Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 - 166
Rank change year-on-year - +166 +16
Contract jobs citing HSPA 12 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.29% - 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.57% - 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Berkshire median daily rate - - £305
South East median daily rate - £280 £305
% change year-on-year - -8.20% +7.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 765 984 1067
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.59% 23.06% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 488 526
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £398 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +6.71% +3.47%
10th Percentile £246 £253 £213
90th Percentile £600 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 55 55
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -48.57% +100.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £13.50
90th Percentile £42.38 £55.00 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -31.86% +11.70% +26.83%

HSPA
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing HSPA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 21 November 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 12 (100.00%) GSM
1 12 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 12 (100.00%) QA
1 12 (100.00%) LTE
1 12 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (100.00%) Service Design
2 11 (91.67%) Numerate Degree
2 11 (91.67%) Problem Management
2 11 (91.67%) Degree
3 10 (83.33%) Project Management
3 10 (83.33%) Finance
3 10 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (83.33%) Mentoring
3 10 (83.33%) Coaching
4 9 (75.00%) VoWiFi
4 9 (75.00%) VoLTE
5 7 (58.33%) Android Studio
5 7 (58.33%) Android
5 7 (58.33%) Publishing
5 7 (58.33%) Xcode
5 7 (58.33%) Objective-C
5 7 (58.33%) Apple
5 7 (58.33%) Java
5 7 (58.33%) Mobile Development
5 7 (58.33%) Apple Swift
6 5 (41.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 5 (41.67%) 3G
6 5 (41.67%) Apple iOS
7 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
8 3 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) GSM
1 12 (100.00%) LTE
1 12 (100.00%) WCDMA
2 9 (75.00%) VoLTE
2 9 (75.00%) VoWiFi
3 5 (41.67%) 3G
4 2 (16.67%) 3GPP
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Android Studio
1 7 (58.33%) Xcode
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) Publishing
3 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Design Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) LTE Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Applications Architect
4 3 (25.00%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Handset Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Java Applications Architect
5 2 (16.67%) Java Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Java Software Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Software Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (16.67%) Handset
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Android
2 5 (41.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Service Design
2 11 (91.67%) Problem Management
3 10 (83.33%) Coaching
3 10 (83.33%) Mentoring
3 10 (83.33%) Project Management
3 10 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (58.33%) Mobile Development
5 3 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Apple Swift
1 7 (58.33%) Java
1 7 (58.33%) Objective-C
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Degree
1 11 (91.67%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Apple