The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Rank 416 - 425
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HSPA 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.012% - 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.098% - 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £165
UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £255 £150
% change year-on-year
-3.92% +70.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
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
3048 3125 3045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.66% 13.03% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1966 1936 1968
Average daily rate £417 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 97 96
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £14.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £50.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HSPA within the London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hammersmith - 2 - - 2
HSPA
England

HSPA
Top 15 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) GPRS
1 3 (100.00%) GSM
1 3 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 3 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 3 (100.00%) CA
1 3 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 3 (100.00%) NFC
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
1 3 (100.00%) VoLTE
1 3 (100.00%) Iperf
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) Handset
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms

HSPA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) GPRS
1 3 (100.00%) GSM
1 3 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 3 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 3 (100.00%) NFC
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
1 3 (100.00%) VoLTE
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Iperf
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CA
Hammersmith
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 8 days ago
Hammersmith
InfoURGE Technologies
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago