The table below looks at the statistics for QSIG skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QSIG over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
QSIG
Rank - - 137
Contract jobs citing QSIG 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £280
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £280
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
463 436 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.41% 15.28% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 205 181
Average daily rate £340 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 40 32
Average hourly rate £21.50 £26.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.30% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £28.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

QSIG
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

QSIG Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

QSIG
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

QSIG Daily Rate Trend in the North West