The table below looks at the statistics for HSDPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HSDPA over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing HSDPA 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £176 £188
% change year-on-year
+36.17% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
134 85 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.94% 12.74% 15.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 47 42
Average daily rate £320 £350 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +23.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £160 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £17.25 £17.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

HSDPA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HSDPA across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HSDPA Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

HSDPA
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

HSDPA Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham