The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hammersmith region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 9 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing GPRS 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 4.88% 3.57% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 14.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £313 £210
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +48.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £45.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-71.11% +26.76%
GPRS
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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 Hammersmith region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hammersmith
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 43.90% 25.00% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 1
Average daily rate £400 £450 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +24.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 £26.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hammersmith

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in Hammersmith

GPRS
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Hammersmith

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hammersmith region citing GPRS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GPRS.

1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 2 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 2 (100.00%) CA
1 2 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (100.00%) NFC
1 2 (100.00%) HSPA
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) VoLTE
1 2 (100.00%) Iperf
1 2 (100.00%) Handset
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Hammersmith by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hammersmith region citing GPRS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GPRS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 2 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (100.00%) NFC
1 2 (100.00%) HSPA
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) VoLTE
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) Iperf
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CA
Hammersmith
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 9 days ago
Hammersmith
InfoURGE Technologies
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago