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 4 August 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
4 Aug 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 £245 £283 £175
% change year-on-year
-13.27% +61.42%
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
89 104 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.35% 21.27% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 47 19
Average daily rate £284 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £198 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 19
Average hourly rate £20.50 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.60% -21.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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