The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing GPRS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £315
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -12.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+22.66% +7.14%
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Wales

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

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
66 55 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 12.04% 13.72% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 27 24
Average daily rate £350 £350 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% +47.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.99 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% -5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.50 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £104.49 £21.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

GPRS
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

GPRS Daily Rate Trend in South Wales