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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £275 £310
% change year-on-year
- -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £13.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+200.00% -71.11%
GPRS
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
96 99 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.90% 14.91% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 80 35
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £20.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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