The table below looks at the statistics for HSPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HSPA over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Rank 138 - 134
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HSPA 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.030% - 0.095%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% - 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £150 £250
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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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 South West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
542 265 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.49% 11.85% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 140 201
Average daily rate £365 £290 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.86% -22.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 31 63
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.65 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.22% -21.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

HSPA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

HSPA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

HSPA
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

HSPA Daily Rate Trend in the South West

HSPA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

HSPA Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

HSPA
Top 2 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) 4G

HSPA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) 4G