The table below looks at the statistics for HSPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HSPA over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Rank 604 607 611
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing HSPA 2 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.014% 0.019%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.029% 0.097% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £280 £310 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +12.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -
HSPA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6799 7208 7523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.83% 14.28% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4117 4285 4379
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 440 410
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.31 £40.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

HSPA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing HSPA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

HSPA Jobs Demand Trend in England

HSPA
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

HSPA Daily Rate Trend in England

HSPA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

HSPA Hourly Rate Trend in England

HSPA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HSPA within the England region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +25 2 £280 -6.66%
HSPA
UK

HSPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HSPA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for HSPA.

1 3 (100.00%) ATM
1 3 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) GSM
1 3 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (66.67%) Network Management
2 2 (66.67%) VoLTE
2 2 (66.67%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) Resource Management
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) 2G
2 2 (66.67%) GPRS
2 2 (66.67%) Network Optimisation
2 2 (66.67%) Radio Network Optimisation
3 1 (33.33%) Software Audit
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (33.33%) Ericsson
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia
3 1 (33.33%) Mapinfo
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) RNC
3 1 (33.33%) eTOM
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Huawei
3 1 (33.33%) UTRAN
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management

HSPA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) ATM
1 3 (100.00%) GSM
1 3 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 3 (100.00%) WCDMA
2 2 (66.67%) 2G
2 2 (66.67%) GPRS
2 2 (66.67%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) VoLTE
3 1 (33.33%) 3GPP
3 1 (33.33%) Node B
3 1 (33.33%) RNC
3 1 (33.33%) UMTS
3 1 (33.33%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) RAN Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Optimisation Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior RAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Management
1 2 (66.67%) Network Optimisation
1 2 (66.67%) Radio Network Optimisation
1 2 (66.67%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) eTOM
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Audit
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Ericsson
1 1 (33.33%) Greenplum
1 1 (33.33%) Huawei
1 1 (33.33%) Mapinfo
1 1 (33.33%) Nokia
1 1 (33.33%) Nokia Networks