The table below looks at the statistics for HSPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HSPA over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing HSPA 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - -
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 £279 £375 £213
% change year-on-year
-25.66% +76.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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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 Cambridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
66 54 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.12% 16.51% 26.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 21 21
Average daily rate £325 £320 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £380 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 22
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

HSPA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

HSPA Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

HSPA
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HSPA across the Cambridge region.

HSPA Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge