The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank - 29 -
Contract jobs citing GPRS 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry - 1.79% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 15.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £225 £358
% change year-on-year
+37.77% -37.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+26.76% +1.42%
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
36 33 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 9.70% 11.79% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 24
Average daily rate £320 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £201 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £49.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -55.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry