The table below looks at the statistics for HSPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HSPA over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Rank - - 420
Contract jobs citing HSPA 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - - 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £123 £175
% change year-on-year
+104.08% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - -
HSPA
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2923 2983 2722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.25% 13.38% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2006 1950 1822
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 93 82
Median hourly rate £21.34 £22.67 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.84% +13.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.70 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

HSPA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

HSPA Jobs Demand Trend in London

HSPA
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

HSPA Daily Rate Trend in London

HSPA
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

HSPA Hourly Rate Trend in London