The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 17 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing GPRS 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 3.49% 3.10% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 13.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Average daily rate
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£283 £175 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £123 £263 £308
% change year-on-year
-53.33% -14.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Newbury region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
36 29 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 20.93% 22.48% 35.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 23
Average daily rate £290 £175 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.71% -53.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £175 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £165.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +573.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GPRS across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

GPRS Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) GSM
1 15 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 14 (93.33%) Wireless
2 14 (93.33%) UMTS
3 12 (80.00%) SDH
3 12 (80.00%) CDMA2000
3 12 (80.00%) MPLS
3 12 (80.00%) DSL
3 12 (80.00%) WiMAX
3 12 (80.00%) Network Planning
3 12 (80.00%) HSPA
3 12 (80.00%) LTE
3 12 (80.00%) GPON
3 12 (80.00%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (73.33%) Ericsson
5 10 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
5 10 (66.67%) VoLTE
6 9 (60.00%) 4G
7 8 (53.33%) Huawei
7 8 (53.33%) C
8 4 (26.67%) CDMA
8 4 (26.67%) 3G
9 3 (20.00%) HP
9 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 3 (20.00%) Actix
9 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
10 2 (13.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 2 (13.33%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (13.33%) ISEB

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) GSM
2 14 (93.33%) Wireless
2 14 (93.33%) UMTS
3 12 (80.00%) SDH
3 12 (80.00%) CDMA2000
3 12 (80.00%) MPLS
3 12 (80.00%) DSL
3 12 (80.00%) WiMAX
3 12 (80.00%) HSPA
3 12 (80.00%) LTE
3 12 (80.00%) GPON
3 12 (80.00%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
4 10 (66.67%) VoLTE
5 9 (60.00%) 4G
6 4 (26.67%) CDMA
6 4 (26.67%) 3G
7 2 (13.33%) VoIP
7 2 (13.33%) 3GPP
7 2 (13.33%) RTCP
General
1 15 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Billing
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Network Planning
2 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Ericsson
2 8 (53.33%) Huawei
3 3 (20.00%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) Actix
4 2 (13.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks