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 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 - - -
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 £250 £123 £175
% change year-on-year
+104.08% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - -
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
100 83 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.35% 10.22% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 44 56
Median daily rate £390 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -62.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%