The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 125 112 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing GPRS 1 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.049% 0.60% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 4.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 0
Median daily rate £130 £123 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £230 £123 £261
% change year-on-year
+87.75% -53.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £117.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £117.50 -
GPRS
Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
260 270 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.79% 13.40% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 167 107
Median daily rate £400 £305 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £123 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 2
Median hourly rate £12.05 £28.61 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.88% +81.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

GPRS
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

GPRS Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

GPRS
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

GPRS Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

GPRS
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GPRS within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
Leeds -11 1 £130 +6.12%
GPRS
Yorkshire

GPRS
Top 14 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for GPRS.

1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Mapinfo
1 1 (100.00%) Netcool
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) Amdocs
1 1 (100.00%) Fault Management
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Fault Management
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Netcool
1 1 (100.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Amdocs
1 1 (100.00%) Mapinfo