The table below looks at the statistics for HSDPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HSDPA over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA)
Rank - 237 233
Contract jobs citing HSDPA 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.033% 0.037%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.18% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £310 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +55.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £310 £200
% change year-on-year
-27.41% +55.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
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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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1803 1658 1538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.29% 18.06% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 873 714 625
Average daily rate £370 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 102 165
Average hourly rate £34.00 £19.00 £26.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.94% -28.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

HSDPA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

HSDPA Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

HSDPA
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HSDPA across the South East region.

HSDPA Daily Rate Trend in the South East

HSDPA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HSDPA across the South East region.

HSDPA Hourly Rate Trend in the South East