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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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 £283 £150 £333
% change year-on-year
+88.33% -54.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.50 -
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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
110 44 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.00% 11.70% 24.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 17 49
Average daily rate £330 £260 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -17.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 13 35
Average hourly rate £25.50 £31.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.74% -16.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £12.60 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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