The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank - 69 -
Contract jobs citing GPRS 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.11% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.55% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £38.50 £44.25
% change year-on-year
-31.81% -12.99%
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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
209 210 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.71% 22.06% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 111 92
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.31 £159.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing GPRS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

GPRS
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

GPRS Daily Rate Trend in Reading

GPRS
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

GPRS Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

GPRS
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GPRS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for GPRS.

1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) SS7
1 1 (100.00%) SCCP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) 2.5G
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
1 1 (100.00%) SGSN

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 2.5G
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) SCCP
1 1 (100.00%) SGSN
1 1 (100.00%) SS7
General
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms