The first table below looks at the demand for GPRS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Newbury region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 18 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GPRS 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 2.45% - 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.81% - 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £175 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £200 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.35%
Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
37 61 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 22.70% 40.13% 41.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 18
Average daily rate £175 £285 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.59% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £165.00 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1037.93% -17.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
GPRS
Berkshire

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

GPRS
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

GPRS Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

GPRS
Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

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

GPRS Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

GPRS
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 4 (100.00%) ADSL
1 4 (100.00%) ATM
1 4 (100.00%) Broadband
1 4 (100.00%) GSM
1 4 (100.00%) SDH
1 4 (100.00%) UMTS
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) IPv6
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 4 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) VRRP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
1 4 (100.00%) Huawei
1 4 (100.00%) VLAN
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) HSPA
1 4 (100.00%) LTE
1 4 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 4 (100.00%) Radio Access Network

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 4 (100.00%) ADSL
1 4 (100.00%) ATM
1 4 (100.00%) Broadband
1 4 (100.00%) GSM
1 4 (100.00%) SDH
1 4 (100.00%) UMTS
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) IPv6
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) VRRP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
1 4 (100.00%) VLAN
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 4 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 4 (100.00%) Huawei
1 4 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks