The table below looks at the statistics for HSPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HSPA over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £284 £410 £250
% change year-on-year
-30.79% +64.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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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 Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
83 47 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.48% 8.50% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 28 28
Average daily rate £325 £350 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +19.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £15.00 £47.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%