The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank - 131 144
Contract jobs citing GPRS 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.036% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.20% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £230 £208 £260
% change year-on-year
+10.84% -20.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £76.25 -
GPRS
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
373 509 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.72% 18.45% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 258 179
Median daily rate £400 £326 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.60% +0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 59 32
Median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £37.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

GPRS
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

GPRS Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

GPRS
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GPRS across the East of England region.

GPRS Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

GPRS
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GPRS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for GPRS.

1 2 (100.00%) Broadband
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) Radio Access Network

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) Broadband
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) IP Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia