The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 77 100 91
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -9
Contract jobs citing GPRS 4 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.38% 0.15% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.79% 0.82% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Median daily rate £280 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £26.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £38.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-31.81% -9.41%
GPRS
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
223 244 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 21.40% 17.89% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 140 152
Median daily rate £375 £364 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £265 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 10 20
Median hourly rate £41.00 £20.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.00% +12.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing GPRS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

GPRS
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

GPRS Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

GPRS
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GPRS across the Surrey region.

GPRS Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

GPRS
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GPRS across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

GPRS Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

GPRS
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GPRS within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford -3 2 £280 -
Staines - 1 - -
GPRS
South East

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GPRS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for GPRS.

1 5 (83.33%) LTE
2 4 (66.67%) WCDMA
2 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (50.00%) Network Design
3 3 (50.00%) GSM
3 3 (50.00%) UMTS
3 3 (50.00%) 3G
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) 2G
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
4 2 (33.33%) ATM
4 2 (33.33%) HSPA
4 2 (33.33%) VoLTE
4 2 (33.33%) Presales
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (33.33%) Network Optimisation
4 2 (33.33%) Radio Network Optimisation
4 2 (33.33%) Network Management
4 2 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Nokia Networks
5 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) Greenplum

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LTE
2 4 (66.67%) WCDMA
3 3 (50.00%) 3G
3 3 (50.00%) GSM
3 3 (50.00%) UMTS
4 2 (33.33%) 2G
4 2 (33.33%) ATM
4 2 (33.33%) HSPA
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (33.33%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Network Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Network Design Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Network Optimisation Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Optimisation Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) RAN Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior RAN Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Design
2 2 (33.33%) Network Management
2 2 (33.33%) Network Optimisation
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (33.33%) Presales
2 2 (33.33%) Radio Network Optimisation
2 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Development
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) eTOM
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Network Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) BT
1 1 (16.67%) Ericsson
1 1 (16.67%) Greenplum
1 1 (16.67%) Huawei
1 1 (16.67%) Mapinfo
1 1 (16.67%) Nokia Networks