The table below looks at the statistics for HSPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HSPA over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Rank 270 270 236
Rank change year-on-year
0 -34
Contract jobs citing HSPA 1 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.011% 0.021% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.053% 0.11% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Median daily rate - £283 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +61.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £123 £175
% change year-on-year
+104.08% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - -
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1882 1864 1660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.66% 19.51% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1042 903 719
Median daily rate £375 £366 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 106 104
Median hourly rate £35.25 £34.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.67% +80.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £15.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

HSPA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

HSPA Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

HSPA
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

HSPA Daily Rate Trend in the South East

HSPA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

HSPA Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

HSPA
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HSPA within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 1 - -
HSPA
England

HSPA
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HSPA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for HSPA.

1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) HSDPA
1 2 (100.00%) Anite
1 2 (100.00%) Handset
1 2 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 2 (100.00%) Agilent
1 2 (100.00%) HSUPA
1 2 (100.00%) LTE

HSPA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) HSDPA
1 2 (100.00%) HSUPA
1 2 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) LTE Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Handset
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Agilent
1 2 (100.00%) Anite