The first table below looks at the demand for HSPA 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 HSPA over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the West Midlands region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Rank - 101 -
Contract jobs citing HSPA 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.20% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £175 £301
% change year-on-year
+61.42% -41.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.50 -
Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
358 295 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.89% 15.00% 14.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 131 135
Average daily rate £313 £323 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.10% +9.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £144 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 34 30
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.50 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
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HSPA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

HSPA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands