The first table below looks at the demand for HSUPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HSUPA over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High-Speed Uplink Packet Access (HSUPA)
Rank 563 513 553
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +40
Contract jobs citing HSUPA 1 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.007% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.015% 0.045% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £275 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -43.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -43.75%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6492 6597 8506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.06% 15.34% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3497 3387 4071
Average daily rate £360 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 538 562
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.73 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.96% -19.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
HSUPA
UK

HSUPA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

HSUPA Jobs Demand Trend in England

HSUPA
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

HSUPA Daily Rate Trend in England

HSUPA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

HSUPA Hourly Rate Trend in England

HSUPA
Top 9 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing HSUPA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HSUPA.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SMS
1 1 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) HSDPA
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) NAS

HSUPA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing HSUPA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HSUPA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SMS
1 1 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) HSDPA
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++