The table below looks at the statistics for HSDPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HSDPA over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing HSDPA 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
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 £240 £128 £225
% change year-on-year
+88.23% -43.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.33%
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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 West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
429 325 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.13% 15.57% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 153 146
Average daily rate £325 £343 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% +14.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £216 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 34 50
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £12.15 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £33.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

HSDPA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

HSDPA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

HSDPA
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

HSDPA Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands