The table below looks at the statistics for HSPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HSPA over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Rank - - 23
Contract jobs citing HSPA 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £261 £175 £213
% change year-on-year
+49.28% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7 6 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.67% 2.93% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 8
Average daily rate £500 £275 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% +5.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

HSPA
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

HSPA Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands