The table below looks at the statistics for HSPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HSPA over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Rank - 116 125
Contract jobs citing HSPA 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.12% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.56% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
HSPA
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 Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
501 533 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.48% 21.01% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 287 271
Median daily rate £400 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £264 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 30 17
Median hourly rate £50.00 £39.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.31 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

HSPA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

HSPA Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

HSPA
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

HSPA Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire