The table below looks at the statistics for QSIG 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 QSIG over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
QSIG
Rank - 596 593
Contract jobs citing QSIG 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.026% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £380 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £420 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
QSIG
UK

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
7716 7619 6697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.06% 15.03% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4754 4208 3602
Average daily rate £393 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 415 379
Average hourly rate £26.00 £27.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

QSIG
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QSIG across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 4 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing QSIG 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 QSIG.

1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya

QSIG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing QSIG 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 QSIG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel Engineer
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel