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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HSPA over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Rank - 123 -
Contract jobs citing HSPA 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.040% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.25% -
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 - - -
HSPA
England

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
390 395 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.69% 15.84% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 231 123
Median daily rate £363 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 34 30
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.54 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

HSPA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing HSPA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

HSPA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

HSPA
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

HSPA Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands