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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Rank - 118 118
Contract jobs citing HSPA 0 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.12% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.49% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £180 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £123 £215
% change year-on-year
- -43.02%
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
558 611 645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.58% 24.76% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 249 217
Median daily rate £363 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £221 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 10
Median hourly rate £14.50 £36.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.72% +105.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.75 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.72%

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