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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Rank 442 430 441
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing HSPA 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.021% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.031% 0.17% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £393 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £310 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
3278 2890 3197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.35% 12.33% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2108 1907 2051
Median daily rate £445 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.22% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 89 91
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -22.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

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

HSPA
Top 17 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 London region with a requirement for HSPA.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) UTRAN
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) RNC
1 1 (100.00%) Mandarin Language
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) Node B
1 1 (100.00%) Software Audit

HSPA
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) Node B
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (100.00%) RNC
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) UTRAN
1 1 (100.00%) WCDMA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Mandarin Language
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) RAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Software Audit
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia