The first table below looks at the demand for WCDMA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCDMA 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 Hampshire 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
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank - 115 99
Contract jobs citing WCDMA 0 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire - 0.35% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.73% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £275 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £261 £300 £220
% change year-on-year
-12.91% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -5.40%
Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
392 346 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.48% 19.95% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 185 153
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 62 65
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.35 £24.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
WCDMA
South East

WCDMA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

WCDMA Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

WCDMA
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

WCDMA Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

WCDMA
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

WCDMA Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire