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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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 £123 £263 £308
% change year-on-year
-53.33% -14.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £117.50 - £37.50
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
42 91 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.09% 14.35% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 53 25
Average daily rate £305 £365 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.43% +40.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £180 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
Average hourly rate £34.50 £19.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.92% +25.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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