Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 22 July 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)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 356 392 372
Rank change year-on-year +36 -20 -22
Contract jobs citing HSPA 6 1 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.037% 0.005% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.026% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 18
South East median daily rate - - £290
England median daily rate £293 £130 £260
% change year-on-year +125.00% -50.00% -7.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South East median hourly rate - £32.50 -
England median hourly rate - £32.50 -

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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2799 3777 3849
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.29% 20.27% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1537 2127 1925
South East median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £220 £213
90th Percentile £538 £528 £500
England median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 220 222
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +5.77% +48.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.79
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.10 £45.44
England median hourly rate £18.98 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -24.08% +21.95% +10.93%

HSPA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing HSPA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for HSPA in the South East

HSPA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HSPA in the South East

HSPA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HSPA in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HSPA in the South East

HSPA
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HSPA within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 6 - -
Thames Valley - 6 - -
HSPA
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 South East region with a requirement for HSPA.

1 6 (100.00%) GSM
1 6 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 6 (100.00%) QA
1 6 (100.00%) LTE
1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (100.00%) Service Design
2 5 (83.33%) Numerate Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Problem Management
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) Xcode
3 4 (66.67%) Objective-C
3 4 (66.67%) Android
3 4 (66.67%) Apple
3 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Publishing
3 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (66.67%) Coaching
3 4 (66.67%) Mobile Development
3 4 (66.67%) Apple Swift
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) Android Studio
4 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (33.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (16.67%) Handset
6 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
6 1 (16.67%) VoLTE
6 1 (16.67%) VoWiFi

HSPA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (100.00%) GSM
1 6 (100.00%) LTE
1 6 (100.00%) WCDMA
2 1 (16.67%) VoLTE
2 1 (16.67%) VoWiFi
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Android Studio
1 4 (66.67%) Xcode
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Handset Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Applications Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Java Architect
3 1 (16.67%) LTE Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (16.67%) Handset
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Service Design
2 5 (83.33%) Problem Management
3 4 (66.67%) Coaching
3 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (66.67%) Mobile Development
3 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Apple Swift
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
1 5 (83.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Apple