The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 91 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GPRS 12 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.84% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.31% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate
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£123 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £123 £263 £308
% change year-on-year
-53.33% -14.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £117.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £117.50 - £37.50
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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 Leeds region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
226 133 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 15.80% 10.65% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 88 100
Average daily rate £325 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £185 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £413 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.79% -36.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £21.50 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £21.50 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

GPRS
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

GPRS Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

GPRS
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GPRS across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

GPRS Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

GPRS
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

GPRS Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 15 (100.00%) SLA
1 15 (100.00%) Amdocs
2 14 (93.33%) 2G
2 14 (93.33%) LTE
2 14 (93.33%) GSM
2 14 (93.33%) UMTS
2 14 (93.33%) 3G
3 12 (80.00%) Fault Management
3 12 (80.00%) Change Management
4 8 (53.33%) Network Architecture
4 8 (53.33%) HSPA
5 7 (46.67%) Radio Access Network
6 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
6 6 (40.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (13.33%) Mapinfo
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (13.33%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) VBA
7 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
7 2 (13.33%) MS Access
7 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
8 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (6.67%) MS Office
8 1 (6.67%) Ericsson
8 1 (6.67%) Netcool
8 1 (6.67%) Degree
8 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
8 1 (6.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (6.67%) 4G
8 1 (6.67%) Actix

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) 2G
1 14 (93.33%) LTE
1 14 (93.33%) GSM
1 14 (93.33%) UMTS
1 14 (93.33%) 3G
2 8 (53.33%) HSPA
3 7 (46.67%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (6.67%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MS Access
General
1 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Fault Management
1 12 (80.00%) Change Management
2 8 (53.33%) Network Architecture
3 6 (40.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
1 2 (13.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (100.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Netcool
1 1 (6.67%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Amdocs
2 2 (13.33%) Mapinfo
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Ericsson
3 1 (6.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (6.67%) Actix