The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank - - 48
Contract jobs citing GPRS 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £225 £358
% change year-on-year
+37.77% -37.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+26.76% +1.42%
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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 Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
68 94 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.39% 15.69% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 56 38
Average daily rate £375 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £164 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 8
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.58 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -10.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GPRS across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

GPRS
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

GPRS Daily Rate Trend in Wales

GPRS
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

GPRS Hourly Rate Trend in Wales