The first table below looks at the demand for GPRS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 24 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 Scotland 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank - 116 -
Contract jobs citing GPRS 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.042% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £299 £313
% change year-on-year
-12.97% -4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +4.28%
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
328 302 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.48% 12.72% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 145 157
Average daily rate £325 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £200 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 35
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.22% +10.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.84 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
GPRS
UK

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

GPRS
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

GPRS Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

GPRS
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

GPRS Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

GPRS
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GPRS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Fife - - - -
GPRS
UK

GPRS
Top 2 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C