The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank - 135 -
Contract jobs citing GPRS 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.033% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £123 £263
% change year-on-year
- -53.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £34.80 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £76.15 -
% change year-on-year
-48.78% -
GPRS
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
562 310 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.41% 10.25% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 128 207
Median daily rate £330 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £158 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 19 20
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.09 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.95% +62.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.85 £12.35 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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