The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for HSPA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HSPA over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 - 114
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing HSPA 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.11% - 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.55% - 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £180
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 - £123
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

HSPA is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 365 553 586
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.86% 23.24% 24.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 253 237
Median daily rate £388 £365 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.30% +7.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 31
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.89% -59.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

HSPA
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing HSPA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for HSPA in Berkshire

HSPA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HSPA in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for HSPA in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HSPA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for HSPA.

1 11 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 11 (100.00%) GSM
1 11 (100.00%) QA
1 11 (100.00%) LTE
1 11 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (100.00%) Service Design
2 10 (90.91%) Problem Management
3 9 (81.82%) Android
3 9 (81.82%) Android Studio
3 9 (81.82%) Mentoring
3 9 (81.82%) Coaching
3 9 (81.82%) Mobile Development
3 9 (81.82%) Apple Swift
3 9 (81.82%) Java
3 9 (81.82%) Apple
3 9 (81.82%) Project Management
3 9 (81.82%) Xcode
3 9 (81.82%) Objective-C
3 9 (81.82%) Publishing
3 9 (81.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (81.82%) Degree
3 9 (81.82%) Numerate Degree
4 8 (72.73%) Finance
5 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
6 2 (18.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (9.09%) Handset
7 1 (9.09%) 3GPP
7 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
7 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
7 1 (9.09%) VoWiFi

HSPA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) GSM
1 11 (100.00%) LTE
1 11 (100.00%) WCDMA
2 1 (9.09%) 3GPP
2 1 (9.09%) VoLTE
2 1 (9.09%) VoWiFi
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Android Studio
1 9 (81.82%) Xcode
General
1 9 (81.82%) Publishing
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Design Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Java Applications Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Java Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Handset Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) LTE Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) Handset
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Service Design
2 10 (90.91%) Problem Management
3 9 (81.82%) Coaching
3 9 (81.82%) Mentoring
3 9 (81.82%) Mobile Development
3 9 (81.82%) Project Management
3 9 (81.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Apple Swift
1 9 (81.82%) Java
1 9 (81.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Degree
1 9 (81.82%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Apple