year
+87.75% -53.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £117.50 -
GPRS
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
34 40 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 9.16% 12.46% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 10
Median daily rate £363 £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £260 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £36.50 £25.66 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.24% -31.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry