The table below looks at the statistics for HSPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HSPA over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing HSPA 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £245 £255
% change year-on-year
- -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
HSPA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
113 126 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.80% 13.94% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 91 42
Median daily rate £375 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.18 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -30.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%