The table below looks at the statistics for QSIG skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QSIG over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
QSIG
UK / England
Rank 577 607 586
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -21
Contract jobs citing QSIG 2 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.005% 0.002% 0.019%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.032% 0.015% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £205
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6246 6805 7037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.94% 14.50% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3918 4092 3908
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 293 421
Median hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

QSIG
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

QSIG Jobs Demand Trend in England

QSIG
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

QSIG Daily Rate Trend in England

QSIG
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

QSIG Hourly Rate Trend in England

QSIG
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QSIG within the England region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +9 1 - -
South East - 1 - - 1
QSIG
UK

QSIG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing QSIG 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 England region with a requirement for QSIG.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SCCP
2 3 (75.00%) H.323
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (50.00%) High Availability
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) PBX
4 1 (25.00%) PSTN
4 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (25.00%) ISDN
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) CCIE
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) CTI
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) IVR
4 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (25.00%) Red Box
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

QSIG
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) H.323
1 3 (75.00%) SCCP
2 2 (50.00%) PBX
2 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) CTI
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) ISDN
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) PSTN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCIE
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Red Box