The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank - 80 -
Contract jobs citing GPRS 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.074% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £200 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £261 £308
% change year-on-year
-20.57% -15.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £76.25 - £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 Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
233 134 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.21% 9.93% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 50 50
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £181 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 22
Average hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

GPRS
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

GPRS Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

GPRS
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

GPRS Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester