The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 116 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GPRS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.049% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
509 350 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 24.99% 16.92% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 208 205
Median daily rate £375 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £525 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 23 25
Median hourly rate £38.50 £38.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £12.35 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

GPRS
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

GPRS Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

GPRS
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

GPRS Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

GPRS
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for GPRS.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (100.00%) LabVIEW
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) ZigBee
1 1 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
1 1 (100.00%) Smart Meter
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Smart Energy
1 1 (100.00%) Case Management

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) LabVIEW
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Smart Metering Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Smart Energy
1 1 (100.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Case Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft