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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank - - 43
Contract jobs citing GPRS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - - 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £186 £333
% change year-on-year
+67.11% -43.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £35.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+26.76% +5.18%
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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
51 71 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.85% 15.88% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 46 28
Average daily rate £350 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £207 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £15.58 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -76.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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