The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank - 18 18
Contract jobs citing GPRS 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury - 2.60% 3.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 15.38% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Median daily rate - £205 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £230 £123 £263
% change year-on-year
+87.75% -53.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £117.50 -
GPRS
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
31 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 28.44% 16.88% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 17
Median daily rate £260 £275 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +57.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newbury region citing GPRS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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