The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 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 Surrey - - -
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 £260 £375 £200
% change year-on-year
-30.66% +87.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £37.50
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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
273 204 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 20.10% 15.19% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 94 114
Average daily rate £315 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.97% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £138 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £515 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 26
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £13.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £23.00 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% -8.88%

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GPRS across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing GPRS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GPRS.

1 6 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
1 6 (66.67%) UNIX
1 6 (66.67%) SMS
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 5 (55.56%) HTTP
2 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
2 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
3 4 (44.44%) Smart Meter
4 3 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Analytics
4 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (33.33%) 3G
5 2 (22.22%) ZigBee

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing GPRS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GPRS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) SMS
2 5 (55.56%) HTTP
3 3 (33.33%) 3G
3 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (22.22%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Tester
1 5 (55.56%) Technical Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Communications Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Analytics
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle