The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for GPRS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 118 113
Contract jobs citing GPRS 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.084% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.36% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 - £136
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £76.15
% change year-on-year - -48.78%  

GPRS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 370 560 600
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 20.25% 23.51% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 249 243
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.58% +4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 25 27
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.89% -59.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £14.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

GPRS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing GPRS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for GPRS in Berkshire

GPRS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GPRS in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for GPRS in Berkshire

GPRS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GPRS in Berkshire