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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Rank - 119 113
Contract jobs citing HSPA 0 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.078% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.30% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Median daily rate - £283 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +61.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £123 £175
% change year-on-year
+104.08% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - -
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
581 663 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.52% 25.85% 23.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 280 203
Median daily rate £365 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 22
Median hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £17.50 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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