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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 95 91 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing GPRS 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.16% 0.28% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.66% 1.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate - £338 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £410
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -23.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
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
305 303 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 25.12% 21.35% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 146 92
Average daily rate £395 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £185 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £498 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 14 21
Average hourly rate £43.00 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.96 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.11 £116.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GPRS within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford - 2 - - 1
GPRS
South East

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) GSM
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (80.00%) UMTS
3 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (40.00%) PMP
3 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (40.00%) STL
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) CDMA
3 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (40.00%) RTP
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) RANAP
3 2 (40.00%) LTE
3 2 (40.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (40.00%) Network Management
3 2 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (40.00%) Trac
3 2 (40.00%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (20.00%) Cerion
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Minerva
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) GSM
2 4 (80.00%) UMTS
3 2 (40.00%) CDMA
3 2 (40.00%) Diameter Protocol
3 2 (40.00%) LTE
3 2 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (40.00%) RANAP
3 2 (40.00%) RTP
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) 2G
4 1 (20.00%) 3G
4 1 (20.00%) 4G
4 1 (20.00%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (20.00%) MS Access
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) Trac
2 1 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) BSS Architect
1 2 (40.00%) BSS Solutions Architect
1 2 (40.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) GSM Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) LTE Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) OSS Architect
1 2 (40.00%) OSS Solutions Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms Architect
1 2 (40.00%) UMTS Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) UMTS Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Core Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (40.00%) STL
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Network Management
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) SOA
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Network Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) MapBasic
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (40.00%) PMP
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (20.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cerion
1 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (20.00%) Greenplum
1 1 (20.00%) Huawei
1 1 (20.00%) Mapinfo
1 1 (20.00%) NetCracker
1 1 (20.00%) Nokia
1 1 (20.00%) Nortel
1 1 (20.00%) Talend
Guildford
Spectrum IT
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 27 days ago