The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Rank - 102 -
Contract jobs citing HSPA 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.28% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £150 £333
% change year-on-year
+88.33% -54.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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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 West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
419 322 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.61% 15.25% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 151 144
Average daily rate £320 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.77% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 34 38
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.00 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.50 £38.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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