The first table below looks at the demand for HSPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HSPA over the 3 months to 23 July 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 London 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Rank - 403 -
Contract jobs citing HSPA 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.004% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.036% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £165 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £175 £270
% change year-on-year
+61.42% -35.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.50 -
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2805 2812 3596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.08% 11.60% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1745 1769 2080
Average daily rate £400 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 110 169
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
HSPA
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HSPA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HSPA across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing HSPA 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 HSPA.

1 2 (100.00%) GPRS
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 2 (100.00%) W3C
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) WebRTC
1 2 (100.00%) VoLTE
1 2 (100.00%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (50.00%) 4G

HSPA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing HSPA 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 HSPA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) GPRS
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) VoLTE
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) W3C
1 2 (100.00%) Machine to Machine
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architecture