The table below looks at the statistics for HSPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HSPA over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Rank - 165 -
Contract jobs citing HSPA 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.024% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £150 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £245 £283
% change year-on-year
- -13.27%
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
535 523 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.12% 12.46% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 285 229
Median daily rate £375 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 51 52
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.33 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.67% -22.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £27.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%

HSPA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

HSPA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

HSPA
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

HSPA Daily Rate Trend in the North West