The first table below looks at the demand for Q.931 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Q.931 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Q.931
Rank 587 497 573
Rank change year-on-year
-90 +76
Contract jobs citing Q.931 3 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.014% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.045% 0.092% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate £350 £190 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -32.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6654 6543 8532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.96% 15.18% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3569 3350 4094
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% -6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 529 578
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.46 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Q.931
UK

Q.931
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Q.931 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Q.931 Jobs Demand Trend in England

Q.931
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Q.931 across the England region.

Q.931 Daily Rate Trend in England

Q.931
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Q.931 across the England region.

Q.931 Hourly Rate Trend in England

Q.931
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Q.931 within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East - 3 £350 -
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Q.931
UK

Q.931
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Q.931 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Q.931.

1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) CCIE
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Benchmarking
1 2 (50.00%) MGCP
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) PBX
1 2 (50.00%) PSTN
1 2 (50.00%) QSIG
1 2 (50.00%) H.323
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) XMPP
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
1 2 (50.00%) Use Case
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (50.00%) CCVP
1 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (50.00%) Verint
2 1 (25.00%) Sonus
2 1 (25.00%) Softswitch
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) SS7

Q.931
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Q.931 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Q.931. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) MGCP
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) PBX
1 2 (50.00%) PSTN
1 2 (50.00%) QSIG
1 2 (50.00%) H.323
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
1 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) Softswitch
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) SS7
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Expert
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) XMPP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Benchmarking
1 2 (50.00%) Use Case
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCIE
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) CCVP
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) Verint
2 1 (25.00%) Sonus